Full-Time, Practice-Track Faculty Position in Applied Psychology – (Los Angeles, California, United States)

The Master of Science in Applied Psychology program in the Department of Psychology at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California, is seeking a Full-Time Applied Psychology Faculty beginning Fall Term, 2023. This is a practice track faculty position, rank and salary range open and dependent upon qualifications. The position is based on campus in LA and will include in-person and online teaching graduate-level courses (e.g., consumer psychology, user experience research, research methods, internship).   

Ideal candidates will have an interest in forward-looking applications of consumer psychology or related areas (e.g., consumer behavior, user experience, media, advertising). Demonstrated industry experience (e.g., consumer insights, UX research, experience design, brand consulting) is preferred. The position requires a PhD in psychology or related field (e.g., Marketing, Sociology, Behavioral Economics) and teaching experience, preferably at the graduate level. The Master of Science in Applied Psychology Program (MAPP) is an innovative terminal master’s program designed to propel students into jobs where they will use psychology to address real-world issues in non-clinical roles.  

In order to be considered for this position, all candidates must apply via the “Apply” link at the top or bottom of this page.  Please provide (a) your CV: (b) a cover letter describing your past business experience, courses you have taught, whether they were on-line or in person, and whether graduate or undergraduate (c) teaching evaluations from your prior teaching.  For inquiries, please contact Don Ward (Program Administrator) at warddl@usc.edu. 

The annual base salary range for this position is $80,495 – $89,335. When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations.

USC is an equal-opportunity educator and employer, proudly pluralistic and firmly committed to providing equal opportunity for outstanding persons of every race, gender, creed and background. The university particularly encourages members of underrepresented groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply. USC will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. Further information is available by contacting uschr@usc.edu

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