The Department of Psychology at Tufts University is seeking applicants for a tenure-track assistant professor position in the psychology of systemic racism to begin September 1, 2022. Candidates should use experimental methodology and quantitative methods to examine psychological processes related to structures and institutions that contribute to racial inequality.
The successful applicant will have a Ph.D. (or be ABD) in any area of psychology and an active research program capable of supporting extramural funding. Area of research specialization is open, but of particular interest are candidates who study racism as it is embedded within institutions (e.g., education system, healthcare, media, policing, legal system); use experimental methods to develop and assess anti-racist interventions or support community-based activism; analyze the psychological mechanisms that perpetuate systemic racism (e.g., motivated reasoning, moral cognition) or the psychological consequences of racism across the life course (e.g., effects of racial trauma); or employ traditions and methodologies that challenge and expand
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