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From: *Gedeon Deák* <gdeak@ucsd.edu>
Date: Thursday, 21 January 2016
Subject: [COGDEVSOC] UCSD position: Assistant Teaching Professor (Lecturer
with Potential Security of Employment)
To: "cogdevsoc@lists.cogdevsoc.org" <cogdevsoc@lists.cogdevsoc.org>
Cc: Camie Nguyen <tln002@ucsd.edu>

The Human Development Program at the University of California, San
Diego, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Teaching
Professor (LPSOE) position, specifically within the area of
Socio-Cultural Lifespan Development, beginning July 1, 2016. This
position emphasizes excellence in teaching and other
instruction-related activities to undergraduate education. Assistant
Teaching Professors are evaluated based on their teaching performance,
engagement in professional activities and service related to the
pedagogical mission of the Program and University.

The Human Development Program (HDP) (http://hdp.ucsd.edu/) is located
within the Division of Social Sciences at UC, San Diego and is
committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty,
staff and student body. HDP is an undergraduate program that provides
students with a unique perspective that highlights the dynamics of
lifespan development. The program reflects the interdisciplinary
nature of research at UCSD. The profile of the HDP major reflects this
perspective analytically and structurally. There are, accordingly,
three lifespan concentrations available for majors: Biological
Development, Language and Cognitive Development, and Socio-Cultural

The Program is seeking a candidate with a strong background in
cross-cultural research, particularly focused on adolescence though
late life development. Required qualifications include a Ph.D. in any
of several relevant fields, for example, Anthropology, Psychology,
Communications, Education, and Sociology, among others. Candidates
will be favored who (1) have teaching expertise and a background in
social-cultural topics, (2) have knowledge and expertise in advanced
methods, including experimental methodology and quantitative analysis,
qualitative and/or mixed methods designs. (3) have superlative
accomplishments in the classroom or other instructional settings, (4)
have shown potential or demonstrated educational leadership in areas
contributing to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and (5) will
contribute to instruction-related activities including curriculum
development and employment of new technologies.

Salary: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on
University of California pay scales.

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin February 22, 2016 and
will continue until the position is filled.

To Apply: Candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae,
teaching statement, links to any documentation of teaching excellence
(including instructional materials developed by the candidate,
summaries of teaching evaluations, on-line instructional segments,
reprints of scholarly articles particularly with a pedagogical focus),
and a personal statement that summarizes their past or potential
contributions to diversity (see
http://facultyequity.ucsd.edu/Faculty-Applicant-C2D-Info.asp for
further information). The candidate should also arrange for three to
four letters of recommendation commenting on the candidate’s
pedagogical skills, among other attributes to be submitted via the
on-line application system. All materials should be submitted
electronically via UCSD's Academic Personnel On-Line RECRUIT at
Please apply to the following job posting: Assistant Teaching
Professor–Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration
for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national
origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.


Gedeon O. Deák, Ph.D.
Department of Cognitive Science
9500 Gilman Dr.
Univ. CA, San Diego
La Jolla, CA 92093-0515

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