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2 Assistant Professors in Social Psychology
University of Florida
Academic Positions: Assistant Professor

University of Florida: College of Liberal Arts & Sciences: 16400000 - LS-PSYCHOLOGY


Gainesville, FL

Open Date

Sep 26, 2018


The Department of Psychology at the University of Florida is seeking applications to fill two (2) Assistant Professor positions in social psychology beginning August 16, 2019. These full-time, nine-month, tenure-track positions. The Department of Psychology is dedicated to promoting diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion.

Successful candidates will be expected to maintain an outstanding program of research with high potential for external funding, teach social psychology courses at the graduate and undergraduate level, advise students, and provide service to the institution.

The research area is open but we are particularly excited about expanding the research focus of the current social psychology faculty. The social psychology area embraces the values of open, transparent science and strives for replicable and reproducible research. We ask candidates to include in the research statement a description of the ways in which they have already pursued and/or plan to pursue open science.


Applicants should have a Ph.D. in social psychology or related field by August 1, 2019.

Application Instructions

For full consideration, applications must be submitted online at and must include:

  1. Brief cover letter
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Statement of research interests and plans
  4. Statement of teaching experience, interests, and philosophy
  5. Statement on how the candidate will enhance the diversity and inclusivity of our academic community through research, teaching, and service
  6. Up to three reprints or pre-prints
  7. Three confidential letters of recommendation

The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience, and includes a full benefits package. Review of applications will begin October 19, 2018, and continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position may be directed to Kate Ratliff, search committee chair at For more information about our department see

All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a review of criminal records, reference checks, and verification of education.

The selected candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an educational institution outside of the United States require evaluation by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law. If an accommodation due to disability is needed in order to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD).

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The University of Florida is committed to non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information and veteran status in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training.

Kate Ratliff
Psychology Building
P.O. Box 112250
Gainesville FL, 32611-2250
NOTE: The above information is provided by the employer. The Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Inc. does not verify the accuracy of these statements.