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Asst Prof Psychology

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Candidates should include a statement of research and teaching interests and experiences, a curriculum vita, and reprints/preprints. Please provide contact information for three references. Applications received by November 16, 2017 are assured full consideration.

Position Information

Position Information

Faculty Rank Assistant Professor
Posting Number 2017_00471F
Posting Type
Official Title ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
Working Title Asst Prof Psychology
Title Code 55100
Retirement Plan TRS or ORP
Department PSYCHOLOGY
Salary Range 85,000
Job Summary

The Department of Psychology at the University of Georgia (http://www.uga.edu/psychology/) is seeking to fill one Assistant Professor tenure-track position beginning August, 2018. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in Psychology and an established research program in Social-Personality Psychology or in the study of Individual Differences, and have an interest studying Cultural influences. The candidate should have the ability to teach related courses at the graduate and undergraduate level. The ability to obtain external grant support is expected and candidates with evidence of a current history of successful grantsmanship are desired. The Department of Psychology has approximately 40 faculty members and 100 doctoral students. Successful applicants will join a nationally prominent and productive research faculty and department interested in promoting the careers of junior faculty. Collaboration with faculty across the department and the University is encouraged. Established collaborative associations with the Owens Institute for Behavioral Research, the Institute of Gerontology, the Bioimaging Research Center, the Biomedical and Health Sciences Institute, the College of Public Health, the UGA/Augusta University Medical Partnership, and the Clinical and Translational Research Unit offer excellent research development opportunities.

UGA is a land and sea grant institution located in Athens, 90 miles northeast of Atlanta, the state capital (www.visitathensga.com; www.uga.edu). Athens, Georgia is well known for its quality of life, with easy access to both outdoor and urban activities (exploregeorgia.org).

The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, its many units, and the University of Georgia are committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and students, and sustaining a work and learning environment that is inclusive. Women, minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The University is an EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

Minimum Qualifications

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in Psychology and an established research program commensurate with the application description as well as the ability to teach related courses at the graduate and undergraduate level. The ability to obtain external grant support is expected.

Preferred Qualifications

Candidates with evidence of a current history of successful grantsmanship are desired (e.g., K award; R21).

Degree Level Doctorate
Posting Date 09/26/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Closing Date
Appointment Status Regular
Location of Vacancy Athens Area

Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Teaching Portfolio/Philosophy
  4. Research Portfolio/Philosophy
  5. Sample Publications
  6. List of References with Contact Information
Optional Documents