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University Faculty Psychology

Weber State University
Utah, United States
Salary Not specified
Start date
Aug 7, 2023

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University Faculty Psychology

Requisition Number: F00345P:

Job Description:
The Department of Psychological Science at Weber State University ( invites applications for a tenure-track position in Psychology at the Assistant Professor rank.

Job Duties:
Candidates should have the ability to teach the following courses: Child Psychology, Adolescent Psychology, Statistics and Research Methods, Introduction to Psychology, as well as capstone courses and electives in the area of their specialty.

Required Qualifications:
Minimum requirements are a Ph.D. in Psychology or closely related field by the appointment date, July 1, 2024, with preference for candidates who are trained in developmental psychology. Strong ABDs will be considered.

Preferred Qualifications:
Preference will be given to candidates who have demonstrated teaching excellence and have mentored undergraduates in research and/or practicum experiences.

Background Check? Yes

Benefits Summary:
WSU offers a generous benefits package that includes medical, dental, long-term disability, life insurance, retirement, a wellness program with release time and paid incentives, tuition benefits, free tickets to athletic and performing arts events, and paid holidays.

Full/Part Time: Full Time
Open Date: 06/02/2023
Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes

Notes to Applicants:
If you are passionate about what you could offer and accomplish here at WSU, we would love to hear from you. The position comes with a generous benefits package.

Applicants must submit the following:
  • a letter of application,
  • curriculum vitae,
  • teaching statement describing teaching interests and philosophy,
  • research statement,
  • graduate transcripts,
  • evidence of teaching excellence (e.g., course evaluations),
  • and a brief statement on how your teaching, research and/or service demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion through scholarship or by improving access to higher education for underrepresented individuals or groups.

In addition, three letters of reference that address the candidate’s qualifications must be submitted by the authors through the application system. Candidates will designate references when applying and the application system will email the references requesting the letters.

Review of applications will begin on October 2, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled.

Criminal background check required as a condition of employment.

Weber State University is an exceptional teaching university providing associate’s, bachelor’s and master’s degrees. A multi-campus institution of almost 30,000 students, WSU’s Ogden campus is located 35 miles north of Salt Lake City, at the foot of the Wasatch Mountains. The area is rich in year-round outdoor recreational activities, with Snowbasin (Olympic skiing venue) less than 20 minutes away. The salary is competitive with excellent benefits. Weber State University provides a wide range of networking, mentoring, and development opportunities for junior faculty. Weber State is an EOE/Minorities/Female/Vet/Disability employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. Members of any underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Physical Activity of this position: Expressing or exchanging ideas. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important instructions to other workers accurately or quickly. , Ability to receive detailed information with or without assistance.

Physical Requirements of this position: Sedentary work. Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or consistently to move objects, including the human body. Sitting most of the time. Walking and standing only occasionally if ever.

Visual Acuity Requirements including color, depth perception and field of vision: Required to perform activities such as preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; using a computer terminal; extensive reading.

The conditions the worker will be subject to in this position: None. The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work).

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