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Assistant Professor in Community Psychology
Wichita State University
The Psychology Department at Wichita State University seeks to hire a tenure-track, Assistant
Professor in Community Psychology to begin Fall 2018. We are open to all areas of research
related to community psychology and are especially interested in scholars who can engage in applied
research in community settings and evaluation research from a qualitative, quantitative and/or
multivariate approach with a strong potential of peer-reviewed publications. The department is
particularly interested in applicants who work with diverse populations and underrepresented
groups. The department has three PhD programs in clinical, community, and human factors
psychology and a large undergraduate student body. The department is research oriented and has an
expectation for faculty to seek external funding. Wichita State University is located in the state's
largest city with a population of well over 600,000 in the metropolitan area and is an ideal place to
conduct Community Psychology research. Wichita is a vibrant community, with a thriving
downtown and a cost of living well below the national average. Wichita State University encourages
applications from those of diverse backgrounds or underrepresented populations. Candidates must
go on-line to apply for the position at http://wichita.edu/wsujobs. The position number is 997829.
Letters of recommendation should be sent to Dr. Rhonda Lewis, Department Chair, at
Wichita State University does not discriminate in its employment practices, educational programs or
activities on the basis of age, ancestry, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity,
genetic information, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion, sex,
sexual orientation, or status as a veteran.
Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a satisfactory criminal background check
as required by Kansas Board of Regents policy.
All employers of Wichita State University are expected to support the WSU vision, mission and
values and to help foster an environment rich in diversity of culture, thoughts and experience.
Candidates for faculty positions should be able to demonstrate the ability to effectively educate and
empower a diverse student population.