ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF PSYCHOLOGY
THE DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY AT WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY invites applications for a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Pullman, WA, with a specialty in Human Health. It is anticipated that the successful candidate will begin the appointment on August 15, 2017. We seek applicants with research interests connected to Human Stress and Resilience, who have research expertise that bridges between psychological and biological factors, and who can contribute to research on health disparities and underserved populations. Those with a lifespan, cognitive or social perspective are encouraged to apply. The successful applicant will contribute to Washington State University’s Research Collaborative for Addressing Health Disparities, which involves diverse faculty conducting research on human health and health disparities across biological, psychological, family and community levels.
Job duties: include developing and maintaining a productive research program, seeking appropriate grant funding, mentoring graduate student research, teaching graduate and undergraduate courses on topics of social, cognitive, developmental psychology or quantitative methods, and collaborating with members of other departments and programs.
Qualifications: An earned doctoral degree in Psychology by the date of hire, a demonstrated record of research publication. Preferred qualifications include previous postdoctoral experience of 12 months. Applicants who worked with historically disadvantaged populations are especially valued.
Salary/Benefits: Salary is competitive, commensurate with experience and qualifications, and accompanied by excellent fringe benefits. Please see http://hrs.wsu.edu/employees/benefits/
To apply: visit WSU Human Resources http://www.wsujobs.com and submit a letter of application describing relevant interests and experience, a curriculum vitae, up to four reprints, and three letters of recommendation. Inquiries should be directed to Dr. Lisa Fournier, Chair, Human Health Faculty Search Committee, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin December 15, 2016.
Washington State University is a moderate-sized (20,000 students) land-grant institution located in Pullman, Washington, a small college town in southeastern Washington. The Psychology Department has over 800 undergraduate majors and 70 doctoral students in the Experimental and the APA-accredited Clinical Psychology programs. Detailed information about faculty and programs in the Department of Psychology appears at https://psychology.wsu.edu. For more information please visit: Washington State University https://wsu.edu/; College of Arts and Sciences https://cas.wsu.edu;
The Department of Psychology seeks applicants who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research, and service. WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens.
Washington State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action educator and employer. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.
WSU is committed to excellence through diversity, has faculty friendly policies including a partner accommodation program, & a NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation grant (see https://advance.wsu.edu).