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The University of Wisconsin-Madison's Department of Educational Psychology seeks highly qualified candidates for a tenure track position who are able to contribute to the department's expertise in human development. Expertise in adolescent development is particularly desirable. Particular attention will be given to scholars whose research, training, and teaching addresses fundamental processes of human social development that relate to modern issues faced by youth in community and educational settings. in the area of ethics of computing, data, and information.

This position will be an academic nine-month, tenure-track appointment at the Assistant Professor level, beginning in August 2023.

The Department of Educational Psychology's mission is to advance education-related theory and methodology; to improve knowledge about the biological, psychological, technological, and social processes of learning, development, and mental health in diverse populations; and to enhance learning and mental health in educational and community contexts through innovative educational interventions and effective prevention/intervention programs.

The Department of Educational Psychology (https://edpsych.education.wisc.edu) is currently ranked as the #1 Department of Educational Psychology according to U.S. News & World Report.  The Department  offers graduate degrees (PhD and MS), in the area of Human Development. The Human Development Program Area is housed within the Department of Educational Psychology, along with programs in Learning Sciences, Quantitative Methods, and School Psychology. The Human Development program also has strong ties with the WCER (https://www.wcer.wisc.edu/) and the Waisman Center (https://www.waisman.wisc.edu/).

The department and university provide a stimulating and supportive environment for research, teaching, and programmatic funding with a strong value on collaborative and interdisciplinary research.

Additional Information: The Department of Educational Psychology resides in the UW-Madison School of Education, which is regularly ranked as one of the top Schools of Education in the nation. The School is proud of the outstanding breadth of its programs, with departments in Education, Health and the Arts. The School views this broad range of programs as a tremendous strength.

The UW-Madison School of Education is dedicated to maintaining and growing a culture that embraces diversity, inclusion, and equity, believing these values are foundational elements of our excellence and fundamental components of a positive learning/working environment for students, faculty, and staff. At the School of Education, we acknowledge that, historically, bias, prejudice, racism, discrimination, and hate have taken many forms, and we commit to take action to create a school that is welcoming to all.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will actively participate in the research, teaching, and training programs of the department. Candidates are expected to (a) establish and maintain a research program that involves success in publishing empirical research and active pursuit of external funding to support scholarly activities, (b) teach courses in the candidate's general and specific areas of expertise, and (c) effectively mentor students.

To apply: Visit: https://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/en-us/job/514609/assistant-professor-in-educational-psychology-human-development . Click "apply now" and follow the instructions. To ensure consideration, application materials must be received by Friday, September, 16, 2022; however, this position will remain open and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

About University of Wisconsin - Madison, Educational Psychology Department

University of Wisconsin - Madison, Department of Educational Psychology

Visit our webpage for more information: https://edpsych.education.wisc.edu/