The Department of Psychological Sciences in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Connecticut invites applications for an Associate Professor, tenure-track, at the Stamford Campus to begin in the Fall of 2020.
The Department of Psychological Sciences, consistent with the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences and the entire UConn community, has an overriding commitment to diversity as a core value and basic tenet. The regional campus at Stamford is at the center of a robust business community and energizing city. UConn Stamford students gain access to myriad and valuable internships, field placements, and employment with a variety of community-based and business organizations from the health, media, and financial sectors.
The successful candidate will show evidence of a robust research program. The Stamford campus and its surrounding area offer unique opportunities for research in multiple areas, including field research and/or collaborative research with businesses and community organizations. Candidates with a background in clinical, community, environmental, health, industrial-organizational, or social psychology are especially encouraged to apply. Faculty at the Stamford campus join one of the graduate programs at the Storrs campus, https://grad.psych.uconn.edu/prospective/phd/overview/, but their research, teaching, and service centers around the Stamford campus.
Successful candidates will be expected to demonstrate the existence of an active research program in their area of expertise, a track record (or promise) of obtaining external research support, and a commitment to excellence in teaching. This position includes the teaching of research methods as well as other undergraduate courses in an area of specialization. Teaching introductory psychology is also desirable.
Must have a Ph.D. in Psychology or a closely related field and at least 5 years’ experience in an academic setting. Must demonstrate a vibrant research program. Must have a record of publication and evidence of (or promise of) obtaining external research support. Must have a record of excellent teaching and a commitment to mentoring and advising undergraduate students. Must be able to teach research methods.
Possess the ability to contribute through research, teaching, and/or public engagement to the diversity and excellence of the learning experience. Be able to use the unique resources of the UConn Stamford location to maintain an energetic research program. Have some post-graduate experience. Have past or current external funding.
This appointment is a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track position with an anticipated start date of August 23, 2020. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Select “Apply Now” to be redirected to Academic Jobs Online to complete your application. Please submit a curriculum vitae, letter of application, statement of research and teaching interests, and a commitment to diversity statement. Additionally, please follow the instructions in Academic Jobs Online to direct at least three reference writers to submit letters of reference on your behalf.
The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.
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