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TT/FT Health Psychology Professor
Worcester Polytechnic Institute

  • Jul. 27, 2017
 
  • TT/FT Health Psychology Professor
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE & POLICY STUDIES
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute
    Worcester, MA
    United States
 
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
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  • Assistant Professor
  • Psychology - General
    Psychology - Educational
 
 
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TT/FT Health Psychology Professor

Worcester Polytechnic Institute


Department: SOCIAL SCIENCE & POLICY STUDIES

Position Status:

Basic Function:

The Department of Social Science and Policy Studies (SSPS) at Worcester Polytechnic Institute seeks candidates for a tenure track assistant professor position in health psychology for appointment in the fall of 2018. Candidates should submit a: cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement, evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., summary of teaching evaluations), up to three representative publications, and names of three references who will submit letters of recommendation.
Review of applications begins on September 15, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities
  • Successful candidates will show evidence for, or promise of, high quality scholarship, an active research program, and the capacity to obtain external research funding. Candidates should also be excellent undergraduate teachers who can teach a variety of introductory and advanced courses, such as Introduction to Psychological Science, Social and/or Cognitive Psychology, Health Psychology, Psychophysiology, as well as other courses. The successful candidate will show how they engage undergraduate students in their research program. Candidates will support the Psychological Science and Global Public Health undergraduate programs and will participate in academic advising of these students. Candidates should also express their capacity to contribute to the broader departmental mission of bringing the social sciences to non-majors and how they might contribute to other departmental programs in Science Technology Policy, Environmental and Sustainability Studies, and/or Economic Science. To learn more about the department, visit: wpi.edu/+SSPS
  • Founded in 1865, WPI is one of the nations first technological universities. A highly selective private university located within an hour of Boston, WPI is consistently ranked among the top 60 research institutions by US News & World Report. The university is home to an innovative and intensive project-based curriculum that empowers students with the knowledge and skills to address real world problems around the globe, an approach repeatedly cited for excellence by The Fiske Guide to Colleges and The Princeton Review. WPI offers exceptional teaching and research opportunities, a competitive salary, and an excellent benefits package.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status or disability. We are looking for individuals who value creativity, diversity, inclusion, and collaboration.

Position Requirements
  • Candidates should have a Ph.D in psychology or a related field with an emphasis in health psychology and psychophysiology..


Posting Date: 07/25/2017

Open Until Filled:

Special Instructions to Applicants:


EEO Information:

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status or disability. We are looking for individuals who value creativity, diversity, inclusion, and collaboration.

Criminal Background Check Statement:

A pre-employment criminal records check is required.

To apply, visit: https://careers.wpi.edu/postings/4783

WPI, the nation's third oldest private technological university, established in 1865 by New England industrialists John Boynton and Ichabod Washburn consists of 80 acres set in a safe, residential section of Worcester, Massachusettsthe second largest city in New Englandhome to 13 colleges, and situated 40 miles west of Boston.


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