The Department of Psychology at Rutgers University-New Brunswick, NJ, plans to hire a tenure track Assistant Professor in SOCIALPSYCHOLOGY, with a start date of September 1, 2020. We seek a candidate who has a strong research program in any area of social psychology. Special consideration will be given to candidates who could contribute to quantitative graduate training and whose research is in one or more of the following areas: diversity science, motivation, social/affective neuroscience, and health. The successful candidate will have the potential to attract extramural funding and hold a Ph.D. in Social Psychology or closely related field and would likely benefit from links to: the Center for Race and Ethnicity; the Rutgers Center for Cognitive Science, the Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research; Genetics; the Institute for Food, Nutrition, and Health, the Center of Alcohol Studies; the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School; The Brain Health Institute, and the Cancer Institute of New Jersey. Rutgers' student body and geographic location are characterized by immense cultural, ethnic, political, and socioeconomic diversity and we are committed to building a program whose faculty, research and scholarly activities integrate with and nurture its diversity.
Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Social Psychology by the time of appointment, will be expected to develop and maintain an active, extramurally funded research program, and teach and mentor at the undergraduate and graduate level in field of social psychology.
Applicants should submit a CV, research statement, teaching philosophy, representative reprints, and 3 letters of recommendation to: http://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/99891. Candidates are also encouraged to address (in these statements or separately) ways in which their work includes open science practices, their commitment to service, and/or ways in which their research, courses, or service will contribute to the Rutgers's commitment to enhancing diversity and inclusiveness (broadly construed). Review of applications will begin on October 18, 2019 and continue until the position is filled, but timely submission of materials is recommended for full consideration. Applicants may contact Diana Sanchez, Ph.D., Chair of the Search Committee, with questions or concerns about the application or review process, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Minimum Education and Experience:
Candidates must have completed a Ph.D. in Social Psychology by August 2020.
Posting Number: 19FA2129
Location: Livingston (RU-New Brunswick)
Internal Number: 99891
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