Tenure-track, 9-month Assistant Professor position in Psychology with specialization in diversity science, equity, and social justice beginning August 2023. We seek candidates who will increase the department’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion through their research, teaching, mentoring and/or lived experience. The search is open to candidates in any area of psychology. Candidates must hold a doctorate in Psychology or related field. ABD candidates must complete all degree requirements prior to completion of the first academic year. Applicants must possess and demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching and mentoring students of diverse backgrounds, research on diversity, equity, and social justice in psychology, and service. The successful applicant will teach new and existing undergraduate and, possibly, graduate courses, including some combination of sociocultural awareness classes (e.g., the psychology of gender, psychology of the Black experience, or cross-cultural psychology), classes in the applicant’s area of expertise, and courses related to research methods. The successful candidate must have the ability to work with diverse populations and to create an inclusive learning environment that is attuned to the educational needs of all students. Evidence of effective teaching experience in a college or university setting with students from diverse backgrounds is highly desirable. The successful applicant is expected to demonstrate research competency as well as evidence that they will continue to grow their research agenda, leading to publication in peer-reviewed journals and the potential to secure external funding. Areas of research interest are open, but we encourage applications from candidates with expertise in the social justice approach and the psychological study of systemic oppression like heterosexism, anti-Black racism, and sexism/cissexism. The ability to mentor students interested in diversity and equity topics in psychology is required. The successful applicant will contribute to student advising and service to Department and University committees. For more information about the Department of Psychology, please visit https://www.towson.edu/psychology. Review of applications begins November 30, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.
TU Search Number: CLA-3622