Council of Graduate Departments of Psychology
Council of Graduate Departments of Psychology

Social Psychology Faculty

About this job: Assistant Professor, Tenure Track, SOCIAL/PERSONALITY

Radford University - Psychology -   See this job on our site

Job is in: Radford, VA Un

Contact: Jeff Aspelmeier
Phone: 5408315520

Post Date: October 13, 2022
Job Starts: August 10, 2022
Application Deadline: October 30, 2022

The Department of Psychology in the College of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences at Radford University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level in social psychology. The area of specialty within social psychology is open. Radford’s master’s program in experimental psychology is home to the social psychology area and has a long history of preparing students for further advanced study in psychology and careers in research-related fields. The Psychology Department offers a large bachelor’s program; a master’s with options in Experimental and Industrial-Organizational Psychology; a master’s and educational specialist in School Psychology; and a Doctor of Psychology in Counseling Psychology. The psychology faculty is committed to providing a supportive and collaborative environment for building a successful career. The Department of Psychology is housed within the College of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences (CHBS), which is the largest college at Radford University and home to liberal arts instruction on campus. CHBS and Psychology are housed in a 145,000 square foot modern instructional and research facility. Centrally located on the main quad of the campus, it is the largest academic building at the university and houses an array of specialized teaching and research facilities. Candidates must have a strong commitment to both undergraduate and graduate education. The successful applicant will be expected to teach a mix of undergraduate and graduate level courses including, but not limited to, social psychology, research methods, behavioral statistics, and topical courses in research. Candidates will also be expected to establish an independent program of research, mentor undergraduate and graduate students, and participate in department, college, and university governance. Candidates should have completed the Ph.D. degree by the August 2023 start date. Review of applications will begin on October 30th, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates should submit the following: 1) A cover letter that is appended with statements on a) teaching, b) research interests, and c) how the applicant incorporates aspects of diversity into their teaching and scholarship. 2) Curriculum vitae 3) Evaluations of teaching for all courses taught in the past three years 4) Examples of manuscripts or publications 5) Names and contact information for three references. Letters of recommendation will be requested from candidates selected for interviews. 6) Copies of transcripts. Located in the scenic New River Valley, between the Blue Ridge Mountains to the south and the Appalachians to the north, Radford University is a doctoral/professional public university of more than 8,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The university has received national recognition for many of its academic programs and institutional initiatives. Radford University serves the Commonwealth of Virginia and the nation through a wide range of academic, cultural, human service, and research programs and is one of the premier teacher preparation universities in the commonwealth. Well known for offering students many opportunities to become involved within and outside of the classroom, Radford University features strong faculty–student bonds, a growing, diverse student population, extensive use of technology in the learning environment, and vibrant student life on a beautiful 204-acre campus. The city of Radford, Virginia is located in the heart of the New River Valley in southwest Virginia. The region is a haven for music lovers and outdoor enthusiasts. Just a short drive from Blacksburg and Roanoke, the region boasts a vibrant art scene and local food culture as well as many community-university partnership opportunities. Radford is a two and a half hour drive from both Charlottesville, VA and Charlotte, NC. Radford University does not discriminate with regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, veteran status, national origin, religion, or political affiliation in the administration of its educational programs, activities, admission or employment practices. Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application process should call (540) 831-5008 (voice) or (540) 831-5128 (TTY). If you need access to a computer, you may visit our office at 600 Tyler Avenue, Radford, Virginia, or the local Virginia Employment Commission.

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