University of Oregon, Department of Psychology

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Position ID:UO-Psychology-APDP [#19093, 527561]
Position Title: Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Developmental Psychology
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Eugene, Oregon 97403, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Psychology / Developmental
Starting Date:2022/09/16
Appl Deadline:2021/10/01 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/08/09, finished 2022/04/02, listed until 2021/10/31)
Position Description:   URMs  

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The University of Oregon’s Department of Psychology invites applications for a tenure-track position in developmental psychology, broadly defined. Because we are establishing a new emphasis area in diversity science, we are particularly interested in developmental researchers that conduct work in this area (for more information about the diversity science cluster, please see However, we welcome applications from all subfields of developmental psychology. The appointment will be at the Assistant Professor level and will begin in Fall 2022. The competitive candidate (Ph.D. required at the time of appointment) will have an active research program and be capable of outstanding research and teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels. We are especially interested in candidates who will contribute to the collaborative, interdisciplinary, and growing community of researchers across campus with interests in diversity science. We also particularly welcome applications from scholars who are from populations historically underrepresented in the academy, and/or who have experience working with diverse populations. 

The primary goal of the Department of Psychology is to cover the entire field of basic psychological and clinically relevant research. Department faculty group themselves into four major areas: Clinical, Cognitive/Systems Neuroscience, Developmental, and Social/Personality. Our department values interdisciplinary collaborations and open science. We embrace basic as well as translational work with potential for societal impact. Applicants are strongly encouraged to address in their statements how they have pursued and/or plan to pursue these goals in their work. 

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three representative publications, and three statements: (1) research accomplishments and future plans, (2) teaching experience and approach, and (3) personal contributions and/or plans to foster an environment of equity and inclusion for faculty, staff, and students from diverse backgrounds. Three letters of recommendation will only be requested if applicants advance to further rounds of consideration. 

Review of applications will begin by October 1, 2021. All applications, including the cross referenced posting in diversity science, will be reviewed by a single committee; thus, please only submit one application. Administrative questions can be sent to Sheila Keen, and any other questions about the search can be sent to co-chairs, Maureen Zalewski and Jennifer Pfeifer The positions will remain open until filled. 

The UO Psychology Department is committed to creating an inclusive community through its  Committee for an Inclusive Community (CIC). The CIC is an organization within our department composed of graduate students, faculty and staff invested in the shared interest of a diverse and inclusive environment. Formed in 2012, the CIC’s advances its mission by: (1) providing opportunities for the Department to discuss diversity and inclusivity and integrate these values into our research, teaching, and mentorship; and (2) collaborating with additional campus resources (e.g., Center on Diversity and Community, VP of Equity and Inclusion).  The University of Oregon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status.

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Further Info:
email address
(541) 346-4852
1451 Onyx St.
Eugene, Oregon 97403