The University of Wisconsin-Madison's Department of Educational
Psychology seeks highly qualified candidates for a tenure track
position who are able to contribute to the department's expertise
in human development. Expertise in adolescent development is
particularly desirable. Attention will be given to scholars whose
research, training, and teaching addresses fundamental processes of
human social development that relate to modern issues faced by
youth in community and educational settings.
This position will be an academic, nine-month, tenure-track
appointment at the Assistant Professor level, beginning in August
The Department of Educational Psychology's mission is to advance
education-related theory and methodology; to improve knowledge
about the biological, psychological, technological, and social
processes of learning, development, and mental health in diverse
populations; and to enhance learning and mental health in
educational and community contexts through innovative educational
interventions and effective prevention/intervention programs.
The Department of Educational Psychology (https://edpsych.education.wisc.edu)
is currently ranked as the #1 Department of Educational Psychology
according to U.S. News & World Report. The Department offers
graduate degrees (PhD and MS), in the area of Human Development.
The Human Development Program Area is housed within the Department
of Educational Psychology, along with programs in Learning
Sciences, Quantitative Methods, and School Psychology. The Human
Development program also has strong ties with the WCER (https://www.wcer.wisc.edu/)
the Waisman Center (https://www.waisman.wisc.edu/)
The Department and University provide a stimulating and supportive
environment for research, teaching, and programmatic funding with a
strong value on collaborative and interdisciplinary research.
Responsibilities: The successful candidate will actively
participate in the research, teaching, and training programs of the
department. Candidates are expected to (a) establish and maintain a
research program that involves success in publishing empirical
research and active pursuit of external funding to support
scholarly activities, (b) teach courses in the candidate's general
and specific areas of expertise, and (c) effectively mentor
To apply, visit:
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consideration, application materials must be received by Friday,
September, 16, 2022; however, this position will remain open and
applications will be accepted until the position is filled.