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Assistant or Associate Professor in Cognitive or Social Psychology

American University
District of Columbia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Jul 24, 2023

The Department of Psychology in the College of Arts and Sciences at American University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor beginning August 1, 2024. Rank will be dependent on experience and stature in the field. Depending on qualifications, the appointee to this position may be recommended for tenure at the time of hiring. In addition to scholarship and teaching, responsibilities will include participation in department, school and university activities.

We welcome applications from candidates engaged in high-quality research in Cognitive or Social Psychology. The University has areas of strategic focus for research in Data Science and Analytics, Health, Security, Social Equity, and Sustainability. Priority will be given to outstanding researchers who can contribute meaningfully to one or more of these areas.

Salary and benefits are competitive. Full review of applications will begin September 15, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled.

American University is a private institution within easy reach of the many centers of government, business, research, and the arts located within the nation’s capital. For more information about American University, visit The Psychology Department offers both undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Learn more about the College of Arts and sciences at and about the Psychology department at

Candidates should be effective teachers and must be strongly committed to excellence in scholarly research. Applicants should have a PhD or an anticipated PhD completion by August 2024.

Include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, recent teaching evaluations (when possible), and copies of recent published papers or working papers. Please contact Professor Laura Juliano ( if you have any questions.

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