Health Psychology Tenure Track Assistant Professor

Department of Psychology

Position: Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology.

Qualifications: Candidates should have a Ph.D. (or ABD) in health psychology or related field.

Salary: Competitive

Responsibilities: Duties may include developing undergraduate courses and field placements in health psychology and involving undergraduates in a health psychology research program; other teaching responsibilities will depend on specialization and may include courses in abnormal, personality, social psychology, and introductory courses in psychology and in our general education curriculum. The position requires a demonstrated record or evident potential for effective teaching and for maintaining a strong program of research that involves students in meaningful ways.  The ability to secure extramural funding is desirable. We have an excellent university Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, and start-up funding is negotiable. 
We are especially interested in candidates who will enhance the diversity of our department.  The department serves a diverse population of students and embraces the principles and practices of Inclusive Excellence that are reflected in UW System’s commitment to diversity and educational opportunity.

University: UW-Whitewater is a premier public regional university with an enrollment of 12,043 students in 50 undergraduate majors, 11 master's degree programs and 1 education specialist degree program.  It offers high-quality, career oriented programs with a model general education curriculum.

Community: Whitewater, a city of over 14,000, is located in southeastern Wisconsin near the scenic Kettle Moraine State Forest.  The immediate area offers a wide variety of summer and winter recreational activities, including facilities of the nearby Whitewater Lake recreational area.  Whitewater is 50 miles from Milwaukee, 45 miles from Madison and 110 miles from Chicago. 

Application: Applications should be submitted electronically.  Send a letter of application, brief statements of teaching and research interests, vita, representative reprints, copies of all graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendations to Kimberly Knesting-Lund, Ph.D., Chair, Health Psychology Search Committee, email: healthpsychsearch@uww.edu; phone: 262-472-5412.  Address inquiries to Dr. Knesting-Lund at knestink@uww.edu.

Review: Review of applications will begin January 7, 2013, and continue until the position is filled.

UW-Whitewater is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. Background checks of finalist will be conducted.