The University of Kansas (KU) seeks an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology, with a focus on Social Psychology, to begin August 18, 2024. This is a titled Assistant Professorship (the Dale J. Weary Faculty Fellow), which provides extended research support through pre-tenure years. We seek a candidate whose research program would complement or enhance current strengths of the KU Social Psychology Ph.D. program in intergroup relations, motivation and emotion, personal relationships, and cultural psychology.
Please contact Chris Crandall (Chair of Search Committee) or any faculty member in the Social Psychology program (https://psychology.ku.edu/social-psychology-faculty) if you have questions.
The associated Dale J. Weary Faculty Fellowship provides additional significant research support during the pre-tenure years.
The University of Kansas is in the city of Lawrence, a thriving community located 40 minutes from the Kansas City metropolitan area and 30 minutes from the state capital, Topeka. Lawrence, an affordable and progressive college town of 95,000, boasts a lively arts and music scene, along with numerous independently owned small businesses that contribute to a welcoming sense of community. The city offers many indoor and outdoor recreation opportunities, excellent schools, high-quality restaurants, convenient living, and a diverse cultural mix. A short drive to Kansas City provides quick access to historic jazz clubs, museums, world-class music and theatre venues, and professional sports teams.