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Sep 19, 2018
The Department of Psychology in the Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California invites applications for a full-time position as  Assistant  or  Associate Professor of Social Psychology,  with an anticipated start date of Fall 2019. Applicants must have a doctoral degree in an appropriate field of study.   We are seeking an outstanding researcher whose work intersects traditional social psychology, especially addressing belief systems, the self, motivational/affective processes, and cultural backgrounds, and problem-oriented issues such as healthy lifestyles, social disparities, positive intergroup relations, and sustainable use of environmental resources. The successful applicant will use experimental methods in combination with other approaches, such as survey, experience-sampling, imaging, computational modeling, and/or large-scale data collection methods to understand the forces that influence these personal and social behaviors, and will be required to develop an externally funded research program. Especially given our interest in cultural contexts, we seek to attract applicants from ethnically diverse backgrounds. Please direct questions to  and upload cover letter, CV, research and teaching statement, and 3 sample publications to . For full consideration, please submit materials by October 1, 2018.   USC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or USC policy. USC will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring ordinance.
University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA, USA Full time