Assistant Professor

Job description

Position Number 998941

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 Social-Personality Psychology (Assistant Professor Level), to begin August 1, 2018.

The Department 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).
The department has excellent research resources, such as a diverse research participation pool, equipment and systems for a wide array of research methods (e.g., eye-tracking, ERP, ESM), and a research-dedicated neuroimaging facility.
We are seeking someone to join an active and collaborative research department. Candidates 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.
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 if 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 at the coast and 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 and excellent quality of life.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

Researchers with interests related to stereotyping, prejudice, and discrimination are particularly encouraged to apply. Additional consideration will be given to the candidates interested in teaching statistics at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

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. Ethan Zell, Chair of the Social Search committee (email: [email protected])

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), and a statement of teaching interests (Teaching Philosophy).

Applicants are asked to provide the names, email addresses, and phone numbers of at least 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 08/29/2017

For Best Consideration Date 10/01/2017

Job Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

FLSA Exempt

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
  6. Other Documents
Optional Documents

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    Posted: 2/28/2018
    Application Due: 4/29/2018
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