Assistant Professor

Greensboro, NC
Aug 25, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Position Number 4699

Functional Title Assistant Professor

Position Type Tenure Stream

Position Summary

The Department of Psychology at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro invites applications for a tenure-track position in Developmental Psychology (Assistant Professor Level), to begin August 1, 2018. The Department of Psychology consists of 25 full-time faculty and offers a BA and BS in psychology, an MA in General Experimental Psychology, and the Ph.D. in clinical, cognitive, developmental and social psychology (See for more information).

We are seeking someone to join an active and collaborative research department. Candidates must hold or anticipate a Ph.D. by August 1, 2018 and should demonstrate strong potential for securing external funding. All applicants should have a clear commitment to graduate and undergraduate teaching and to working with students from diverse backgrounds and should show evidence of a strong independent research program. We welcome experience and expertise in conducting research with diverse populations. The department has strong research resources, including equipment and systems for a wide array of research methods (e.g., eye-tracking, ERP, ESM), and a research-dedicated neuroimaging facility.
UNCG is a Minority Serving Institution, with an undergraduate student body consisting of approximately 28% African Americans and 8% Hispanic or Latino Americans. UNCG is proud of the diversity of its student body and we seek to attract an equally diverse applicant pool for this position. We are an EOE/Affirmative Action/M/F/D/V employer and are strongly committed to increasing faculty diversity (
Greensboro is a city of about 287,000 in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, a location providing easy access to the Research Triangle and to recreational opportunities on the coast and in the mountains. The local metropolitan area (which includes the cities of High Point and Winston-Salem) has a population of approximately 1.6 million and enjoys an excellent quality of life.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must hold or anticipate a Ph.D. by August 1, 2018.

Preferred Qualifications

We seek researchers who focus primarily on social and/or cognitive development in early to late childhood using experimental methodology, researchers who study social cognition (e.g., prejudice and stereotyping, moral judgments, emotion and trait understanding, selective trust and skepticism) are particularly encouraged to apply.

Tenure Status Tenure Track

Special Instructions to Applicants

We will begin reviewing applications on October 1 2017, and will continue until the position is filled.

More information may be obtained from Dr. Janet Boseovski, Chair of the Developmental Search committee (email:

Applicants should submit all materials electronically (to apply, visit and click on "Faculty"). Applicants should submit a cover letter, a vita, a detailed description of their research program (Research Statement), up to five representative publications (Other Documents, documents must be combined into one for uploading), and a statement of teaching interests (Teaching Philosophy).

Applicants are asked to provide the names, email addresses of three (3) References, in the References section of the electronic application. These References will be solicited by the UNCGjobsearch system via email, and asked to provide a confidential Letter of Reference/Recommendation on behalf of the applicant. This will occur as soon as the applicant successfully submits the application and receives a confirmation number from the UNCGjobsearch system.

Recruitment Range Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Org #-Department Psychology - 12215

Job Open Date 08/24/2017

For Best Consideration Date 10/01/2017

Job Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Type of Appointment 1.0 (Full-Time)

Time Limited? No

Number of Months per Year 9

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
  4. Teaching Philosophy
  5. Research Statement
Optional Documents
  1. Other Documents

Supplemental Questions

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  1. * Please indicate how you learned of the vacant position for which you are applying:
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  2. If you selected "Other", please provide the name of the resource here.

    (Open Ended Question)

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