About Worcester State University:
WORCESTER STATE UNIVERSITY is a liberal arts and sciences
university with a long tradition of academic excellence dating back
to 1874, as well as an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity
Employer that seeks to reflect the diversity of its community. Our
workforce is dedicated to academic quality, student-centered
programming, engaged citizenship, open exchanges of ideas,
diversity and inclusiveness, and civility and integrity. We are
looking for job applicants who share these values and commitment to
Worcester State is centrally located in Massachusetts, about an
hour's drive from Boston, Springfield, and Providence, Rhode
Island. Our 58-acre campus is nestled in the residential northwest
side of Worcester--the second largest city in New England and home
to 37,000 college students at more than a dozen colleges and
universities. Over 6,000 of those students attend Worcester
State--approximately 5,300 are undergraduates and 1,000 are
graduate students. Learn more about us at worcester.edu/about
The Department of Psychology at Worcester State University is
seeking candidates for a tenure-track assistant professor position
in Community or Social Psychology with a focus on the etiology and
consequences of individual and systemic oppression. Preference will
be given to candidates who engage in community-engaged scholarship
addressing social problems and/or public policy. The successful
candidate will be expected to teach core courses in the Psychology
of Diversity, Social Psychology, Applied Social Psychology,
Research Methods and Applied Research Methods. Candidates may also
develop courses in their area of specialization. We seek candidates
who strive for teaching excellence, and who are committed to a
program of research that involves mentoring undergraduates.
A Ph.D., conferred by September 1, 2022 is required.
Worcester State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action Employer. M/F/D/V. Women and minorities are strongly
encouraged to apply.
It is the policy of Worcester State University that all employees
be vaccinated against COVID-19 before they begin employment. Proof
of the COVID-19 vaccine is required of all individuals hired by
WSU, to be verified after an offer of employment has been made, and
as part of the background check process. Prospective employees may
submit a request for exemption based on a religious and/or medical
basis, to Human Resources.
Salary and rank commensurate with experience.
Review of applications will begin on or about October 15, and
continue until the position is filled.
All applicants must apply online through Interview Exchange:
www.worcester.interviewexchange.com. Please submit a letter of
interest, CV, teaching philosophy, research statement, and the
contact information for three professional references who will
write a letter of recommendation on your behalf. Finalists may be
required to submit copies of teaching evaluations.
Information which cannot be uploaded by the applicant may be faxed
to 508-929-8163 or mailed to:
Executive Director, Chief Human Resources Officer
Worcester State University
486 Chandler Street
Worcester, MA 01602
*Proof of highest degree is required upon hire, by means of
verification through the National Student Clearinghouse, or by
official, sealed transcript.