The Department of Psychological Sciences at the University of Missouri, Columbia invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor in the area of Social/Personality Psychology. A PhD in Psychology is required by the time of appointment, August 1, 2024.
Scholars with any substantive focus within the fields of social and personality are encouraged to apply. We are particularly interested in applicants who will broaden and diversify existing departmental empirical and/or methodological perspectives. Areas of potential interest include, but are not limited to, personality processes and individual differences, emotion, well-being, attitudes and social cognition, intergroup processes, person perception, or the self, and/or methods such as social neuroscience, psychophysiology, or cross-cultural comparison. The ideal candidate will be committed to excellence in research, teaching, and mentorship, and will demonstrate an ability to contribute to the department’s missions to train a diverse undergraduate and graduate student body, promote an inclusive department environment, and engage with an increasingly diverse broader community.
Screening of applicants will begin October 1, 2023. Please apply online at: https://hr.missouri.edu/jobopenings. Under academic positions Click “prospective employees” and search for 48416. Use the online application and be prepared to upload a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement, and 3-5 representative publications. We value the uniqueness of every individual and strive to ensure each person’s success. Contributions from individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives promote intellectual pluralism and enable us to achieve the excellence that we seek in research, learning, and engagement. This commitment makes our university a better place to work, learn, and innovate. In your application materials, please discuss your experiences and expertise that support these values and enrich our missions of research, teaching, and engagement. Three reference letters are required and should be sent (electronically or hard copy) to the Chair of the Social/Personality search committee, Laura King (KingLA@missouri.edu; McAlester Hall, Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO. 65211).
Applicants may contact Dr. King with any questions about the position. Contact Human Resource Services (firstname.lastname@example.org) for any questions about the application process.
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