Lehigh University, Psychology

Position ID:Lehigh-Psychology-APSOCIAL [#25490]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Psychology
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18015, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Psychology / Social Psychology
Appl Deadline:2023/10/01 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2023/08/29, finished 2024/03/05, listed until 2024/02/29)
Position Description:    

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

LEHIGH UNIVERSITY. The Department of Psychology invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Psychology. We seek to hire a scholar specializing in Social Psychology whose primary area of research is the psychology of intergroup relations. The position will begin in Fall 2024. Candidates must have earned their PhD in Psychology or directly related field by the date of employment.

We seek qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Candidates will be expected to maintain a high-quality and productive research program that will attract external funding; to provide high-quality teaching and research mentorship at both the undergraduate and graduate level; and to demonstrate a strong commitment to creating an inclusive environment and promoting the success of students from racial and ethnic groups that have been traditionally underrepresented in academia.

Founded in 1865, Lehigh University has combined outstanding academic and learning opportunities with leadership in fostering innovative research. Recognized among the nation's highly ranked research universities, Lehigh offers a rigorous academic community for nearly 7,200 students. Lehigh University has some 5,400 undergraduates, 1,800 graduate students, and about 550 full-time faculty members. Lehigh University is located in Bethlehem, PA., a vibrant and historic area. Over 820,000 people live in the Lehigh Valley, which is in close proximity to New York City and Philadelphia.

To apply, applicants should submit a CV, research statement, and teaching statement. Applicants should also submit a cover letter addressing their fit with the advertised position, including how they would contribute to a diverse and inclusive community. More specifically, the letter should note significant ways in which the candidate's research, teaching, and/or service activities align with Lehigh’s Principles of our Equitable Community (https://www2.lehigh.edu/diversity-inclusion-equity/principles-equitable-community).

Applicants should submit their materials here:https://academicjobsonline.org/25490.

Review of applications will begin on October 1 and will continue until the position is filled.

Inquiries about the position should be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Dominic Packer (djp208@lehigh.edu). 

Lehigh University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital or familial status, national or ethnic origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. We are committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community. Lehigh University is committed to a culturally and intellectually diverse academic community and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching and/or service, to this mission. Lehigh University is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation award for promoting the careers of women in academic sciences and engineering (http://www.lehigh.edu/luadvance/) and is among institutions of higher education recognized for excellence in diversity with the INSIGHT into Diversity HEED Award. Additional information about Lehigh’s commitment to diversity and inclusion is available at https://diversityandinclusion.lehigh.edu/.

Lehigh University provides competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, including domestic partner benefits. More information about Work/Life Balance for Faculty can be found at https://provost.lehigh.edu/work-life-balance. Lehigh University supports dual career efforts for following spouses/partners of newly hired faculty  https://provost.lehigh.edu/resources/faculty-dual-career-assistance-program/dual-career-guidelines.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
email address
17 Memorial Drive East
Bethlehem, PA 18015