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Assistant Professor-Social Psychology

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Work type: Faculty Full Time
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                                                           Assistant Professor in Social Psychology

The Department of Psychology at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Social Psychology.

Minimum requirements are a doctoral degree in psychology or closely related field conferred by the start date, teaching experience and/or training, and evidence of scholarly productivity with the potential to garner extramural funding for research. 

Preferred qualifications are post-doctoral research experience, strong quantitative skills, evidence of successful work with individuals from diverse backgrounds, and research interests that complement or expand upon current department research areas such as, but not limited to: applied social psychology; social perception; social cognition; group processes; health promotion and intervention; or industrial-organizational psychology. The position will begin on September 1, 2019.

The successful candidate is expected to develop an active program of research, seek and attain external funding, and demonstrate teaching excellence. The standard teaching load is three classes per term.  Grant-funded buy out is permitted. Potential course assignments for this position include Introduction to Psychology, Statistics (graduate and undergraduate), content-based Methods, Social Psychology, and other undergraduate and graduate courses in the candidate’s area of expertise that support the Department’s BA and MA in Psychology. For more information regarding the Psychology Department, please see our website at http://www.umassd.edu/cas/psychology/.

The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth is one of five UMass campuses, located on the South Coast of Massachusetts between Cape Cod and Rhode Island in a region well known for its beautiful beaches and scenic harbors.  About an hour from Boston and 45 minutes from Providence, the South Coast provides opportunities for rural or urban living with access to major metropolitan areas and pristine natural beauty.  The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth is dedicated to building a culturally diverse and inclusive faculty and staff committed to excellence in teaching and research.

To apply, please submit a curriculum vitae, a cover letter describing both research and teaching interests and accomplishments, complete contact information for three professional references, and reprints (preprints). 

Applications will be reviewed beginning December 15, 2018 until the position is filled. Questions regarding the position should be sent to the Department Chair, R. Thomas Boone at tboone@umassd.edu.

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