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 Visiting Assistant Professor in Social Psychology
Institution/Organization: Wesleyan University
Job Location: Connecticut, U.S.A.
Job Type: Visiting
Contact Person: Jill Morawski
Date Posted: March 5th, 2022
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Visiting Assistant Professor in Social Psychology. The Department of Psychology at Wesleyan University invites applications for a visiting assistant professor in social psychology to begin September 1, 2022. Preference will be given to candidates with undergraduate teaching experience. The appointment carries a 3-2 teaching load, and is for one year with possibility of renewal for a second year based on performance. The successful candidate will teach courses in social psychology, research methods in diversity science, and seminars in the area of social psychology. Other responsibilities include advising undergraduate majors. A Ph.D. in hand at the time of appointment is required to be hired at the Assistant Professor level; appointment as an instructor is possible for a successful A.B.D. candidate.

The Department of Psychology currently has 18 full-time faculty members in the areas of neuroscience, psychopathology, cognitive, developmental, cultural, and social psychology. Wesleyan faculty have a strong commitment to scholarship, undergraduate teaching, and civic engagement, and the Department is home to Social Psychology Network — — a nonprofit educational organization that promotes peace, social justice, and sustainable living through public education, research, and the advancement of psychology.

The appointment will begin September 1, 2022. Inquiries about this position can be sent to Professor Jill Morawski, Search Committee Chair, through:

To apply, please visit:

A complete application includes: cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement and evaluations if available, a statement of the applicant’s research area/interest, no more than two reprints, and email addresses for three references. In the cover letter, applicants are asked to describe how they will embrace the college's commitment to fostering an inclusive community, as well as their experiences working with individuals from historically marginalized or underserved groups. Review of applications is ongoing; those received by March 12 will be given fuller consideration.

Wesleyan University — — is located near the Connecticut River in Middletown, Connecticut, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious practice or creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, political belief, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or non-position-related criminal record. We welcome applications from women and historically underrepresented minority groups. Inquiries regarding Title IX, Section 504, or any other non-discrimination policies should be directed to: Vice President for Equity & Inclusion / Title IX Officer, 318 North College, 860.685.4771.

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