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 Provost Postdoctoral Fellow (Instructor)
Institution/Organization: University of Chicago
Job Location: Illinois, U.S.A.
Job Type: Postdoctoral
Contact Person: Conray Weathers
Date Posted: September 22nd, 2022
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The Department of Psychology at the University of Chicago is continuing to build a new Social Psychology program. The Department invites applications for a Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellow who is interested in working collaboratively as we develop such a program at the University of Chicago. The Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellows Program reflects the University of Chicago’s commitment to increasing the diversity of its faculty. This fellowship provides up to two years of funding for junior scholars whose accomplishments make them exceptionally competitive for faculty positions. Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellows will be appointed as Instructors on the tenure track for up to two years with the intent that they will be promoted to Assistant Professor at the end of the fellowship period.

The new social psychology program will benefit from synergies with members of the Department of Psychology, researchers at the Center for Decision Research at the Booth School of Business, as well as the Committee on Education. Applicants must be social psychologists who are interested in participating in a world-class program that welcomes and supports a diverse community of scholars and students. The Department of Psychology and the Division of Social Sciences are committed to the creation and the support of such a program.

Candidates should apply online at the University of Chicago’s Interfolio website at . Applications must include 1) a cover letter with contact information for at least three references; 2) a current curriculum vitae; 3) a research statement; 4) a teaching statement and 5) three representative publications. Candidates interested in applying to either of our other open searches, please see and for descriptions and application instructions. Ph.D. must be in hand by start of appointment.

Review of applications will begin on October 17, 2022 and will continue until the positions are filled or the search is closed. Appointments may begin as early as July 1, 2023.

All University departments and institutes are charged with building a faculty from a diversity of backgrounds and with diverse viewpoints, cultivating an inclusive community that values freedom of expression, and welcoming and supporting all their members.

We seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an academic community that places the highest value on rigorous inquiry and encourages diverse perspectives, experiences, groups of individuals, and ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual challenge, engagement, and exchange. The University’s Statements on Diversity are at

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination.

Job seekers in need of a reasonable
accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-1032 or email with their request.

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