Sep 17, 2021

Assistant Professor in Social Psychology

  • Florida State University
  • Tallahassee, FL, USA
Full time Social

Job Description

The Department of Psychology at Florida State University seeks to hire a tenure-track assistant professor in Social Psychology, with a start date for August 2022. Responsibilities will include teaching and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students, conducting and publishing research in social psychology, and providing service to the department through work on committees.

Our department has a vibrant faculty, outstanding resources, a favorable teaching load, and a collegial atmosphere. Candidates must have a Ph.D. or the highest degree appropriate from an accredited institution in Social Psychology or a related field. In addition, candidates must have a strong research program with a high likelihood of obtaining extramural funding and the potential for excellent teaching and mentoring of diverse student populations. Candidates with lines of research in any area of Social Psychology are encouraged to apply (especially those whose work connects to our area’s broad focus on motivated social cognition). Applicants with a demonstrated commitment to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion through their program of research are encouraged to apply.

Candidates should provide a (1) cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) a research statement, (4) a teaching statement, (5) a diversity, equity, and inclusion statement, and (6) up to four peer-reviewed papers. In addition, please arrange to have three letters of reference submitted. To apply go to: (Job ID 49947). The deadline for applications is October 18, 2021. Inquiries about the position may be directed to Ashby Plant, Search Chair at For more information about our department see

Florida State University is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer. FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be accessed at: The Department of Psychology is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and students. Individuals from groups traditionally underrepresented in Psychology are strongly encouraged to apply.


Florida State University


Department of Psychology

Reference Number

enter Job ID "49947" on the FSU jobs URL



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