The Department of Psychology at Worcester State University is seeking candidates for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Community or Social Psychology with a focus on the etiology and consequences of individual and systemic oppression. Preference will be given to candidates who engage in community-engaged scholarship addressing social problems and/or public policy. The successful candidate will be expected to teach core courses in the Psychology of Diversity, Social Psychology, Applied Social Psychology, Research Methods and Applied Research Methods. Candidates may also develop courses in their area of specialization. We seek candidates who strive for teaching excellence, and who are committed to a program of research that involves mentoring undergraduates.
A Ph.D., conferred by September 1, 2022 is required.
Worcester State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. M/F/D/V. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.
Salary and rank commensurate with experience.
Review of applications will begin Fall 2021 and continue until the position is filled.
All applicants must apply online through Interview Exchange: www.worcester.interviewexchange.com. Please submit a letter of interest, CV, teaching philosophy, research statement, and the contact information for three professional references who will write a letter of recommendation on your behalf. Finalists may be required to submit copies of teaching evaluations.
Information which cannot be uploaded by the applicant may be faxed to 508-929-8163 or mailed to:
Executive Director, Chief Human Resources Officer
Worcester State University
486 Chandler Street
Worcester, MA 01602
*Proof of highest degree is required upon hire, by means of verification through the National Student Clearinghouse, or by official, sealed transcript.
WORCESTER STATE UNIVERSITY is a vibrant public university located in the residential west side of Worcester, Massachusetts, the second largest city in New England and home to 38,000 college students at more than a dozen colleges and universities. Situated on a compact 58-acre campus, the University offers 50 undergraduate and graduate academic programs to more than 6,400 students annually. The Princeton Review ranks us as one of the 75 "Best Value" public colleges in the country, as well as a "Best in the Northeast" college.