The Department of Psychology at the University of Massachusetts Boston invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Social Psychology, to begin September 1, 2016.
Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. in Social Psychology (or related field) with demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching undergraduate introductory and advanced courses in Social Psychology, and a demonstrated potential for excellence in research. Specific focus of research is open, with priority given to candidates whose interests overlap with the Developmental and Brain Sciences or Clinical Psychology Ph.D. programs in areas such as developmental social, social-cognitive, social affective neuroscience, or socio-cultural influences on behavior. Preference will be given to candidates with a record of, or high potential for, successful external grant funding. Successful candidates will have the option for developing advanced courses within their specialty area. Collaboration with the Sociology Department and the Center for Survey Research is also possible. UMass Boston has strong traditions of diversity and interdisciplinary research and seeks candidates who will further these traditions.
Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a letter describing research and teaching interests, selected (p)reprints of publications, and contact information for three letters of recommendation. Materials must be submitted online: [http://umb.interviewexchange.com/candapply.jsp?JOBID=65001]
Review of applications will begin November 15th and continue until the position is filled. For more information about the Psychology Department visit our website at [http://psych.umb.edu].
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