Arizona State University, School of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Position ID:ASU-School of Social and Behavioral Sciences-PSYCHLAWPROF [#12354]
Position Title: Assistant Professor in Psychology
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Glendale, Arizona 85306, United States [map]
Subject Area: Psychology / Law and Psychology
Appl Deadline:2018/12/07 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2018/10/19, finished 2019/06/09, listed until 2019/04/10)
Position Description:    

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The School of Social and Behavioral Sciences (SBS) at Arizona State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Psychology. We are interested in applicants with training in any area of psychology who have potential to advance theory and knowledge applicable to the legal system.

The person in this position would primarily serve ASU’s rapidly growing undergraduate, masters, and PhD programs in Law and Psychology through research, teaching, mentoring, and service. Further, this person would join ASU’s university-wide Law and Behavioral Science group, one of the largest clusters of psychology and law scholars in the world. Information about our Law and Psychology group including faculty, research labs, academic programs, and events can be found on our website

Required Qualifications: The successful candidate must a) have a doctoral degree in psychology or a related field by the time of appointment; and, b) demonstrate excellence in research commensurate with the rank of Assistant Professor at ASU.

Desired Qualifications: Strong training in psychological science with evidence of or demonstrated interest in: a) advancing basic theory and knowledge relevant to the law and legal system, b) attracting extramural funding, c) providing excellent teaching and mentoring at the graduate and undergraduate level, d) translating research to facilitate real-world impact, and e) sustaining a research program that complements existing faculty and programmatic strengths.

About the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences: SSBS is an academic unit of ASU’s New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences and houses faculty and programs in several interdisciplinary research clusters, including Law and Psychology, Social Justice and Human Rights, Resilience and Stress, Social Technologies, and an emerging cluster in Cognition and Data Science. SSBS further offers on-campus undergraduate and terminal MS programs in Psychology and oversees ASU’s online psychology programs. Since Fall 2017, the School has added eight new tenure- track / tenured faculty and it will be conducting searches this year for an additional three tenure-track / tenured faculty. More information about ASU’s School of Social and Behavioral Sciences can be found at

About ASU: Arizona State University is one of the largest universities in the United States with over 100,000 students and 3,500 faculty. ASU's colleges, schools, and programs are spread across four campuses in the Phoenix metropolitan area. You can learn about ASU's unique mission and charter here.

The application deadline is December 7, 2018; if not filled, every two weeks thereafter until search is closed.

Application procedure: Applications will only be accepted electronically via Academic Jobs Online at

Application materials should include: 1) a cover letter of application; 2) a current curriculum vitae with contact information; 3) a research statement; 4) a teaching statement; and, 5) three letters of reference.

Arizona State University has a strong commitment to a diverse faculty, one that is reflective of the contemporary United States.

ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check.

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. ASU's full non-discrimination statement (ACD 401) and Title IX policy are located at and

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Further Info:
School of Social and Behavioral Sciences
4701 W Thunderbird Rd, Mail Code 3051
Glendale, AZ 85306

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