The Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at the University of Massachusetts Amherst (http://www.umass.edu/pbs/) invites applications for a tenure-stream faculty position that would include serving as Associate Chair for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in our department starting in fall 2024. This position is open to candidates at the Associate or Full Professor rank. We particularly welcome applications from scholars who are from groups historically and presently underrepresented in the academy. We seek top candidates who are committed to growing our department’s strength in Diversity Science and providing leadership around building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community in Psychological and Brain Sciences. We strive to be a diverse community that challenges existing inequitable structures and shares responsibility for creating an inclusive and equitable environment.
Candidates should submit: 1) cover letter that articulates how your professional and lived experiences have prepared you for this leadership role, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) statement of past contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion, 4) statement describing previous research program and approaches to teaching, 5) three samples of representative academic publications, and 6) the names and contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin November 28, 2023, and continue until the position is filled. For more information on the position including minimum qualifications and application instructions, please visit: http://careers.massachusetts.edu/cw/en-us/job/521147?lApplicationSubSourceID=
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About University of Massachusetts Amherst, Psychological and Brain Sciences Department
UMass Amherst, the Commonwealth's flagship campus, is a nationally ranked public research university offering a full range of undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees. The University sits on nearly 1,450-acres in the scenic Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts and offers a rich cultural environment in a bucolic setting close to major urban centers. In addition, the University is part of the Five Colleges (including Amherst College, Hampshire College, Mount Holyoke College, and Smith College), which adds to the intellectual energy of the region.
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