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 Assistant Professor of Social Psychology
Institution/Organization: Ball State University
Job Location: Indiana, U.S.A.
Job Type: Tenure-Track
Contact Person: Kate Stoss
Date Posted: August 7th, 2023
Closing Date: September 29th, 2023
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Counsel Psych, Social Psych & Counseling
Assistant Professor of Social Psychology
Ball State University

Ball State University welcomes application for a Full-time tenure-line position to begin the 2024-25 academic year; area of specialization is social psychology.

At Ball State University, Inclusiveness and Freedom of Expression are a part of our enduring values and inform all of our efforts. We encourage applicants to familiarize themselves with our Inclusive Excellence Plan to learn more about our commitment and to identify how you might contribute to these efforts.

Position Function:
A. Teaching: Instruct students in the social psychology master’s program as well as other master’s and doctoral programs and the departmental undergraduate minor. Supervise doctoral students teaching in the undergraduate minor.
B. Research: Conduct and publish quality research in areas of specialty. Supervise/mentor students in quality research.
C. Service: Serve on department, college and university committees. Serve on graduate student doctoral and Master’s thesis committees. Actively contribute to the intellectual and professional life of the Department, College of Health, Ball State University and the discipline

Minimum Qualifications:
Doctorate in social psychology or experimental psychology with an emphasis in social psychology by August, 2024; ABD candidates will be considered only if all degree requirements will be completed by August 2024.

Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications:
Doctorate in social psychology. Track record of peer-reviewed publications and presentations at professional conferences in applicant’s area of specialization. Teaching experience at the undergraduate and/or graduate level. Demonstrated interest in diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Apply online at:

Include the following documents with your application: resume and cover letter addressed to search committee chair, Mary Kite.

The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earned is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification will be conducted.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through September 29, 2023.

Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 120 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders – committed to improving the quality of life for all.

The Ball State way is rooted in the Beneficence Pledge – a commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship, honesty and integrity, social responsibility, gratitude, and valuing the intrinsic worth of each member of our community. Ball State students, faculty and staff are empowered in a culture that believes in them and demands they believe in themselves. They are partners in an innovative, immersive approach to education. They are supported by living and learning facilities that enable intellectual curiosity. We graduate scholars who are changing the world, and we’ve dedicated our University to do the same.

The University offers an excellent wellness program and extensive benefits offerings to include a generous paid time off package and paid parental leave. For further information regarding benefits please visit:

Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

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