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Assistant Professor: 1920-017
Effective Date:  Fall Semester, 2020 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Psychology, Neuropsychology or a related field prior to date of appointment (ABD applicants accepted; PhD required by August 2020)
  • Active research program in neuropsychology that serves as a training opportunity for students
  • Demonstrated evidence of teaching excellence at the university level (e.g., student evaluations/summaries, peer observation summaries)
  • Ability/interest in teaching courses in neuropsychology
  • Able to supervise Master’s theses   

Desired/Preferred Qualifications:

  • Evidence of research productivity
  • Experience working with students from diverse backgrounds
  • Demonstrated intercultural competence with diverse groups in teaching, research and/or service.


All applications must include:

  • Cover letter that address the above minimum and desired/preferred qualifications.
  • Curriculum vitae
  • statement of research interests
  • statement of teaching philosophy
  • reprints/preprints of up to three representative publications
  • Evidence of teaching success at the university level (e.g., student evaluations/summaries, peer observation summaries)
  • arrange for three current letters of recommendation to be submitted
  • A completed Faculty Application
  • Applicant Survey 1920

Submit application materials and direct any inquiries to:

A review of applications will begin on January 06, 2020; however, the position will be open until filled.

The university is particularly interested in applicants who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented groups. 

CSUSM has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPISI) and was recently named one of the top 32 Colleges most friendly to junior faculty by the Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education. 

California State University San Marcos is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that is strongly committed to promoting diversity in all areas of the campus community. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, physical or mental disability, gender or sex, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion or religious creed, sexual orientation, and veteran or military status.

The person holding this position is considered a limited mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 (revised July 21, 2017) as a condition of employment.

This position is subject to employment verification, education verification, reference checks and criminal record checks. An offer of appointment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check, including a criminal records check, and may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information.