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[CORRECTION] Assistant Professor (Psychology-Cognitive, Social)
Position Number:
Hiring Unit:
College of Social Sciences, Department of Psychology
Date Posted:
October 14, 2016
Closing Date:
Continuous - application review begins November 22, 2016
Salary Information:
Commensurate with training and experience.
Monthly Type:
9 Month
Tenure Track:
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time

Other Conditions:
  • to begin August 1, 2017, subject to position clearance and availability of funds. Correction to ad to change position number from 84131 to 84565.
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in social psychology and cognitive psychology.
  2. Establish an active scholarly research program.
  3. Supervise and mentor undergraduates, MA and PhD students.
  4. Seek extramural funding.
  5. Participate in department, university, and community service.
  6. Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications
  1. PhD in Psychology (social psychology, cognitive psychology, social cognition or similar) from an accredited college or university or foreign equivalent.
  2. A record of research achievement commensurate with time in field.
  3. Demonstrates the potential for securing external funding.
  4. Ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in social psychology and cognitive psychology, and mentor students in the applicant's area of expertise.
Desirable Qualifications
  1. Although the area of expertise is open, we are especially interested in applicants who examine issues relevant to social psychology from a cognitive perspective or who merge the two areas successfully (e.g., social attention, social vision, social memory, etc.).
  2. Willingness and ability to teach undergraduate statistics and methods classes are desired.
  3. Given the multicultural and diverse context of UHM, we also seek candidates with a demonstrated interest in, or the potential to contribute to, equity, inclusion, and diversity.

To Apply:
Submit a cover letter that addresses the minimum and desirable qualifications, a curriculum vitae, a statement of research experience and interests, a statement of teaching experience and interests, summaries of teaching evaluations, three representative publications, and three letters of recommendation, official transcripts (copies are acceptable, however, official transcripts will be required upon hire). Please also submit a diversity statement that addresses past experience, activities and future plans to advance equity, inclusion, and diversity in your professional career. Visit for guidelines about writing a diversity statement. Application submission: Application materials should be submitted electronically at
  1. Kristin Pauker; 808-956-9366;
  2. Scott Sinnett; 808-956-6272;

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