Sep 26, 2018

Assistant Professor - Psychology -- Social & Personality

  • University of Illinois at Chicago - Psychology
  • Chicago, IL, USA
Full time Personality Social

Job Description

Title: TENURE TRACK POSITION IN SOCIAL AND PERSONALITY PSYCHOLOGY – THE DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY – UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT CHICAGO

Description: The Department of Psychology in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Illinois at Chicago invites applications for an Assistant Professor level tenure-track faculty position in Social and Personality Psychology to begin August, 2019. The successful candidate will have a promising program of research in any area of Social and Personality Psychology, a potential to secure external funding for that research, and a capacity to contribute to teaching and student success at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The areas in which we seek additional expertise include, but are not limited to, interpersonal and intergroup relations (including social attitudes, stereotyping, prejudice, diversity, culture, social influence, social networks, intergroup interactions) and social cognition and personality dynamics (emotions and their cognitive and biological bases; self-concept; motivation and self-regulation, the dynamics of person-situation interaction and social development). The Department is home to a Ph.D. program and provides ample opportunities and facilities for research, including in collaboration with the UIC Center for Magnetic Resonance Research. As a Department located within a highly diverse urban public research university that is a federally designated Minority-Serving Institution, we are particularly committed to diversifying our faculty. Final authorization of the position is subject to budgetary approval. For additional information about the Psychology department and the social and personality psychology program see https://psch.uic.edu/ .

Applicants must electronically submit an online application at https://jobs.uic.edu (click on the job board and then click on the position) and upload a cover letter, CV, research statement and teaching statement. Applicants should also provide a diversity statement that discusses past and planned future contributions to diversity and inclusion, e.g., teaching, research and service. In the online application there will be fields for you to enter the email addresses of three individuals who can provide letters of reference. Questions about the application process should be directed to Shenise Cook at shenisec@uic.edu.

For fullest consideration please apply by November 1, 2018. Questions about the position should be directed to the search committee chair, Linda Skitka (lskitka@uic.edu).

Qualifications: Candidates must have a Ph.D. by the time of their appointment and demonstrate scholarly productivity and the potential for obtaining external funding.

UIC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Employer

University of Illinois at Chicago

Department

Psychology

Reference Number

Job ID #103483

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