Sep 12, 2017

Faculty Position, Social Psychology Program

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  • Amherst, MA, United States
Full time Social

Job Description

The Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at the University of Massachusetts Amherst ( is inviting applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in its Social Psychology program, starting in Fall 2018. 

 Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Social Psychology or a related discipline, an excellent record of research with a productive, federally-funded research program or evidence of the ability to establish one, a strong record of publishing in high impact peer-reviewed journals, and a strong commitment to undergraduate education and graduate training.  

 Applicants whose research focuses on stress, resilience, health, or health disparities, and especially their connection to race/ethnicity in ways that link to African American Studies or Latin American Studies are particularly encouraged to apply. Use of multi-method approaches to studying these issues is a plus, which might include behavioral and/or physiological methods (e.g., cardiovascular, hormonal, EEG, or fMRI measures).

 To apply, please submit a cover letter, statement of research interests and teaching interests, curriculum vitae, sample publications and contact information of three references to:

 We will begin to review applications on October 10, 2017, and will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. 


The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and members of minority groups are encouraged to apply. In reviewing applicants, we will favorably factor personal experiences, or experiences helping others, in overcoming barriers to an academic career or degree and/or other experiences with students and colleagues from diverse backgrounds or perspectives.

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University of Massachusetts Amherst


Psychological and Brain Sciences

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