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Associate/Full tenured position in Social Psychology

Univesity of Virginia
Charlottesville, Virginia
Salary plus benefits

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Social Sciences, Psychology & Behavioral Science
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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The Department of Psychology at the University of Virginia invites candidates to apply for an Associate/Full tenured position in Social Psychology. We are seeking a candidate to join our vibrant research community and contribute to our collaborative culture. The appointment begins with the fall term of 2023, with a target start date of August 25, 2023.

We are seeking a candidate who is conducting cutting-edge research in any area of social psychology, including, but not limited to, attitudes, social cognition, emotion, motivation, culture, interpersonal processes, relationships, stereotyping and prejudice, judgment and decision making, intervention science, and individual differences. Our department values a strong publication record, engagement with and dissemination of research within and beyond the academy, evidence of pursuing grant funding, evidence of rigorous and transparent research practices, inclusive mentorship of students and effective teaching. In addition to seeking out external funding to support research endeavors, candidates will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in psychology, and to be an effective mentor to graduate students and junior faculty. Candidates will also be expected to be committed to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in the Department of Psychology and the University of Virginia.

The Department of Psychology has a strong social psychology program, and the candidate is expected to be a central member of this program.  In addition, there are faculty with interests in social psychology in several other schools in the University, including the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy, the School of Education and Human Development, the Darden School of Business, the McIntire School of Commerce, the School of Engineering and Applied Science, and the School of Architecture. There are ample opportunities for collaboration with faculty in other departments and schools.

Review of applications will begin November 30, 2022, and the search will remain open until filled.

Apply online at   and attach the following:

  • Cover Letter (2 page maximum) describing your interest and fit with the position, and your demonstrated past experience working on issues of diversity, equity and inclusion and/or working with diverse populations and/or cultivating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture in your work. In addition, please identify up to 3 manuscripts citations which effectively reflect your research program.
  • Research Statement (4 pages maximum) describing your research and research trajectory.
  • Teaching Statement (2 pages maximum) describing your teaching and mentoring record and philosophy.
  • Curriculum Vitae.
  • Please provide the contact information for three people who can serve as references. References will only be contacted for candidates whose applications have advanced to a later round review.

For questions regarding the position, please contact, Jazmin Brown-Iannuzzi, Associate Professor, at ([email protected]).


 For questions regarding the application process, contact Rich Haverstrom, Faculty Search Advisor, at [email protected].


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The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff.  We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences.  We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.



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