Assistant professor of Social Psychology

Updated: 2 months ago
Job Type: Permanent
Deadline: 20 Oct 2020

Are you a social psychologist who is passionate about science and education? Do you publish high-quality research in the premier outlets of the field? Are you a dedicated and effective teacher? Effective January 2021, we are seeking an assistant professor of social psychology.

Within the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences , the discipline of Psychology  offers a range of Bachelor's and Master’s degree programmes, while its research is carried out at the Psychology Research Institute (Psyres) . The successful candidate will be part of the Social Psychology  program group.

Applicants must hold a doctoral degree and have a successful program of research, as reflected in several first-authored international publications in top outlets of the field. In terms of content, the preferred candidate strengthens and complements the research activities of the social psychology program group. This means that the candidate conducts high-quality research on the cognitive, affective, and/or motivational underpinnings of social behavior that fits with one or more ongoing research lines in our group. The successful candidate will have demonstrable motivation and ability to teach social-psychological topics in the Psychology Bachelor  program, the Social Influence  master track, the Cultural Psychology  master track, and/or the interdisciplinary bachelor program Politics, Psychology, Law and Economics (PPLE) .

Job description

As assistant professor of social psychology, you will be responsible for:

  • conducting high-quality research in social psychology;
  • teaching, developing, and coordinating bachelor and master level courses and tutorials on social-psychological topics;
  • supervising student research projects at bachelor and master level;
  • attracting research funding.

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