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 Assistant Professor
Institution/Organization: University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Job Location: Massachusetts, U.S.A.
Job Type: Tenure-Track
Contact Person: Dr. Linda Tropp
Date Posted: August 20th, 2010
Closing Date: October 15th, 2010
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The Department of Psychology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst is inviting applications for a faculty position in the Social Psychology Division, starting in Fall 2011. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Social Psychology, an active research program, an excellent record of empirical research and academic scholarship, and the potential to attract extramural funding.

Ideal candidates would be at the assistant level, with expertise on such topics as intergroup conflict, conflict resolution and reconciliation, justice, structural violence, prejudice reduction and social inclusion. Candidates should expect to become an integral part of the Psychology of Peace and Violence Program that resides within the Social Psychology Division, and they should be interested in understanding conflict in real world settings and the implications of research findings for policy and application.

Information about the social psychology program is available at:

and about the Psychology of Peace and Violence Program at:

Applications should include a cover letter, statement of research interests and teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, sample publications, and three letters of recommendation. We will begin to review applications on October 15, 2010, and we will continue to accept applications until the positions are filled. Applications should be sent to: Social Psychology Search Committee, Department of Psychology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003. The University of Massachusetts is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Women and members of minority groups are encouraged to apply.

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