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 Assistant Professor of Social Psychology
Institution/Organization: Rowan University
Job Location: New Jersey, U.S.A.
Job Type: Tenure-Track
Contact Person: Tricia Yurak
Date Posted: September 26th, 2022
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The Department of Psychology at Rowan University invites applications for tenure-track faculty at the Assistant Professor level in Social Psychology to begin Fall 2023. Outstanding candidates may be considered at the Associate or Full Professor levels. This search is part of a broader, multi-year faculty hiring initiative across the College of Science & Mathematics.

A Ph.D. or equivalent in social psychology or related field is required. Preference will be given to candidates with a track record and/or potential to establish and sustain a strong, applied research program focusing on health-related issues, health disparities, and/or diversity-related issues. Candidates with interdisciplinary research and a history of collaboration are strongly encouraged to apply. Faculty hired into this position are expected to develop and maintain an active, highly visible, extramurally funded research program inclusive of undergraduate and graduate students and with outstanding scholarship, teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and contribute to the various service endeavors in the Department, College, and University. Opportunities for collaboration exist within the Department, the College of Science & Mathematics, as well as with Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine, Virtua Health School of Nursing & Health Professions, and other colleges at the university.

The Department of Psychology houses a Ph.D. program in Clinical Psychology with a focus in Health Psychology and Integrated Healthcare. Additionally, the department offers a B.A. in Psychology, B.S. in Psychological Science, Masters Degree in Mental Health Counseling, Applied Behavioral Analysis, and School Psychology. We also house a Concentration in Applied Behavior Analysis and a Minor in Neuroscience with Biological Sciences.

Complete applications will include:

1. Cover letter
2. Current detailed CV
3. Statement of research interests, including applicant’s future research goals
4. Statement of teaching philosophy that includes the candidate’s commitment to inclusive teaching and mentoring practices
5. Graduate transcripts (unofficial copies acceptable for initial review)
6. Names and contact information for at least three references; confidential letters will be requested if an application is moved forward

Review of applications will commence on October 10, 2022 and continue until suitable candidates have been identified. Applicants will need to submit the above materials via our online application system at:

All positions are contingent upon budget appropriations. Questions regarding the position should be directed to Dr. Tricia Yurak, Interim Department Head (

A top 100 national public research institution, Rowan University’s eight colleges and nine schools offer programs at the bachelor’s, doctoral, and professional levels to 23,000 students across its campuses including the main campus in Glassboro, N.J. and its medical school campuses in Camden and Stratford. Rowan focuses on use-inspired research at the intersection of engineering, medicine, science and business while ensuring excellence in undergraduate education. A Carnegie-classified (R2/high research activity) institution, Rowan has been recognized as the third fastest-growing public research university by The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Rowan University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment. The Department of Psychology and the College of Science & Mathematics are dedicated to building a culturally diverse faculty and especially encourages applications from women and individuals from underrepresented groups in higher education.

Rowan University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. For the complete Rowan University non-discrimination and affirmative action policy see:

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