April 18, 2014

Assistant Professor-in-Residence at University of Connecticut

The Department of Psychology at the University of Connecticut in Storrs invites applications for an Assistant Professor-in-Residence for a non-tenure-track appointment at the Greater Hartford Campus. 

The Psychology Department currently has 56 FT faculty, including several at different regional campuses.  The department offers Ph.D. programs in Behavioral Neuroscience, Clinical, Developmental, Experimental, I/O, and Social Psychology and is interested in candidates whose expertise overlaps with one or more of these programs.  The Greater Hartford Campus offers a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and currently has approximately 100 Psychology majors.

The successful candidate will teach three undergraduate courses in Psychology each semester and is expected to participate in advising and other service and outreach activities.


Minimum Qualifications:  Ph.D. in Psychology; a record of excellence in teaching; and a commitment to excellence mentoring undergraduate students.

Preferred Qualifications:  The ability to contribute to the diversity and excellence of the learning experience; a background in research methods; teaching expertise that complements that of current faculty; and evidence of an interest in continuing previous research activity.

Appointment Terms
This is a full-time, 9-month appointment with a preferred start date of August 23, 2014.  Reappointment is annual.  Multi-year appointments possible after 5 years.  Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Information about the Department and the Hartford Campus can be found at www.psychology.uconn.edu and at www.hartford.uconn.edu. 

To Apply

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests and experience, and up to three representative publications.  Names of three references should be included in the cover letter; letters will be submitted to Academic Jobs Online. Inquiries can be addressed to Dr. James Green, Chair of Search # 2014607 Department of Psychology, Unit 1020, 406 Babbidge Road, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269-1020. Applications are preferred by May 15th, 2014.  Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.

The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff.  The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community.  As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.

Application Material Required:

Submit the following items online at this website:
  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Teaching Interest and Experience(s)
  • Up to Three Representative Publications
  • Three Reference Letters (to be submitted by the reference writers at this site )
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:

Department of Psychology
Unit 1020, 406 Babbidge Road
University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT 06269-1020

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