Assistant Professor | Community Psychology Department of Psychology | North Carolina State University

Aug 03, 2014

Assistant Professor - Community Psychology
Department of Psychology
North Carolina State University
Position Vacancy Number: 00104137

The Department of Psychology at North Carolina State University invites applicants with expertise in the area of community psychology to fill an assistant professor tenure-track position to affiliate with its Psychology in the Public Interest program. Area of research is open. However, we are especially interested in applicants conducting community-engaged research that takes ecological perspectives on one or more of the following areas: social change, social justice, and/or social inequalities. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Psychology or in a closely related field. Successful candidates will have a strong record of research productivity, the potential to develop an independent, externally-funded research program that involves doctoral students, and a commitment to teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Review of applications will start by October 6, 2014, and continue until the position is filled. To apply, and to view a more complete position description, please visit and search for position 00104137.

The Psychology Department has 25 faculty members in five Ph.D.-granting specializations: Lifespan Developmental, Human Factors & Applied Cognition, Industrial/Organizational, School Psychology, and Psychology in the Public Interest. The person filling this position would affiliate with the Psychology in the Public Interest program, which emphasizes development and evaluation of interventions/policies for important problems of society, particularly those faced by underrepresented groups. Additional departmental information can be found online at:

NC State is a land grant institution with Carnegie Foundation status of RU/VH (Research University/very high research activity, i.e., the designation formerly known as Research I). It is located in Raleigh, NC, the state capital, which represents the eastern point of the Research Triangle, a vibrant and growing geographical region with access to major intellectual and cultural resources including Research Triangle Park, the SAS Institute, the National Humanities Center, Duke University, the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, and North Carolina Central University.

To apply, please visit and reference position number 00104137. Applicants will be asked to attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement, and representative publications to their online application.

In addition, applicants should also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Denis O. Gray, at when they apply.

AA/EOE. In addition, NC State welcomes all persons without regard to sexual orientation.

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