Psychology, University of Connecticut

Position ID:UConn-Psychology-2018301 [#10622, 2018301]
Position Title: Assistant Professor in Residence, Psychological Sciences, UConn Hartford
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Storrs, Connecticut 06269, United States [map]
Subject Area: Psychology / Research Methods
Appl Deadline:none (posted 2017/12/12)
Position Description:    

The Department of Psychological Sciences at the University of Connecticut in Storrs seeks to fill a full-time faculty position at the Hartford Campus. This position is for a non-tenure track “In-Residence” faculty, which may lead to long-term multi-year contracts.

The University of Connecticut (UConn) is in the midst of a transformational period of growth supported by the $1.7B Next Generation Connecticut ( and the $1B Bioscience Connecticut ( investments and a bold new Academic Plan: Path to Excellence ( are pleased to continue these investments by inviting applications for faculty positions in the Department of Psychological Sciences at the rank of Assistant Professor in Residence.

The University of Connecticut is a top-20 public university in the U.S.  The Department of Psychological Sciences is routinely ranked by NSF in the top 10 in R&D funding and its doctoral program is ranked in top 30 public research universities by The National Research Council.


The successful candidate will teach seven undergraduate courses per academic year, or the equivalent.  Other potential responsibilities include advising undergraduate majors and outreach activities for the Psychological Sciences Department at the Hartford Campus.


Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Psychology or related field conferred by August 22, 2018, a commitment to excellence in teaching, and experience mentoring undergraduate students.


Preferred qualifications include the ability to contribute to the diversity and excellence of the learning experience, background in research methods, teaching expertise that complements that of current faculty, evidence of an interest in continuing previous research activity, and experience and interest in working with diverse communities within an urban campus setting.


This a full-time, 9-month, non-tenure track position at the Hartford Campus which may lead to long-term multi-year contracts. This position has an anticipated start date of August 23, 2018. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.


Select “Apply” and submit the following materials via Academic Jobs Online: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement (including teaching philosophy, teaching experience, commitment to effective learning, concepts for new course development, etc.); and a commitment to diversity statement (including broadening participation, integrating multicultural experiences in instruction and research and pedagogical techniques to meet the needs of diverse learning styles, etc.). In addition, please follow the instructions in Academic Job Online to direct at least three reference writers to submit letters of reference on your behalf. Please note at least two of the letters must address the applicant’s teaching. 

Applications are due by February 15, 2018. Inquiries can be addressed to Kerry Marsh, Chair of Search #2018301 via email to

Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search #2018301).

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at .

The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
Department of Psychology
University of Connecticut
406 Babbidge Road, Unit 1020
Storrs, CT 06269-1020

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