Associate Professor of Psychology - Applied Social Psychology/Cultural & Health Psychology

University of Oklahoma

University of Oklahoma - Norma, OKlahoma

Job posting number: #7116121 (Ref:if105725)

Posted: November 15, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

As part of a multi-year strategic hiring and growth initiative in Applied Psychological Science, the Department of Psychology at The University of Oklahoma, Dodge Family College of Arts and Sciences is seeking applications for a faculty opening at the rank of Associate Professor in Social Psychology. Candidates should have a program of research that focuses on the intersection of culture with health and well-being. The anticipated starting date for this position is beginning Fall 2023, and the assigned teaching load is 2:2. This position aligns with the strategic plan in Psychology and in the Office of the Vice President for Research and Partnerships (

The ideal candidate for the position will have established a successful research program that applies cross-cultural and social psychological theories and principles (e.g., social cognition, the self) to address processes related to well-being or health-related outcomes. We are particularly interested in candidates whose research focuses on health outcomes associated with cultural changes and societal challenges facing culturally diverse communities at the local, regional, national, and/or global levels. Candidates should have evidence of high-quality scholarship in Social Psychology as evidenced by funded and/or published research with the potential for extramural funding. Candidates will be expected to contribute to the department’s growing national reputation for excellence in Applied Psychological Science.  To be considered for this position, candidates must have a Ph.D. in Psychology with broad expertise in Social Psychology, Cultural or Health Psychology, or a related discipline. Candidates must also have the potential for excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching and be prepared to expand course offerings in their area of specialization. The assigned teaching load will be two courses per semester.

To apply to the position, please submit the following materials:

  1. a cover letter specifically addressing position fit, qualifications, background
  2. a curriculum vitae
  3. up to 3 reprints/preprints
  4. evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., teaching evaluation materials, peer evaluations, example syllabi)
  5. a brief statement of research interests (e.g., 300-2000 words)

At this time, please do not submit letters of reference. A minimum of three and up to five letters of reference will be requested for applicants who make it through the initial application evaluation phase.

We encourage applicants to apply by December 15, 2022, for full consideration, although applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Application review will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until filled. Please send inquiries to Dr. Mauricio Carvallo ([email protected]).

Application Process: OU is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, to

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Job posting number:#7116121 (Ref:if105725)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:University of Oklahoma
United States
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