Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Psychology

Department of Psychology

Position: Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology.

Qualifications: Candidates should have a Ph.D. or ABD in developmental psychology or developmental science.

Salary: Competitive

Responsibilities: Duties may include teaching undergraduate courses in adolescent development, emerging adulthood and aging, a graduate course in learning theories, and introductory courses in psychology and in our general education curriculum. The possibility for the candidate to develop a course in his or her area of interest is available. 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 several graduate assistants available to support research efforts and 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.

University: UW-Whitewater is a premier public regional university with an enrollment of over 12,000 students in 50 undergraduate majors and 11 master's degree programs.  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.
: Applications should be submitted electronically. Submit a letter of application, brief statements of teaching and research interests, vita, representative reprints, copies of all graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to Elizabeth Olson, Ph.D., Chair, Development Search Committee at devpsychsearch@uww.edu.  Inquiries at the email address above or 262-472-5400.

Review: Review of applications will begin January 6, 2014, 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.