The University of Washington (UW) Departments of Psychology invite applicants for a full-time (100%FTE) tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. This has an anticipated start date of September 16, 2019. Tenure-track faculty have an annual service period of nine months (Sept 16-June 15). The successful candidate is expected to develop a funded research program and teach undergraduate and graduate level courses.
Diversity is a core value and foundational concept in the Department of Psychology. Catalyzing the power of diversity enriches all of us by exposing us to a range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, define and deliver solutions. The Department of Psychology prepares professionals to work in an increasingly diverse and global society by promoting equality and justice for all individuals. We actively work to eliminate barriers and obstacles created by institutional discrimination.
We seek a candidate whose research is at the intersection of animal behavior and developmental psychology. Candidate should have research experience with both animal and child populations and be able to teach courses in animal behavior and developmental psychology.
Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in psychology, or foreign equivalent, by the start of the appointment and a record of research productivity is required.
Application packages should include a detailed statement of research and teaching interests, curriculum vitae, three representative reprints/preprints, and three letters of recommendation. You may include an optional diversity statement that describes your experiences with diversity in your research, teaching or service, your potential to support the departments' commitment to diversity, and your potential to mentor and educate students who will serve diverse populations.
Review of applications will begin immediately, and continue until the position is filled, though applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible to increase the likelihood of consideration.
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