Assistant Professor in Social Psychology

Rutgers The State University of New Jersey Department of Psychology

Assistant Professor in Social Psychology, Tenure Track

Department SAS - Psychology

Salary Commensurate With Experience

Posting Summary

The Department of Psychology at Rutgers University-New Brunswick, NJ, plans to hire a tenure track Assistant Professor in SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY, with a start date of September 1, 2022. The Assistant Professor will be expected to develop and maintain an active, extramurally funded research program, and teach and mentor at the undergraduate levels and graduate level in the field of social psychology.

Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Psychology or a related field by September 1, 2022.

Applicants should submit a CV, research statement, teaching philosophy, representative reprints, and 3 letters of recommendation to: Candidates are also encouraged to address (in these statements or separately) ways in which their work includes open science practices, their commitment to service, and/or ways in which their research, courses, or service will contribute to Rutgers’s commitment to enhancing diversity and inclusiveness (broadly construed). Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled, but timely submission of materials is recommended for full consideration. Applicants may contact Candace Green, Sr. Department Administrator with questions or concerns about the application or review process, at

COVID-19 Immunization Requirement

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Posting Number 22FA0188

Minimum Education and Experience

Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Psychology or a related field by September 1, 2022.

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Campus Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Home Location Campus Livingston (RU-New Brunswick)

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Teaching Philosophy
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Other Document
  4. Research Statement
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Other Documents (2)
  3. Other Documents (3)
  4. Personal Statement