Asst Professor in Community Psychology at Wichita State University

Oct 31, 2019

The Psychology Department at Wichita State University seeks to hire a tenure-track, Assistant Professor in Community Psychology to begin in Fall 2020. We are open to all areas of research related to community psychology, but we are especially interested in scholars whose work centers on marginalized and/or understudied populations and employs an intersectional perspective. The successful candidate will be expected to engage in applied research in community settings.

The department has three PhD programs in clinical, community, and human factors psychology and a large undergraduate student body. Faculty in the community program also serve as core faculty in the clinical program which has a community psychological focus. The department is research-oriented and has an expectation for faculty to seek external funding and peer-reviewed publications. 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 State University encourages applications from those of diverse backgrounds or underrepresented populations.

Candidates must apply on-line for the position at The position number is 994251. Please send letters of recommendation to Dr. Rhonda Lewis, Department Chair, at

Wichita State University does not discriminate in its employment practices, educational programs or activities based on 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.

Wichita State University employees should support the WSU vision, mission and values and 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.

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