Yale University: Faculty of Arts and Sciences: Psychology
Position Title: Open Rank, Open Area
The Department of Psychology at Yale University invites applications for an open rank faculty position to start July 2022. We invite applications from scholars whose research program fits into any area of our department (i.e., clinical, cognitive, social, developmental, neuroscience). Note that this open area search is one of several open positions in Yale’s Department of Psychology (http://apply.interfolio.com/90370, http://apply.interfolio.com/90378). Priority will be given to outstanding scholars who will contribute effectively to both the undergraduate and graduate teaching and mentoring programs of the University. Eligible applicants must have a PhD or equivalent degree at the time of hire. Yale University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. We especially encourage women, members of minority groups, persons with disabilities, and covered veterans to apply.
Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement (2 parts, see below), teaching statement, diversity statement, and up to three selected publications (published or unpublished). Recent PhDs and untenured candidates should also arrange for three letters of recommendation.
Cover letter: The cover letter should include the applicant’s name, the title of the position the applicant is submitting materials for, a 3-5 sentence description of the applicant’s professional focus, and a brief comment on how the applicant views themselves as adding to the department.
Research statements: The research statement should consist of two parts (uploaded as two separate documents). One part is the “past research statement” (1000 words max). This should summarize the applicant’s main research activities to date. The second part is the “future research statement” (500 words max). This should summarize the applicant’s plans for research activities over the next 5 years (i.e., if given a generous startup package what does the applicant envision for their work? What questions does the applicant want to tackle?).
Teaching statement: The teaching statement (1000 words max) should include a summary of the applicant’s teaching style in (formal courses) and out (mentoring, supervision) the classroom. The applicant should mention the types of courses they would be excited to teach.
Diversity statement: The diversity statement (500 words max) should describe the applicant’s efforts to encourage diversity, inclusion and belonging in psychological science/academia, including past, current, and anticipated future contributions in these areas.
Review of applications will begin on September 1, 2021 and will continue until the positions are filled. For questions please contact Jessica Hermann, Senior Administrative Assistant, Jessica.email@example.com.