Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Psychology 12328


The Department of Psychology seeks a Faculty Tenure-Track Assistant Professor.
Minimum:  An earned doctorate or ABD (with expectation of completion by August 23, 2017) in developmental psychology or developmental science is required.  The position requires a demonstrated record or evident potential for effective teaching and for maintaining a strong program of research that involves students in meaningful ways.  We have several graduate assistants available to support research efforts and an excellent university Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, and start-up funding is negotiable.

Highly Desirable: Specialization in adolescence or emerging adulthood.

Desirable: The ability to secure extramural funding.
Duties may include teaching an introductory undergraduate course in lifespan development, advanced undergraduate courses in child and/or adolescent development, a graduate course in learning theories, and introductory courses in our general education curriculum. The possibility for the candidate to develop a course in his or her area of interest is available.  We are especially interested in candidates who have a strong commitment to teaching methods that promote diversity and inclusivity in academics.
The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is a regional comprehensive university with an enrollment of more than 12,000 students. UW-Whitewater has reached record enrollment four of the last five years and offers 50 majors in four colleges. UW-Whitewater also offers 15 master's degree programs and recently added a Doctorate of Business Administration. UW-Whitewater students achieve excellence in the classroom and on the playing field. In the 2014-15 Academic Year, UW-Whitewater was the first university in NCAA history at any level to win national championships in football, basketball and baseball in a single year. The campus offers more than 200 student organizations and is a vital economic engine for southeastern Wisconsin. UW- Whitewater is situated on 400 acres of land and has an annual budget of more than $219 million. - See more at: http://www.uww.edu/news
UW-Whitewater is part of the 26-campus University of Wisconsin System. Located in a community of 14,622 residents near the scenic Kettle Moraine State Forest in southeastern Wisconsin, Whitewater is within convenient driving distance to the metropolitan areas of Milwaukee, Madison, and Chicago.
The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, and actively seeks and encourages applications from women, people of color, persons with disabilities, and all veterans.

Wisconsin Statute 19.36(7)(b) provides that applicants for positions may indicate in writing that his or her identity should be kept confidential. In response to a public records request, the University will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wisconsin Statutes 19.36 (7)(a).

UW-Whitewater conducts criminal backgrounds checks as a contingency to employment. A criminal background check will be conducted prior to an offer of employment.

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Incumbent is expected to participate in following applicable safety rules and regulations including necessary training and drills.
Applications received by November 21, 2016 are ensured full consideration. Applications received after that date may be given consideration at the discretion of the search committee. Application materials will be evaluated and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process.

If you have questions regarding this recruitment, or if you are not able to complete the application online due to a disability or system problem, please contact us at 262-472-1024 or hrstudent@uww.edu.

For questions regarding the position please contact:

Rachelle Yankelevitz
Assistant Professor
A complete application credential packet consists of (as a single document or pdf):
- A letter of application;
- Brief statement of teaching and research interests;
- Curriculum vitae
- representative reprints
- Copies of all undergraduate and graduate transcripts; AND
- Names and contact information for three (3) references.

In addition, three (3) letters of recommendation (with candidate name in the subject line), must be sent to psychsearch@uww.edu by the referees directly.

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