ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, PSYCHOLOGY
The Department of Psychology at the University of Georgia (www.uga.edu/psychology) is
seeking to fill a tenure‐track Assistant Professor position beginning no later than Fall, 2019.
The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in Psychology and whose research expertise lies in
the area of Diversity Science, broadly construed. Diversity Science includes but is not limited to
person perception, stereotyping and prejudice, cross‐cultural differences in psychological
phenomena, diversity in the workplace, neural mechanisms of race perception, or research that
centers on the lived experiences of underrepresented groups (e.g. women, people of color,
LGBTQ people) across contexts.
Candidates for this position will be expected to actively seek extramural funding (e.g. K awards;
R21s, R01s). The department is dedicated to provide resources and assistance in the grant
submission process. Candidates will be expected to contribute to the teaching needs of the
department at the graduate and undergraduate level, particularly in areas of cultural diversity
and relevant advanced methodologies. Candidates could affiliate with one or more of our
department’s core training areas: Behavioral and Brain Sciences, Industrial/Organization
Psychology, and Clinical Psychology.
The Department of Psychology has approximately 40 faculty members, 100 doctoral students,
and approximately1500 undergraduate Psychology majors. Successful applicants will join a
nationally prominent and productive research faculty and department interested in promoting
the careers of junior faculty. Collaboration with faculty across the department and the
University is encouraged. Established collaborative associations with the Owens Institute for
Behavioral Research, the Center for Family Research, the Institute of Gerontology, the
Bioimaging Research Center, the Biomedical and Health Sciences Institute, the College of Public
Health, the UGA/Augusta University Medical Partnership, and the Clinical and Translational
Research Unit offer excellent research development opportunities.
Athens, Georgia is well known for its quality of life, with easy access to both outdoor and urban
activities (exploregeorgia.org). UGA is a land and sea grant institution located in Athens, 75
miles northeast of Atlanta, the state capital (www.visitathensga.com; www.uga.edu).
The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, its many units, and the University of Georgia are
committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and students, and sustaining a work and
learning environment that is inclusive. Women, minorities and people with disabilities are
encouraged to apply. The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to
race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender
identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or
assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact
Central HR (firstname.lastname@example.org). Please do not contact the department or search committee with
Candidates should apply at https://www.ugajobsearch.com and include a curriculum vitae,
statements of research and teaching interests, representative publications, and should have
three letters of reference submitted at the same website. Review of applications will begin on
September 15, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Applications received by October
15, 2018 are assured full consideration.