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Assistant Professor

University of Utah

Salt Lake City, UT
The Department of Psychology at the University of Utah invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY at the assistant professor level. We are seeking a social psychologist with a strong research program in relationships and interpersonal processes. We especially welcome applicants with interests in close relationships, including the social cognitive processes related to relationship formation, growth, and change, and with a strong background in quantitative methods such as dyadic processes, longitudinal analytic approaches, meta-analysis, and measurement. Applicants should have the ability and interest to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in social psychology, interpersonal relations, and statistics.

The Department of Psychology values interdisciplinary approaches to research and training, and strongly encourages collaboration across four traditional programs (Developmental, Clinical, Cognition and Neural Sciences, and Social). The department promotes multidisciplinary collaboration outside of the Department of Psychology with active ties to the University of Utah Brain Institute, the School of Computing, the Business School, the College of Education, Pediatrics, Anesthesiology, Neurology, Psychiatry, the Huntsman Cancer Institute, and the Salt Lake Veterans Administration Medical Center. The Department of Psychology is committed to the goal of promoting diversity in academia and welcomes candidates whose interest and skills contribute to this goal.

The University of Utah is a PAC-12 institution located in Salt Lake City nestled in the foothills of the Wasatch Mountains. With an enrollment of 31,000 students, it is the flagship university for the state of Utah. The university administration provides strong support for faculty research in the Psychology Department. The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to applicants, consistent with University policy and Utah state law. To inquire about this posting, email: employment@utah.edu or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/TDD), email: oeo@umail.utah.edu.

Please submit a letter detailing current research and teaching interests, a vita, representative reprints or preprints of publications, and contact information for three individuals who will provide letters of recommendation. Applications should be submitted at: http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/32678. Review of applications will begin October 1, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.

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