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Social Psychology Faculty - Open Rank

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The Department of Psychology at HUNTER COLLEGE OF THE CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK (CUNY) invites applications for a tenure track position in Social Psychology at the Assistant or Associate rank, but exceptional candidates will be considered at the Professor rank.

We encourage candidates with research interests in experimental social psychology, including areas such as social cognition, social perception, cultural influences, identity, relationship science, or intergroup dynamics, as well as research interests that address the urban, ethnically diverse character of Hunters' student population.  Candidates with interdisciplinary research interests that intersect with our current strengths in neurobiology and Health Psychology will be given special consideration.

Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in areas related to the candidates scholarly and research interests, advising students and supervising graduate and undergraduate student research.  An appointment to the CUNY doctoral faculty is possible and credentials appropriate for that appointment are desirable. 

More information about the department can be found at
The individual hired must have a Ph.D. (or equivalent) degree in Social Psychology and an active program of research that can attract undergraduate and graduate students. A strong research program is essential. Postdoctoral research experience is a plus. Candidates should have an outstanding record of scholarly publications commensurate with their career trajectory. The potential to obtain external funding is necessary for junior rank and a history of such funding required for more senior candidates.
Commensurate with experience.
CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs.  We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.
Click on the "Apply Now" button and follow the application instructions. Please have your resume or curriculum vitae and cover letter with names and contact information of 3 professional references available to attach into the application before you begin. The resume, cover letter and any other required documents must be uploaded as ONE document. The document must be in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format. Incomplete application packages will not be considered.

Candidates should submit the following items, combined into a single document, with your on-line application:
1. Letter of Application
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. Research Statement
4. Statement of Teaching Philosophy (including summaries of teaching evaluations if possible)
5. 1-2 representative publication
6. Names and email and postal addresses for at least three individuals familiar with their research and teaching experience who will be submitting recommendations.

In addition, please have your references email their letters of recommendations directly to the Search Committee via email:

Review of applications will start on October 1, 2016 and continue until an appropriate candidate is found.
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CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply.  At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups.  Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.