LOCATION: Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, CA
DEPT: School of Psychology / The Thrive Center for Human Development
JOB CLASS: Full-Time
EXEMPT STATUS: Exempt
PAY RATE: Salary is commensurate with rank and experience
REPORTS TO: Dean of the School of Psychology
THE SCHOOL OF PSYCHOLOGY AT FULLER THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY seeks to fill a junior, mid, or senior level tenure-track faculty position with The Thrive Center for Human Development at Fuller Theological Seminary’s main campus in Pasadena, CA. Located in one of the most ethnically and culturally diverse regions of the country, the seminary and school have a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff. Accordingly, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of underrepresented groups and strongly encourage women and persons of color to apply for these positions.
We are seeking a full-time faculty member who has demonstrated excellence in research and teaching in psychology within an area of specialization related to the mission and purpose of The Thrive Center such as thriving, positive psychology, positive youth development, virtue and character strengths, religious and spiritual development, and positive developmental neuroscience. Qualified applicants must have a PhD or PsyD, and demonstrated traction in research and effective teaching evaluations. Candidates should also show evidence of contributing to the field through professional presentations and publications and being committed to diversity as a core value. Senior candidates will have a distinguished research record as a leader in their field. Candidates for the position must be interested in collaborative research that promotes an understanding of diverse human thriving. Responsibilities include graduate level teaching, research mentoring, maintaining a productive program of applied research, and engaging in translational efforts to further the mission of the center.
Fuller Theological Seminary is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. The School of Psychology is committed to Clinical Excellence, the Integration of Psychology and Christianity, Research Innovation, Cultural Competence, and Academic Strength. Faculty members are expected to affirm to the seminary’s Statement of Faith and abide by its Community Standards. Additional information about The Thrive Center can be found at www.thethrivecenter.org and the School of Psychology at www.fuller.edu/school-of-psychology/.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a suitable candidate is appointed. Candidates should apply online at fuller.edu and submit an electronic packet to firstname.lastname@example.org that includes the following:
A letter of interest summarizing research interests, vocational goals, leadership philosophy statement, and multi-cultural perspectives and experiences.
A current CV
2 sample publications
3 letters of reference
Specific questions about the position may also be sent to the email address above.
Fuller Theological Seminary is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. To the extent required by law, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status. As a religious institution, Fuller Theological Seminary is permitted and reserves the right to prefer employees or prospective employees for certain positions on the basis of religion.
Internal Number: 2164
About The Thrive Center for Human Development
The Thrive Center for Human Development was established in 2011 with a dual mission as both an academic research center that teaches and mentors future scholars in the field of psychology; and a non-profit organization that conducts research and converts learnings of its research about human thriving into applied resources to inspire, educate and equip youth workers, educators, coaches, parents and other adults who care for youth.