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Assistant Professor of Social Psychology
The Department of Psychology, College of Social Sciences, University of Hawai‘i at Manoa (Honolulu, Hawai‘i) invites applicants for the position of Assistant Professor (I-3) in Social Psychology. The hire will join the Cognitive, Neuroscience, and Social area. This is a 9-month, full-time, permanent, tenure-track appointment, to begin August 1, 2024, subject to position clearance and availability of funds. Review of applications will begin on October 18, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled. Applications received by October 17, 2023, will be given priority.

Our department and university are strongly committed to recruiting, retaining, and advancing applicants to ensure the inclusion of diverse backgrounds and the promotion of gender equity (https://psychology.manoa.hawaii.edu/diversity/). We provide a mentoring program with one or more senior faculty available to new hires, as the new hire sees fit. We encourage women and members of underrepresented groups to apply.
More information about the Department is available at https://psychology.manoa.hawaii.edu/
About the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa: Hawai‘i is a special place to live and work, with a vibrant statewide diverse population and tremendous physical beauty. University of Hawai‘i at Manoa (UHM) is an R1 (Very High Research Activity, Carnegie Classification) institution located on a beautiful arboretum campus. UHM is a land- grant, sea-grant, and space-grant university with the core mission of generating, preserving, and disseminating knowledge for the greater good of the people of the state of Hawai‘i and the world beyond through teaching, research, and service in a way that promotes inclusiveness and beneficence for all. The university is committed to a diverse, equitable, and welcoming campus community in which every member can thrive, and is a place of learning dedicated to perpetuating the values, culture, language, traditions, and customs of the Kanaka Maoli (indigenous people of Hawai‘i). Children raised in Hawai‘i are naturally exposed to and immersed in diverse ethnocultural traditions and practices.  
Position: Assistant Professor of Social Psychology
Organization: University of Hawaii at Manoa
Location: Honolulu,  HI 
United States
Posting Start Date: 9/15/2023
Date Posted: 9/15/2023
Requirements Duties and Responsibilities: 
  1. Develop a strong research program;
  2. Seek extramural funding;
  3. Publish research in peer-reviewed journals;
  4. Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in social psychology, and courses serving departmental needs (e.g., Survey of Psychology, Statistical Techniques in Psychology), as needed; 
  5. Supervise and mentor undergraduate, MA and PhD students;
  6. Provide service to the department, college, university, and relevant professional communities; 
  7. Other duties as assigned by the Department Chair.  
Minimum Qualifications:
  1. Ph.D. in Social Psychology (or closely related area) from an accredited college or university or foreign equivalent before August 1, 2024; 
    1. ABDs will be considered only if all degree requirements will be met before August 1, 2024;
    2. ABDs must submit a letter from their committee chair attesting that the dissertation and all degree requirements will be completed prior to the date of hire;
  2. Record of research accomplishment (publications, grants);
  3. Demonstrated ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in social psychology; 
  4. Demonstrated ability to mentor students in the applicant’s area of research;
  5. Demonstrated ability to work effectively and collegially with students, faculty, staff and/or administration.
Desirable Qualifications:
  1. Demonstrated ability to teach undergraduate statistics;
  2. Post-doctoral or comparable research experience;
  3. Experience teaching diverse student populations;
  4. Demonstrated interest in, and the potential to contribute to, diversity, equity, and inclusion; 
  5. Experience integrating innovative quantitative methods into research. 
To Apply: 
Please submit the following required documents at: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/25677
  1. Curriculum vitae;
  2. Cover letter addressing how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications;
  3. A statement summarizing your teaching philosophy and interests;
  4. A statement summarizing your program of research;
  5. A statement addressing past experience, activities, and future plans to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion in your professional career; 
  6. Up to three relevant publications;
  7. Relevant course evaluations and sample syllabi;
  8. Contact information for three (3) professional references.
Finalists must be prepared to submit copies of official transcripts prior to campus visit. Official transcripts will be required upon hire. 

Dr. Kristin Pauker, Search Committee Chair, 808-956-9366, kpauker@hawaii.edu
Status: This listing expires on: 9/14/2024
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University of Hawaii at Manoa

Honolulu,  HI 96822
United States
(808) 956-9366
Kristin Pauker