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2020-2021 Tenure Track Faculty Search

The Department of Psychology at the University of Miami (UM) is seeking a full-time, tenured or tenure-track faculty member to join our department’s Adult Division, as part of the College of Arts & Sciences cluster hiring initiative to appoint up to ten new faculty members whose intellectual and pedagogical expertise engages race.

We are seeking a faculty member with expertise in affective or social psychological science and how these topics may intersect with Black/minority studies or mental health disparities. Specific area(s) of focus could span (but are not necessarily limited to) basic research on affective and social processes; intergroup processes; mechanistic studies of mental and health disparities and community-based research; and/or studies of racial justice or biases as they relate to social processes. With regard to specialty, we are open to a wide range, including experimental, neuroscience, clinical science, quantitative, and psychophysiology as applied to examine psychological mechanisms underlying human behavior.

Applications will be considered at the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, and Professor ranks. Appointment is expected to start on August 15, 2021. To be eligible for tenure-track appointment, candidates must hold a Ph.D. or terminal degree in their field by the appointment start date. More information on the position and Department can be found here, and applications can be submitted via the UM Careers website.

Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries, requests for information, and nominations can be sent to the Search Chair Kiara Timpano (

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, protected veterans, LGBTQIA+ people, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

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