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 Assistant Professor in Social Psychology
Institution/Organization: Clark University
Job Location: Massachusetts, U.S.A.
Job Type: Tenure-Track
Contact Person: Kelly Boulay
Date Posted: August 6th, 2012
Closing Date: October 1st, 2012
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The Department of Psychology invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor (tenure-track) to begin in August 2013. Clark University offers the advantages of both a distinguished research university and a small liberal arts college; for details on the Psychology Department, see:

The Psychology Department has Ph.D. programs in Social, Clinical, and Developmental Psychology. We seek a social psychologist (holding a Ph.D. in social psychology by the time of the appointment) who examines important social issues from a sociocultural perspective that includes broad cultural, societal, and structural level analysis, as well as basic individual processes.

The ideal candidate should be interested both in theory and application related to socially relevant issues, competent in a variety of methods, have experience working in diverse cultural contexts and with community samples, and provide synergistic links with the other programs in the department as well as with other University programs such as Communication and Culture, Race and Ethnic Relations, Women’s and Gender Studies, Peace Studies, the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, or the Mosakowski Institute. Candidates should have an established area of research that shows promise for obtaining external funding. The successful candidate should be able to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in research methods or statistics and seminars and lecture courses in social psychology, including their field of interest as well as general topics in social psychology such as attitudes, persuasion, emotion, or group and intergroup processes.

All applications are to be submitted electronically to the following e-mail address: Applicants should submit a statement of research and teaching interests, CV, and three copies of the publications they consider their best contribution to the field (this can include work under review). Three letters of recommendation should be sent directly as files to Chair of the Search Committee to the e-mail address provided above. Full consideration will be given to all applications received by September 28, 2012.

AA/EOE. Minorities and women are especially encouraged to apply. Clark is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

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