Assistant Professor of Applied Quantitative Methods in the Graduate School of Psychology (Tenure-Track) California Lutheran University invites applicants for the position of tenure track Assistant Professor in Applied Quantitative Methods beginning in the fall of 2018. The successful candidate will join our MS graduate program in Applied Quantitative Methods in the Clinical Health Sciences. This new program is a planned major revision to our current MS in Clinical Psychology program that is set to be fully implemented by fall of 2019. Applicants must have a doctorate in statistics, mathematics, social sciences, or the health sciences and demonstrated experience applying quantitative methods to address problems in the social, behavioral, or health sciences. Proficiency in statistics and research methods is required. Skills in programming languages (R, Python, or equivalent), data wrangling and statistical methods such as multilevel modeling, classification methods, and predictive analytics is strongly preferred. The successful candidate for this position will be able to demonstrate outstanding commitment to graduate teaching and thesis supervision as well as a record of scholarly productivity. Courses to be taught range from statistical modeling, exploratory data analysis and visualization, introduction to data science for the social and behavioral sciences, and introduction to programming for data science, among others. Additional duties include thesis supervision, creating research externships, and developing a program of research that engages students and contributes to the cultural diversity of Cal Lutheran. All faculty are expected to participate in ongoing program development within the graduate program, serve on faculty committees, and establish collaborative relationships within the University and broader community. Our campus has recently become a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) and we are looking for candidates with a demonstrated commitment to and success working in diverse, multi-cultural and multi-racial communities. Cal Lutheran encourages applicants from all faiths, and advocates for justice and fairness for all people. Cal Lutheran is an accredited, private, comprehensive university that engages students in critical inquiry and is dedicated to educating leaders for a global society. The campus is located midway between Santa Barbara and Los Angeles, and is home to more than 2,800 undergraduate and 1,250 graduate students who come from 35 countries and represent a variety of faiths. 45.2% of Cal Lutheran students are from underrepresented groups, and 34% of freshmen are first generation students.
The MS AQM program is housed within the Graduate School of Psychology (GSOP) at California Lutheran University. The GSOP includes an APA-accredited doctoral program in clinical psychology, an MS program in counseling psychology (MFT emphasis), and two large community counseling centers that provide low-fee clinical services in both Spanish and English. The MS AQM program will distinguish itself by having small classes, a caring faculty and staff, state of the art facilities and technology, and a rigorous curriculum designed to prepare students for doctoral study. The program will accept 20 students per cohort. We will begin reviewing applications on November 17, 2017. Application Instructions: We look forward to reading your application! Please apply online at https://careers.callutheran.edu/postings/
Make sure to include the following with your application: 1) Cover letter that specifically addresses how you meet the qualifications of the position and are prepared to support the mission of Cal Lutheran, its new designation as an HSI, and the MS AQM program. 2) Curriculum vitae (CV)/ resume 3) Teaching philosophy, specifically addressing how your teaching adapts to the needs of under-represented ethnic minority students and first generation college students. 4) Statement of research and samples of scholarship
Doctorate in statistics, mathematics, social sciences, or the health sciences and demonstrated experience applying quantitative methods to address problems in the social, behavioral, or health sciences. ABD is also accepted. Proficiency in statistics and research methods is required.