The Department of Psychology at The George Washington University (GWU) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the area of Applied Social Psychology to begin as early as the start of the 2019-2020 academic year, pending final budgetary approval.
Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, studying the effects of social psychological mechanisms on health (e.g., substance use, obesity, sexual risk behaviors, physical activity); the influence of social processes such as prejudice and discrimination on health outcomes; or the relationship between diversity (e.g., race, ethnicity, gender, sexual identity, socioeconomic status, physical ability) and health disparities and inequities. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to our doctoral program, which trains students for both academic and applied positions. We consider diversity a strength and encourage applications from candidates from diverse backgrounds.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Social Psychology, Health Psychology, Quantitative Methods or a closely related discipline by the time of appointment. Applicants should have a strong record of scholarly research, the potential to secure extramural funding, and a commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching excellence.
Special Instructions to Applicants::
To be considered for the position, please submit a curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, a teaching statement, evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., teaching evaluation), and up to four publications that represent your scholarly work. Please arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to email@example.com. Only complete applications will be considered. Review of applications will begin on December 3, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.
Internal Number: 56247
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