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Visiting Assistant Professor Position in Psychology

Date Posted: 3/05/2010

Status: Full-time one-year visiting position

Term: Fall 2010

Job Description:  Soka University of America invites application for a one year visiting professor position in Psychology beginning August of 2010.  Rank and specialty are open, with the successful candidate willing and able to teach in these subject areas: Introduction to Psychology and Psychological Disorders.  In addition, the applicant can expect to teach a couple of interdisciplinary courses.  Commitment to teaching and research, and the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues are essential.

Soka University of America offers a challenging program in liberal arts with a focus on the Pacific Basin.  The university is committed to inter-disciplinary academic program that supports a multidisciplinary approach to education.  The university aims to foster stimulating and rewarding intellectual relationships among faculty and between faculty and students through collaboration and mentoring.  An appreciation of the centrality of peace, freedom and human rights is the founding impetus for the university and its mission. 

Job Qualifications: Candidates must hold a PhD in psychology and must be versatile enough to teach interdisciplinary courses within the general education curriculum.  

Benefits and Salary: Salary is determined based on rank and years of relevant experience. All full-time faculty members are eligible for medical, dental and retirement benefits.

Contact Information:  Applications will be accepted immediately and the position will remain open until filled or closed.  Start date for this position is August, 2010.

To apply, please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, samples of teaching evaluations, and other supporting materials to:

Psychology Visiting Position c/o:
Edward M. Feasel, Ph.D.
Dean of Faculty
Soka University of America
1 University Drive
Aliso Viejo, CA, 92656
Email:  facultyrecruiting@soka.edu

Soka University of America is an equal opportunity employer.

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