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Assistant Professor
University of Kentucky
Academic Positions: Assistant Professor

The Department of Psychology at the University of Kentucky in Lexington Kentucky invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Social Psychology to begin Fall 2018.

Candidates should have an established program of independent research in social psychological science. We seek candidates who take a theory-driven approach to the scientific study of socially significant issues. Area of specialization may include but are not limited to scholars who complement existing areas of expertise in interpersonal interactions, intergroup relations, attitude formation, psychology and law, inequality, cultural and evolutionary processes, judgment and decision-making, or other relevant domains.

The successful candidate must have a doctorate in psychology and will be expected to: 1) undertake an active program of research that leads to publication in peer-reviewed outlets; 2) seek extramural funding; 3) teach undergraduate and graduate courses as needed by the department, and 3) mentor graduate and undergraduate students in research.

Interested applicants should apply online at: Applications must include the following: 1) cover letter, 2) CV, 3) statements of research and teaching interests (upload under Specific Request 1), and 4) three representative publications (upload under Specific Request 2). Also provide the names and contact information for three references when prompted in the academic profile. This information will be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system.

Review of applications will begin immediately. Deadline to apply is November 5, 2017.

The University of Kentucky is an Equal Opportunity University that values diversity and inclusion. Individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans, women, and members of other underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Christia Brown
171 Funkhouser Drive
Lexington KY, 40506
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