Assistant Professor in Social Psychology at Boston College

July 12, 2021

Assistant Professor in Social Psychology

The Department of Psychology and Neuroscience of Boston College invites applications for a tenure-track position in Social Psychology to begin July 1, 2022. The rank is Assistant Professor, but for qualified candidates, appointment at the Associate or Full Professor level may be possible. We are interested in a broad range of approaches within social psychology including but not limited to: social neuroscience, social cognition, computational modeling, cultural and developmental psychology. Applicants will be evaluated on their potential to establish a prominent, externally funded research program and to excel in teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Applicants should apply at and provide PDFs of a cover letter, CV, research statement, teaching statement, and a description of commitment to promoting a diverse and inclusive academic community. Applicants should also arrange to have three letters of reference submitted directly by their letter writers, using the “request recommendations” link on Interfolio. These letter writers should be named in the cover letter. All materials must be submitted on or before October 1, 2021 for full consideration. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. For inquiries about the position please contact Liane Young ( For assistance with submitting your application please email Note our department is also inviting applications for a tenure-track position in Behavioral Neuroscience (see for all openings in our department).

Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university that strives to integrate research excellence with a foundational commitment to formative liberal arts education. We encourage applications from candidates who are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic community. Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, nation origin, disability, protected veteran status, or other legally protected status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university, please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at

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