University of Hawaii at Manoa, Psychology

Position ID:UHManoa-Psychology-APS [#25677]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Social Psychology
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Honolulu, Hawaii 96822, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Psychology / Social Psychology
Appl Deadline:2023/10/17 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2023/09/13, finished 2024/02/22, listed until 2024/03/12)
Position Description:   URMs  

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University of Hawaii at Mānoa, Department of Psychology, Assistant Professor of Social Psychology 

Position Title: Assistant Professor (Social Psychology) 
Position Number: Pending Position Number 
Hiring Unit: UHM College of Social Sciences, Department of Psychology 
Location: Manoa Campus 
Closing Date: Review of applications will begin on October 18, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled. Applications received by October 17, 2023, will be given priority. 
Monthly Type: 9 Month 
Tenure Track: Tenure-track 
Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time 
Temporary/Permanent: Permanent 
Other Conditions: The Department of Psychology, College of Social Sciences, University of Hawai’i at Mānoa (Honolulu, Hawai’i) invites applicants for the position of Assistant Professor (I-3) in Social Psychology. The hire will join the Cognitive, Neuroscience, and Social area. This is a 9-month, full-time, permanent, tenure-track appointment, to begin August 1, 2024, subject to position clearance and availability of funds. Our department and university are strongly committed to recruiting, retaining, and advancing applicants to ensure the inclusion of diverse backgrounds and the promotion of gender equity ( We provide a mentoring program with one or more senior faculty available to new hires, as the new hire sees fit. We encourage women and members of underrepresented groups to apply. More information about the Department is available at ;

About the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa: Hawaiʻi is a special place to live and work, with a vibrant statewide diverse population and tremendous physical beauty. University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa (UHM) is an R1 (Very High Research Activity, Carnegie Classification) institution located on a beautiful arboretum campus. UHM is a land- grant, sea-grant, and space-grant university with the core mission of generating, preserving, and disseminating knowledge for the greater good of the people of the state of Hawai‘i and the world beyond through teaching, research, and service in a way that promotes inclusiveness and beneficence for all. The university is committed to a diverse, equitable, and welcoming campus community in which every member can thrive, and is a place of learning dedicated to perpetuating the values, culture, language, traditions, and customs of the Kānaka Maoli (indigenous people of Hawaiʻi). Children raised in Hawaiʻi are naturally exposed to and immersed in diverse ethnocultural traditions and practices. 

Duties and Responsibilities

1. Develop a strong research program; 
2. Seek extramural funding;
3. Publish research in peer-reviewed journals; 
4. Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in social psychology, and courses serving departmental needs (e.g., Survey of Psychology, Statistical Techniques in Psychology), as needed; 
5. Supervise and mentor undergraduate, MA and PhD students; 
6. Provide service to the department, college, university, and relevant professional communities; 
7. Other duties as assigned by the Department Chair. 

 Minimum Qualifications

1. Ph.D. in Social Psychology (or closely related area) from an accredited college or university or foreign equivalent before August 1, 2024; a. ABDs will be considered only if all degree requirements will be met before August 1, 2024; b. ABDs must submit a letter from their committee chair attesting that the dissertation and all degree requirements will be completed prior to the date of hire; 
2. Record of research accomplishment (publications, grants); 
3. Demonstrated ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in social psychology; 
4. Demonstrated ability to mentor students in the applicant’s area of research; 
5. Demonstrated ability to work effectively and collegially with students, faculty, staff and/or administration. 

Desirable Qualifications

1. Demonstrated ability to teach undergraduate statistics; 
2. Post-doctoral or comparable research experience; 
3. Experience teaching diverse student populations; 
4. Demonstrated interest in, and the potential to contribute to, diversity, equity, and inclusion; 
5. Experience integrating innovative quantitative methods into research. 

To Apply: Please submit the following required documents: 

1. Curriculum vitae; 
2. Cover letter addressing how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications; 
3. A statement summarizing your teaching philosophy and interests; 
4. A statement summarizing your program of research; 
5. A statement addressing past experience, activities, and future plans to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion in your professional career; 
6. Up to three relevant publications; 
7. Relevant course evaluations and sample syllabi; 
8. Contact information for three (3) professional references. 

Finalists must be prepared to submit copies of official transcripts prior to campus visit. Official transcripts will be required upon hire. 

Inquiries: Dr. Kristin Pauker, Search Committee Chair, 808-956-9366, 

EEO/AA, Clery Act, ADA 

The University of Hawai'i is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution and is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination on the basis of race, sex, gender identity and expression, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, genetic information, marital status, breastfeeding, income assignment for child support, arrest and court record (except as permissible under State law), sexual orientation, domestic or sexual violence victim status, national guard absence, or status as a covered veteran. For more information or inquiries regarding these policies, please refer to the following link: ;

Employment is contingent on satisfying employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986; reference checks of previous employers; and for certain positions, criminal history record checks. 

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Accommodation Request: The University of Hawai'i complies with the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the EEO coordinator directly. Determination on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. For further information, please refer to the following link:

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
2530 Dole Street
Sakamaki C-400
Honolulu, HI 96822