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Assistant Professor in Developmental Psychology

Job description



The Department of Psychology at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky invites applications for a tenure track position at the rank of assistant professor to begin Fall, 2019. We seek applicants with a strong research program, potential to attract extramural funding, a commitment to excellent mentoring and teaching. Area of research specialization is open. We encourage candidates with a research focus on social cognition or cognitive development. We are eager to further advance the diverse quality of our faculty.

The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. or Ph.D. All But Dissertation (ABD) in Psychology.

Applications must submit the following: 1) cover letter, 2) CV, 3) statements of research and teaching interests (upload under Specific Request 1), 4) three representative publications (upload under Specific Request 2), and 5) a statement on inclusivity (upload under Writing Sample): As a department and university, we are strongly committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, and working environment for all. In one to two pages, applicants should reflect on their commitments, approaches, and insights related to inclusion, diversity, and equity. In addition, please provide the names and contact information for three references when prompted in the academic profile. This information will be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system.

Review of applications will begin immediately. Deadline to apply is November 2, 2018.




Job Title
Assistant Professor in Developmental Psychology

Requisition Number
FE01608

Working Title


Department Name
8E120:Psychology

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Type of Position
Faculty

Position Time Status
Full-Time

Required Education

PhD or PhD All But Dissertation (ABD) in Psychology



Required Related Experience

N/A



Required License/ Registration/Certification

N/A



Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?
No

Deadline to Apply
11/02/2018

Open Untill Filled
No

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.



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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Specific Request 1
  4. Specific Request 2
  5. Writing Sample
Optional Documents

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