Sep 11, 2023

Assistant Professor in Psychology

  • Iowa State University
  • Ames, IA, USA
Full time Health

Job Description

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:

The Department of Psychology in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa is excited to invite applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor, who can contribute to the department’s interests in health psychology, broadly defined (with a start date of August 16, 2024). We welcome applications from scholars with expertise in health-related research, who could contribute to graduate training in one of the three program areas (cognitive, counseling, or social psychology). Responsibilities for this position include conducting research, teaching undergraduate and graduate classes, advising doctoral students, and providing service to the department and university.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

  • PhD in Psychology (cognitive, counseling, health, social, or other relevant psychology discipline), conferred by the start date of the appointment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Record of excellence in research/scholarship

  • Record of excellence in research/scholarship relevant to health

  • Record of external funding or potential to secure external funding

  • Record of excellence in teaching and mentoring

  • Research interests and expertise that complement existing strengths within the department

  • Potential to contribute to graduate teaching in quantitative methods

For questions about this position, please contact the search committee chair, Dr. Alison Phillips, at

If you have questions regarding this application process, please email or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.

Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, disability, or protected Veteran status and will not be discriminated against. Inquiries can be directed to the Office of Equal Opportunity, 3410 Beardshear Hall, 515 Morrill Road, 515 294-7612, email


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