Full-Time Lecturer AY - Psychology and Child Development 23/24

California Polytechnic State University
June 05, 2023
Offerd Salary:$4,530-$6,056
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Full-Time Lecturer AY - Psychology and Child Development 23/24

Apply now Job no: 527117 Work type: Instructional Faculty - Temporary/Lecturer Location: San Luis Obispo Categories: Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association, Temporary, Full Time

PSYCHOLOGY AND CHILD DEVELOPMENT- The Department of Psychology and Child Development in the College of Liberal Arts at California

Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly), San Luis Obispo, California, invites applications for one full-time lecturer position(s) to begin September 14, 2023. This is a one-year appointment with the possibility of an extension to a second year. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Duties and responsibilities include teaching in our undergraduate program (specialization open to any one of the following: Developmental Psychology, Social and Personality Psychology, Clinical and Counseling Psychology, Neuroscience, Experimental Psychology). MS or equivalent in Psychology or a closely related field. Demonstrated evidence of or potential for excellence in teaching at the university level required; ABD or PhD preferred. Preference given to those who can teach in-person at our campus in San Luis Obispo, CA. Applicants who can only teach online will be considered but must be located in California.

Initial rank and salary for lecturer faculty are based on professional experience and educational background and are determined by the hiring department. Most new lecturers are hired at the Lecturer A or B rank. As of July 2022, the classification salary ranges for the respective ranks are:

Lecturer A: $4,530-$6,056

Lecturer B: $5,405-$11,994

Lecturer C: $6,190-$13,172

Lecturer D: $7,794-$13,797

The College of Liberal Arts (CLA) sees diversity as central to its mission and is committed to fostering an equitable and inclusive environment within the college and university. We value our diversity of complex and intersecting identities, while striving to maintain an environment that is socially just, equitable, respectful, and inclusive. The successful applicant should be able to clearly demonstrate how they have infused these values and student learning objectives into their work. They should be prepared to present clear examples for how they would infuse these areas into their work as a faculty member.

At California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, we strongly value diversity and inclusion. We believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. Bringing people together from different backgrounds, experiences and value systems fosters the innovative and creative thinking that exemplifies Cal Poly's values of free inquiry, cultural and intellectual diversity, mutual respect, civic engagement, and social and environmental responsibility.

Cal Poly's commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring, and retention. California Polytechnic State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.


Demonstrated experience and commitment to student-centered learning and teaching, as well as the ability to collaboratively work in multidisciplinary settings is required. Demonstrated proficiency in written and oral use of the English language is required.

MS in Psychology or a closely related field and demonstrated evidence of or potential for excellence in teaching at the university level required; ABD or PhD preferred.


All CSU employees are designated "mandated reporters" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act. As a condition of your employment, you will be required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 and any subsequent amendments.

Following a conditional offer of employment, a background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate may start work with Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may result in the withdrawal of the offer of employment. Note: Cal Poly cannot deny an applicant a position solely or in part due to a criminal conviction history until it has performed an individualized assessment and linked the relevant conviction history with specific job duties in the position being sought.

Please note: Current employees who are offered positions on campus will be required to undergo a background check for any position where a background check is required by law or that Cal Poly has designated as sensitive. Sensitive positions are those requiring heightened scrutiny of individuals holding the position based on potential for harm to children, concerns for the safety and security of people, animals, or property, or heightened risk of financial loss to Cal Poly or individuals in the university community.

For health and well-being, Cal Poly is a smoke & tobacco-free campus. The university is committed to promoting a healthy environment for all members of our community.

In accordance with the California State University (CSU) Out-of-State Employment Policy, the CSU is a state entity whose business operations reside within the State of California and prohibits hiring employees to perform CSU related work outside of California.


The Psychology and Child Development Department consists of 25 tenure-track faculty, over 20 part-time lecturers, 650 undergraduate students and 30 master's students in Psychology and Child Development. The department's website is https:// psycd.calpoly.edu.


Please attach (1) a cover letter (2) resume/curriculum vitae, (3) a statement of diversity and inclusion describing how you would demonstrate a commitment in these areas as an instructor at Cal Poly, (4) a list indicating courses you are interested in teaching (see the list of PSY/CD courses at https: // catalog.calpoly.edu/coursesaz/psy/); if applicable, a list of courses previously taught (5) a copy of unofficial transcripts of highest degree earned, (6) please attach your teaching philosophy statement and teaching evaluations, if available.

Please be prepared to provide three professional references with names and email addresses when completing the online faculty application. Cal Poly will directly solicit letters from the people listed by applicants. For full consideration apply by the REVIEW BEGIN DATE: June 5, 2023. Applicants with complete files by the Review Begin Date will be given full consideration. Applications received after this date may be considered. Sealed official transcripts showing highest degree earned will be required prior to appointment.

For questions, please contact the Psychology and Child Development Department at (805) 756-2456.

Advertised: May 04, 2023 (3:45 PM) Pacific Daylight Time Applications close: Open Until Filled

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