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TT/FT Health Psychology Professor

Posting Details

Posting Information

Position Title TT/FT Health Psychology Professor
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.

Posting Date 07/25/2017
Closing Date
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.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

Principal Duty and Responsibility

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

Principal Duty and Responsibility

Founded in 1865, WPI is one of the nation’s 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

Requirement

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

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Statement/Philosophy
  4. Research Statement/Philosophy
  5. List of References
Optional Documents
  1. Other