Jul 10, 2019

Assistant Professor of Psychology

  • Harvard Psychology Department
  • Cambridge, MA, USA
Full time Behavioral Decision General Government Perception Personality Positive Psychology Social

Job Description


HARVARD UNIVERSITY. The Department of Psychology anticipates making a tenure-track appointment at the assistant professor level to begin July 1, 2020. 

We seek candidates with expertise in social psychology, broadly defined. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2020. Candidates at all levels are encouraged to apply.

Candidates must have a strong doctoral record and have completed their Ph.D.  Candidates should have demonstrated a promise of excellence in both research and teaching. Teaching duties will include offerings at both undergraduate and graduate levels. 

Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements, up to three representative reprints, and names and contact information of three to five references.  Also required is a statement describing efforts to encourage diversity, inclusion, and belonging, including past, current, and anticipated future contributions in these areas.  In addition, please arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted to http://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/9123  The application will be complete only when all three letters have been submitted.

Questions regarding this position can be addressed to Joshua Greene at jgreene@wjh.harvard.edu with the words “Social Search” in the subject line.  Applications must be received by September 1, 2019 to be guaranteed review. Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. We expect to conduct interviews in October and November.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.



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