Assistant Professor - Developmental or Social Psychology

Employer
University of Colorado Colorado Springs
Location
Colorado Springs, CO
Closing date
Dec 1, 2021

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Sector
Allied Health and Social Care, Psychology/Counselling
Description
The [Psychology Department](https://psychology.uccs.edu/) at the [University of Colorado, Colorado Springs (UCCS)](https://www.uccs.edu/experience/about-uccs) is seeking applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor with background in Developmental or Social Psychology beginning August 2022. Area of specialization is open, but candidates with expertise in diversity, prejudice, cultural psychology, psychology and law, or researchers with an applied focus are especially encouraged to apply. The department has existing strengths covering comprehensive sub-disciplines of psychology. We are committed to equity, diversity and inclusion. Candidates must have a PhD in developmental or social psychology, or a related field, and demonstrated potential for excellence in research and teaching. Responsibilities include teaching a variety of undergraduate and graduate-level courses in the candidate's area of specialization; teaching core psychology survey courses and seminar courses; supervising student research activities, theses and dissertations; and maintaining an active and productive program of empirical research. The psychology faculty are committed to excellence in teaching and research, with the expectation that faculty maintain a productive program of research with a commitment to obtain external funding. The Psychology Department currently offers a BA in Psychology, MA programs in Psychological Science (with subplans in Cognition, Geropsychology, Trauma, and Developmental) and Clinical Psychology (with subplans in Trauma and Geropsychology), and a PhD in Clinical Psychology (with tracks in Geropsychology and in Trauma Psychology). More info can be found at [https://psychology.uccs.edu/](https://psychology.uccs.edu/).This position has been determined to be exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).*What We Offer: **Salary Range:* Generally starting at $71,500 to $75,000The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training.The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, and a tuition benefit. Information on university benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at [http://www.cu.edu/employee-services](http://www.cu.edu/employee-services). Total compensation goes beyond the value on the paycheck. Please consider reviewing the Total Compensation page at [Total Compensation Calculators | University of Colorado](https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/collaborative-hr-services/total-compensation-calculator).*Tentative Search Timeline:*
The priority date for applications is October 3, 2021. The potential dates for interviews will begin in October/November 2021. The potential employee start date is August 2022.UCCS is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To assist in achieving this goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history check. UCCS is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, the University of Colorado will consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, political affiliation or political philosophy in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs, or any other characteristic protected by law. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each of the established essential functions and meet the physical and environment demands described satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and ability, physical and environmental conditions required of the employee on the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions, physical and environmental demands.While performing the physical demands of this job, the employee may be required to sit, stand or walk. Employee is occasionally required to have long periods of sitting or standing, moderate bending, moderate energy requirements and fine motor skills. Talking and hearing within normal range. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Mental functions of this job include comparing, copying, computing, compiling, analyzing, coordinating, synthesizing, negotiating, communicating, instructing and interpersonal/skills and behavior.Applicants with disabilities: If you have a mental or physical impairment, which limits one of your major life activities (e.g. walking, hearing, seeing, speaking, breathing, or learning) and require special accommodations for testing or interviewing, it is your responsibility to notify the office scheduling the interview or test at least 3 working days before the interview or test date. If you need special accommodations at the work site, you must notify the appointing authority or Human Resources.The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work.

Qualifications
*Minimum Requirements:*
Candidates must have a PhD completed by August 2022 in developmental or social psychology, or a related field for this position. *Preferred Qualifications:*
12 months of prior undergraduate and graduate teaching experience and evidence of teaching skills in the classroom and online. The candidate should demonstrate a program of research that engaged undergraduate and graduate students for at least 12 months.*Physical Requirements:* While performing the physical demands of this job, the employee may be required to sit or move. Employee is occasionally required to have long periods of sitting or standing, moderate bending, moderate energy requirements and fine motor skills. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

*Job Category: *Faculty
*Primary Location: *Colorado Springs
*Schedule: *Full-time
*Posting Date: *Sep 1, 2021
*Unposting Date: *Ongoing

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