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 Assistant Professor, Social/Personality Psychology
Institution/Organization: Florida Atlantic University
Job Location: Florida, U.S.A.
Job Type: Tenure-Track
Contact Person: Robin Vallacher
Date Posted: October 8th, 2019
Closing Date: November 15th, 2019
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The Department of Psychology at Florida Atlantic University invites applications from outstanding candidates for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Social/Personality Psychology to begin August 2020. The successful candidate will be expected to have a Ph.D. in Psychology or a related area, with a strong research program in any area of Social/Personality Psychology. We are particularly interested in applicants prepared to contribute to the advanced quantitative training in our graduate program. The ideal candidate will have postdoctoral experience, a strong indication of ability to obtain external funding, and an interest in pursuing collaborations with faculty and students in the department. The Social/Personality Psychology area offers graduate training in a highly collaborative environment, with strengths in dynamical and computational approaches to the study of social processes and relationships.

Florida Atlantic University, with its main campus in Boca Raton, supports the training of more than 30,000 students. It is one of the most ethnically diverse institutions in the Florida state university system, with an inclusive environment and status as a Hispanic-Serving Institution. Our community features excellent schools, a vibrant and safe community, and a sub-tropical climate conducive to year-round outdoor activities.

Candidates should hold a Ph.D. or equivalent degree and are asked to submit electronic copies of a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, and statement of research interests and teaching experience. The cover letter should provide the names and contact information for at least three referees who are willing to submit letters of recommendation for the applicant upon request. Please do not have letters sent without solicitation.

Please direct all questions regarding this position to Robin Vallacher ( Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. FAU is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from candidates from underrepresented groups. This position is contingent upon funding.

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