Assistant Professor – Experimental Psychology with Real-World Focus (Department of Psychology)

University of California San Diego

The Department of Psychology (psychology.ucsd.edu) at UC San Diego invites applications for an open- area, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Experimental Psychology, with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2023. We seek candidates doing theoretically rich and experimentally rigorous research grounded in real-world application and conducted at least partially outside the laboratory.

Non-exhaustive examples of a suitable research focus include social and racial justice, climate, social media, understanding and countering misinformation, well-being and mental health, applied developmental psychology, industrial psychology, education, applied psychometrics, and causal inference in field experimentation.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. or be ABD, and must possess a record of published research in psychology or a closely related field.

Successful candidates are expected to establish a program of high-quality research. Preference will be given to candidates with strong quantitative skills, demonstrated impact on their area, and a track record of interdisciplinary and collaborative work. Successful candidates are required to teach graduate and undergraduate students within the Department of Psychology. Demonstrated teaching excellence and ability to teach graduate-level research methods are preferred.

The Department of Psychology is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. We are especially interested in candidates who possess a commitment to supporting diversity, inclusion, and equity within an academic setting.

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