Assistant/Associate Professor - Social Psychology

Employer
Miami University
Location
Oxford, OH

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Professional Fields, Social Work, Social Sciences, Psychology & Behavioral Science
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Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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COVID-19 Vaccination Policy:
All employees and students must be fully vaccinated by November 22, 2021. Employees must have received at least the first dose of the vaccine before beginning on-campus employment, be fully vaccinated within 30 days of beginning employment and provide proof of vaccination, unless exempted as provided for in Miami University's COVID19 Vaccination Program and Policy. If you need additional information regarding exemptions, please contact [email protected] or [email protected].

Job no: 499133
Department: Psychology
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Faculty
Categories: Teaching
Status: Full Time
Temporary: No

Job Title:

Assistant/Associate Professor

Job Summary:

Assistant/Associate Professor level in social psychology to begin Fall 2022. The position involves teaching social psychology courses at the graduate and undergraduate level, maintaining an active program of research, advising students, and providing service to the institution. Strong candidates will be able to contribute expertise to the social psychology of health and well-being, the unifying theme of the social psychology program at Miami University.

Our social psychology program prides itself on placing its graduates directly into attractive tenure-track and industry positions and on its ability to build bridges to the other cognate areas in the department (Brain, Cognitive, & Developmental; Clinical) as well as across the university through the Center for Human Psychophysiology, Global Health Research Innovation Center, Scripps Gerontology Center, and other departments and units. Our department strongly values diversity and inclusivity (see: http://MiamiOH.edu/psy-diversity) and is committed to diversifying its faculty representation. Thus, candidates should communicate their plans and abilities to contribute to enhancing diversity and inclusivity at Miami University through their research, teaching, and service.

Minimum Qualifications:

Ph.D. in Social Psychology or closely related field by date of appointment. Requirements for appointment as associate professor: Strong research and publication record, evidence of successful graduate and/or undergraduate training, and the ability to teach graduate and undergraduate courses in social psychology and topics related to candidates’ research specialties.

Desired Qualifications:

Consideration may be given to applicants with research in one or more of the following areas (broadly defined): emotion, motivation, health disparities/equity.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, 2-6 representative publications/pre-prints (upload as “writing sample”), teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, if available (recommended 3 pages), research statement (recommended 3 pages), and a diversity contribution plan (recommended 3 pages). The cover letter should articulate the relevance of the applicant’s work to health and well-being, broadly defined, and identify potential connections with researchers throughout the department and/or university. The diversity plan should explain how they will enhance the diversity and inclusivity of our academic community through research, teaching, and service. Department will request letters of recommendation from references listed in application. Inquiries about the position may be directed to Allison Farrell at [email protected].

EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to [email protected] or 513-529-3560. As part of the University’s commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at: http://www.MiamiOH.edu/campus-safety/annual-report/index.html, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2223.Benefit Eligible:

Yes

Date to Begin Screening Applicants:

Screening of applications will begin September 15, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact [email protected] or (513) 529-3560.

Advertised: 22 Aug 2021 Eastern Daylight Time

Organization

Nationally recognized as one of the country's most outstanding undergraduate institutions, Miami University is a public university located in Oxford, Ohio (35 miles north of Cincinnati), with regional locations in Hamilton, Middletown, and West Chester, Ohio, and the John E. Dolibois European Center in Luxembourg. Miami combines a wide range of strong academic programs with the personal attention ordinarily found only at much smaller institutions. A liberal education core complements the more specialized studies of the majors.

Along with an impressive number of opportunities to gain practical, hands-on and immersive experiences, Miami is distinguished by a faculty who enjoy teaching and mentoring students. Recognized as a "Public Ivy" by Richard Moll in his 1985 book about America's flagship universities, Miami is consistently recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the nation’s best schools for “unusually strong commitment to undergraduate teaching.” This commitment to teaching is demonstrated in the University's record of exceptional retention and graduation rates-which are among highest for NCAA Division I schools. Miami also regularly ranks among the top public doctoral university in the country for study abroad participation by undergraduate students.

Chartered in 1809, Miami is the 10th oldest public university in the nation. Enrollment includes almost 15,000 undergraduates and more than 2,200 graduate students on the Oxford campus, which is lauded for its exceptional beauty. The charming, historic uptown area of Oxford is adjacent to the campus.

Miami offers bachelor degrees in over 100 areas of study and master's degrees in more than 50 areas; the University also offers a number of doctoral degrees.

More information on Miami may be obtained via http://www.miamioh.edu.

Miami University is deeply committed to the success of every member of the community. At Miami, our mission is to empower each student, staff, and faculty member to promote and become engaged citizens who use their acquired knowledge and skills with integrity and compassion to improve the future of the community and the world.

The Office of Equity and Equal Opportunity (OEEO) exists to provide an inclusive, equitable, working, living, and learning environment to members of the Miami University community. OEEO provides members of the university community a place to obtain guidance for providing equal opportunity in personnel matters, and to resolve issues of harassment and discrimination

The Office of Equity and Equal Opportunity (OEEO) ensures that Miami University provides an equitable environment for students, faculty, and staff. This will be achieved with compassion, understanding, and fairness to all parties involved and act as a resource for all members of the university community.

Office of Diversity Affairs is located at 336 Shriver Center 3rd Floor. The Main Office line is (513) 529-6504.

Janine Todd, Program Associate
Mr. Gerald Yearwood, Senior Administrative Director
Dr. Juanita S. Tate, Director of Divisional Initiatives
Demere Woolway, Assistant Director of ODA & Coordinator of GLBTQ Services
Yvania Garcia-Pusateri, M.S., Assistant Director & Coordinator of Diverse Student Development

Office of Equity and Equal Opportunity is located at 219 E. Spring Street Oxford, OH 45056. The Main line is (513) 529-7157.

Kenya Ash, Director, Title IX Coordinator & Section 504/ADA Coordinator
Kristie Marcum, Associate Director
Tandy Hamm, Assistant Director
Janet Fink, Administrative Assistant

For a list of contacts involved in diversity-related efforts, see Diversity Contacts (PDF 229KB).

As part of institutional diversity and inclusion goals, our efforts diligently center on four core areas: recruitment, retention, curriculum and climate. These core areas are addressed through key initiatives that are tailored to faculty, staff, and students and are executed either through programs and support from our office or in collaboration with other university offices, departments, and programs. In addition, we also value relationships with our community partners who also work with us to promote diversity and inclusion at Miami.

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