Assistant Professor of Social Psychology

Assistant Professor of Social Psychology
Faculty Position (11377)
The Department of Psychology at Salisbury University is accepting applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Social Psychology.

Primary Job Duties: Teach a 3/3 load of 4-credit undergraduate courses related to social psychology and core courses (General Psychology, Psychological Statistics, Research Methods) as needed; be actively engaged in campus service; conduct a coherent program of research, and be able to utilize effective teaching strategies which enhance the success of a diverse student body.

Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. or ABD in Psychology. If ABD, doctoral degree must be completed before date of hire.

Applications received by October 1, 2016 will receive first consideration. Appointment is expected to begin August 2017 and is contingent upon verification of eligibility to work in the US. Applications are accepted only via Salisbury University's online employment application system. Visit our website to apply.

To be considered an applicant, you must submit the following: 1.) a letter of interest; 2.) curriculum vitae; 3.) statements of research and teaching interests; 4) evidence of teaching effectiveness; 5.) Unofficial graduate transcript/s (official copies to be submitted upon hire); 6.) three (3) current letters of reference, provided directly from your professional references. You may submit these letters either by an online credential service provider, or have them sent directly to Dr. Mark Walter at All other documents that you wish to provide must be attached to your application in the online employment application System. Please do not send any documents other than personal references via E-mail. If you have questions about the position, please contact the search committee chair, Dr. Mark Walter

This position is based in Salisbury, MD. Salisbury University is a member of the University System of Maryland. It is a regionally accredited four-year comprehensive institution offering 58 distinct graduate and undergraduate programs. Founded in 1925, Salisbury University features a beautiful campus close to ocean beaches and the Chesapeake Bay and 2-3 hours from the metropolitan areas of Washington, Baltimore, Philadelphia, and Norfolk. SU is consistently ranked among the nation’s top colleges and ‘best values’ by U.S. News and World Report, The Princeton Review, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance and other publications. SU has 416 full-time faculty members serving a student population of approximately 8700.

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Applications will be accepted via Salisbury University’s Online Employment Application System.