Oct 03, 2019
Assistant/Associate Professor - Community/Applied Social Psychology
University of Massachusetts Lowell
The Department of Psychology at The University of Massachusetts Lowell invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor or Associate Professor position, starting September 2020, in the area of Community Psychology or Applied Social Psychology. The ideal candidate will have expertise in social, organizational, and/or community systems, with a social justice focus.
Areas of interest include, but are not limited to diversity dynamics (e.g., related to race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual identity, socioeconomic status, [dis]ability), power, or marginalization, particularly within organizational and community settings. We welcome applications from candidates who conduct quantitative, qualitative, or mixed methods. We consider diversity a strength and encourage applications from candidates from diverse backgrounds.
Maintain an active program of research, including pursuit of external funding.
Teach undergraduate and graduate level courses
Contribute to our graduate programs;
Engage in departmental and university service.
Candidates must have a PhD in psychology or a related field at the time of hire, and an established record of publication.
Applicants at the Associate Professor level: a history of effective teaching and student mentoring, conducting and publishing quality research, and extramural funding are required as well as evidence of continuing potential in each.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please submit a CV, cover letter, teaching statement/philosophy and writing sample with your application. Names and contact information of three references will be required during the application process.
To apply, please go to: https://explorejobs.uml.edu/lowell/en-us/job/503195/assistantassociate-professor-communityapplied-social-psychology
Review of applications will begin on November 3, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications is received.
About UMass Lowell:
The University of Massachusetts Lowell is a research university with 18,000+ students and offers an excellent salary and benefits package. The Department of Psychology is one of the largest academic units on campus, with an on-campus and online B.A., two master's programs (Community Social Psychology and Autism Studies), and a doctoral program in Applied Psychology and Prevention Science that trains students for both academic and applied positions. Psychology is one of 11 departments in the University’s College of Fine Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (FAHSS). The College has seen significant growth in recent years, including hiring over 75 new faculty, increased funded research expenditures, and the addition of several new interdisciplinary graduate programs. The department has strong ties to the community of Lowell, a mid-sized city with a diverse population located 25 miles northwest of Boston and within two hours of mountains and beaches. Information about the Department is available at uml.edu/psychology .
The University of Massachusetts Lowell is committed to increasing diversity in its faculty, staff, and student populations, as well as curriculum and support programs, while promoting an inclusive environment. We seek candidates who can contribute to that goal and encourage you to apply and to identify your strengths in this area. The University of Massachusetts Lowell is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action, Title IX employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age over 40, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, or other protected class.
Lowell, MA, USA