Assistant Professor of Psychology

Employer
Worcester State University
Location
Massachusetts, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Jul 22, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Social Work & Human Services, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Other Social & Behavioral Sciences, Psychology, Sociology
Employment Type
Full Time
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 our students.

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 .


Job Description:

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.


Requirements:

A Ph.D., conferred by September 1, 2022 is required.


Additional Information:

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.


Application Instructions:

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.

URL: www.worcester.edu


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