Assistant Professor - Developmental Psychology

University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, California (US)
August 25 2017
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Department of Psychology – Developmental Psychology

The Department of Psychology is seeking to fill a tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor, with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2018. We are interested in candidates studying social development, broadly construed, with an emphasis on links between social development and other areas such as cognition, morality, affect, or neuroscience. Use or development of new experimental or computational methods is highly desirable. The department is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research, and service.

A Ph.D. or equivalent degree is required by date of hire. Candidates must have completed all degree requirements except the dissertation at the time of application.

To apply, please go to the following link:

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, summary of teaching experience and interests, a brief statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service, and two to five reprints or preprints. Applicants should also arrange for the online submission of three to five letters of recommendation. All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality ( ) prior to submitting their letters.

Applications must be received by October 31, 2017. Please direct questions to, and include “Developmental search” in the subject line.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: . The University is committed to addressing the family needs of faculty, including dual career couples and single parents. For information about potential relocation to Berkeley, or career needs of accompanying partners and spouses, please visit:

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