Visiting Assistant Professor in Social Psychology, The Department of Psychology at Wesleyan University

March 17, 2023

The Department of Psychology at Wesleyan University invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professor in social psychology to begin September 1, 2023. Preference will be given to candidates with undergraduate teaching experience. The appointment carries a 3-2 teaching load. The successful candidate will teach courses in social psychology, research methods, and seminars in the area of social psychology. Other responsibilities include advising undergraduate majors. A Ph.D. in psychology or related field in hand at the time of appointment is required to be hired at the Assistant Professor level; appointment as an instructor is possible for a successful A.B.D. candidate. The Psychology Department currently has 18 full-time faculty members in the areas of neuroscience, psychopathology, cognitive, developmental, cultural, and social psychology. Wesleyan faculty have a strong commitment to scholarship and to undergraduate teaching, and the university offers a variety of resources for professional development including the Center for Pedagogical Innovation and the Office for Faculty Career Development. Inquiries about this position may be sent to Professor Sarah Carney at .

Apply at:   A complete application includes: cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement and evaluations if available, a statement of the applicant’s research area/interest, no more than two reprints, and email addresses for three references. In the cover letter, applicants are asked to describe how they will embrace the college’s commitment to fostering an inclusive community, as well as their experiences working with individuals from historically marginalized or underserved groups. Review of applications is ongoing; those received by March 25th will be given fuller consideration.

Wesleyan University, located in Middletown, Connecticut, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious practice or creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, political belief, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or non-position-related criminal record. We welcome applications from women and historically underrepresented minority groups. Wesleyan promotes behaviors that foster a safe and healthy community during the pandemic. Inquiries regarding Title IX, Section 504, or any other non-discrimination policies should be directed to: Vice President for Equity & Inclusion / Title IX Officer, 318 North College, 860.685.4771.

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