Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

2 years ago
OfflineJessica Huebner
Jessica Huebner


The University of Washington Tacoma invites applications for a full time tenure-track Assistant Professor in Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences (IAS) with teaching/ research interests in Health Psychology. The position primarily contributes to an interdisciplinary major in Psychology but also contributes to other interdisciplinary majors at UWT, including Nursing and Environmental Science.


The successful candidate will be an intellectually expansive scholar trained in health psychology or related field, with a strong emphasis on culture and/or community.  She/he will be expected to engage in creative, use-inspired research and to develop and teach a range of classes, including Introduction to Psychology, Biopsychology, or History and Systems of Psychology, in addition to specialty courses. The position begins September 16, 2012, requires an earned doctorate in health psychology or related field at the time of appointment, and is contingent on funding.  In exceptional cases candidates who are ABD may be appointed on an acting basis.


IAS offers a range of innovative interdisciplinary majors.  We welcome applicants representing diverse perspectives and approaches.  One of three University of Washington campuses, UWT is located in new and historic facilities in downtown Tacoma and serves students of a wide range of ages and backgrounds in the South Puget Sound region.  For more information on UWT, visit our website at


To apply, please submit: 1) letter delineating your interests and qualifications, a description of research projects underway, and your teaching experience, 2) curriculum vitae, including a list of courses taught, 3) statement of your teaching philosophy, 4) an article length writing sample, 5) evidence of teaching effectiveness, and 6) three letters of reference.  Submit all application materials through of applicants will begin November 15, 2011 and will continue until the position is filled. For further information, e-mail Dr. Kima Cargill, search chair, at  


The University of Washington is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. The University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff and strongly encourages applications from women, racial/ethnic minority group members, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. If you have a question about the details of this search/position please contact that hiring unit directly.  All University of Washington Tacoma faculty engage in teaching, research and service.




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September 28, 2011
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