Asst Prof Psychology
Open Until Filled: Yes
Job Summary: The Department of Psychology at the University of Georgia (http://www.uga.edu/psychology/) is seeking to fill one Assistant Professor tenure-track position beginning August, 2018. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in Psychology and an established research program in Social-Personality Psychology or in the study of Individual Differences, and have an interest studying Cultural influences. The candidate should have the ability to teach related courses at the graduate and undergraduate level. The ability to obtain external grant support is expected and candidates with evidence of a current history of successful grantsmanship are desired. The Department of Psychology has approximately 40 faculty members and 100 doctoral students. Successful applicants will join a nationally prominent and productive research faculty and department interested in promoting the careers of junior faculty. Collaboration with faculty across the department and the University is encouraged. Established collaborative associations with the Owens Institute for Behavioral Research, the Institute of Gerontology, the Bioimaging Research Center, the Biomedical and Health Sciences Institute, the College of Public Health, the UGA/Augusta University Medical Partnership, and the Clinical and Translational Research Unit offer excellent research development opportunities. UGA is a land and sea grant institution located in Athens, 90 miles northeast of Atlanta, the state capital (www.visitathensga.com; www.uga.edu). Athens, Georgia is well known for its quality of life, with easy access to both outdoor and urban activities (exploregeorgia.org). The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, its many units, and the University of Georgia are committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and students, and sustaining a work and learning environment that is inclusive. Women, minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The University is an EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.
Minimum Qualifications: The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in Psychology and an established research program commensurate with the application description as well as the ability to teach related courses at the graduate and undergraduate level. The ability to obtain external grant support is expected.
Preferred Qualifications: Candidates with evidence of a current history of successful grantsmanship are desired (e.g., K award; R21).
Faculty Rank: Assistant Professor
Tenure Status: Tenure-Track
Employee Percentage: .750
Location od Vacancy: Athens Area