Assistant Professor of Social Psychology
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The Department of Psychology in the Dana and David Dornsife College of
Letters, Arts and Sciences at the University of Southern California in Los
Angeles, California invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position
as Assistant Professor of Social Psychology , with an anticipated start
date of August 2022. Applicants must have a doctoral degree in an appropriate
field of study.
We are seeking an outstanding researcher whose work intersects social
psychology (especially addressing belief systems, person perception,
judgement and decision-making, motivational/affective processes, and cultural
backgrounds), and problem-oriented issues such as healthy lifestyles, social
disparities, intergroup relations, and sustainability. The successful
applicant will use experimental methods in combination with other approaches,
such as survey, experience-sampling, imaging, computational modeling, and/or
large-scale data collection methods to understand the forces that influence
these personal and social behaviors and will be required to develop an
externally funded research program. Especially given our interest in cultural
contexts, we seek to attract applicants from ethnically diverse backgrounds.
The appointment is expected to begin August 2022. Candidates must have
completed their Ph.D. and demonstrate an excellent doctoral and/or post-
doctoral record that includes a strong track record of publications and
potential to secure extramural funding. The department aims to foster a
diverse intellectual community and strongly encourages applications from all
Please direct questions to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applicants should submit a
cover letter; current CV; a list of at least three references; 3 sample
publications; and separate statements describing their research and teaching,
and a service statement that highlights contributions to equity, diversity,
and inclusion. We encourage candidates to apply by October 15th for full
consideration. In order to be considered for this position, all candidates
must apply via the "Apply" link at the top or bottom of this page.
More information about the program at USC can be found at the following
website: https: // dornsife.usc.edu/psyc/.
USC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin,
protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by
law or USC policy. USC will consider for employment all qualified applicants
with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the
Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring ordinance.
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