Assistant Professor of Developmental Psychology

Assistant Professor of Developmental Psychology

The Department of Psychology at the University of California, Davis, invites applications for a tenure-track position in Developmental Psychology. The appointment will be at the Assistant Professor level. Applications are sought from scholars with strong research portfolios in the area of developmental social cognition in childhood or adolescence. Although an emphasis on developmental social cognition is highly preferred, exceptional candidates with innovative research programs in other areas of developmental psychology will be considered, especially those whose research bridges to other areas of the department ( Applicants must have a Ph.D. by the time of appointment, a strong commitment to high quality teaching, and the potential to attract, or an established record of attracting, extramural funding. Interested applicants should submit electronically ( a curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests, representative reprints and/or preprints, and at least three letters of recommendation.

The position will remain open until filled. Applications submitted by October 1st, 2015 will receive full initial consideration.

For information, contact the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Kristin H. Lagattuta, at

The University of California, Davis and the Department of Psychology are interested in candidates who are committed to the highest standards of scholarship and professional activities, and to the development of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity. The University of California is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.