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Apply now Job no: 241404-FA
Work type: Faculty-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Instructional, Research, Scientific

Position Summary:

The Department of Psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is seeking to fill 2 Assistant Professor (tenure-track) faculty positions in the areas of Social Psychology or Developmental Psychology. The successful candidates will be expected to develop and maintain a vigorous, cutting-edge research program while making significant contributions to the undergraduate and graduate teaching missions of the department. We encourage applications from individuals working within any subfield of research within Social or Developmental Psychology.

The Department of Psychology at UW-Madison is a multidisciplinary and highly collaborative environment. We are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in all aspects of our research, teaching and service (

Principal Duties:

Teach at the undergraduate and graduate level in addition to supervising master's and doctoral students. Conduct scholarly research and perform University and professional service as appropriate.

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Ph.D. in Psychology or related field required prior to start of appointment.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

A well qualified candidate will demonstrate potential for excellence in teaching and scholarly research in the areas of Social Psychology or Developmental Psychology. Teaching experience welcome.



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Full Time: 100%

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Anticipated Begin Date:

AUGUST 22, 2022


ACADEMIC (9 months)

Instructions to Applicants:

Applications must be received through UW-Madison's online application system. To apply, go to and search for PVL 241404. To begin the application process, please click on the 'Apply Now' button. Please upload the following 5 items: 1) Cover letter; 2) C.V., 3) A research statement, 4) A teaching statement, and 5) Three representative publications (sent as one document). In addition, candidates will be asked to provide contact information for three references; each reference will each receive an electronic link through which they can upload a signed letter of reference.

The deadline for ensuring full consideration is October 24, 2021; however the position will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.


Craig Berridge
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