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Assistant Professor of Health Psychology

The Department of Psychology at Loyola Marymount University invites applications for a tenure-track position starting at the level of Assistant Professor to begin August 15, 2022. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in psychology with an emphasis in research related to Health Psychology (i.e., the study of psychological, biological, social, and cultural processes and influences in health, illness, and health care). The Department aims to hire an individual with the potential to develop an ongoing program of research into which our undergraduate students can be integrated. Openness toward multi-disciplinary, interdisciplinary, and/or collaborative research with colleagues in Psychology and other departments is also valued. The successful candidate will regularly teach both lower-division courses (including statistics, research methods, and/or biological bases of behavior) and upper-division electives in their areas of expertise, including health psychology and senior seminars in their research specialty. The LMU community, including the Department of Psychology, demonstrates a commitment to Catholic/Jesuit intellectual traditions and is composed of faculty, staff, and students from a wide range of culturally and religiously diverse backgrounds. Applicants should be committed to working in and with this diverse population, to the LMU mission, and to undergraduate teaching and research in the liberal arts tradition. Other responsibilities include advising students on their academic and professional aspirations and participating in department, college, and university service responsibilities. 

The application requires: 1) a cover letter addressing fit with position and resonance with LMU’s mission; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) a research statement; 4) a statement of teaching philosophy that demonstrates your approach to teaching in the liberal arts tradition, and, if available, teaching evaluations and/or sample syllabi; 5) a statement that addresses contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion in teaching and mentoring; 6) up to three representative publications; and 7) three letters of recommendation.  Application materials should be submitted by October 15, 2021 by 5pm PST.  All application materials except the letters of recommendation should be uploaded to Tenure Line Psychology (myworkdayjobs.com). The three letters of recommendation should be emailed by the recommender directly to the following email address: PSYCFacultySearch@lmu.edu.  The subject line should read: “[Candidate Name] Recommendation for Health Psychology.” Applications missing any of the materials or arriving after October 15, 2021 will not be considered. Only electronic applications will be considered.  A Ph.D. in Psychology is required. Please direct questions to Brett Marroquín, Search Committee Chair, at PSYCFacultySearch@lmu.edu.   

Loyola Marymount University, founded in 1911, is a comprehensive, Carnegie-classified R2 institution in the mainstream of American Catholic higher education. Located on the west side of Los Angeles overlooking the Pacific, LMU is one of the nation's 28 Jesuit colleges and universities and five Marymount institutions. It serves 6200 undergraduates and over 3000 graduate students in the Colleges/Schools of Liberal Arts, Science and Engineering, Business Administration, Communication and Fine Arts, Film and Television, Education, and Law.

Loyola Marymount University seeks outstanding applicants who value its mission and share its commitment to inclusive excellence, the education of the whole person, and the building of a just society. LMU is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment as defined by federal, state and local law. We invite all persons in the full diversity of their being, life experiences, and beliefs to apply. Please read more about our commitments and our efforts at https://resources.lmu.edu/officeofinterculturalaffairs.

Position: Assistant Professor of Health Psychology
Organization: Loyola Marymount University
Location: Los Angeles,  CA 
United States
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Posting Start Date: 8/18/2021
Date Posted: 8/17/2021
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Status: This listing expires on: 8/17/2022
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