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Assistant Professor of Psychology

Apply now Job no: 498787
Work type: Full-time
Location: Oshkosh Campus
Categories: Faculty

Official Title: Assistant Professor
Business Title: Assistant Professor of Psychology
Employment Class: Faculty
FTE: 1.0
Compensation: Competitive
FLSA Status: Exempt
Terms of Employment: Tenure-track
Position Summary:
The Department of Psychology at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh is seeking a tenure-track
Assistant Professor of Psychology who will make a strong contribution to our undergraduate and
graduate programs, starting September 1, 2022. The Department offers an undergraduate major/minor in psychology and terminal Master's Degree Program in Psychology (Cognitive and Affective emphasis). Candidates should be
prepared to teach Introductory Psychology, Statistics, and Research Methods, as well as undergraduate
and graduate level courses within their field of expertise. Excellent teaching skills, the ability to develop
and maintain an active program of research and to work collaboratively with students and colleagues are
also valued among candidates. All faculty in the Department are expected to advise undergraduate
majors and supervise graduate student theses. All departmental faculty members are actively engaged in
the teaching, research, and service within a departmental culture that values collegiality.
A regional, comprehensive university committed to the teacher-scholar model, UW Oshkosh is part of the
venerable University of Wisconsin System and has a total enrollment of over 10,000 students.
Psychology is housed in the College of Letters & Science, the largest of UW Oshkosh’s four colleges.
Located in the state’s third most populous metropolitan area, comprised of a number of mid-sized cities
along the Fox River and the state’s largest inland lake, Oshkosh offers a nice combination of amenities
and relatively low cost living and is also within driving distance of Milwaukee and Madison, Chicago, and
Minneapolis-St. Paul.

UW Oshkosh provides a competitive benefits package for all benefit-eligible positions. Click here for more details.

1. Ph.D. in I/O Psychology or a Ph.D. in Psychology with a specialty in Health Psychology. ABD
candidates will be considered, provided the Ph.D. is confirmed by the start of appointment.
2. Ability and knowledge necessary to teach Introduction to Psychology, Research Methods, and
Elementary Psychological Statistics, as well as undergraduate and graduate courses within their
3. Ability to maintain an active research program.
4. Demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion.
1. Specialty in I/O-related health topics.
2. Ability and knowledge necessary to teach graduate level statistics courses.
To Apply:

Applicants must submit the following documents using the online application:

  • Letter of application
  • Brief statement describing teaching philosophy
  • Brief statement describing research program
  • CV
  • Names and email addresses of 3 professional references who may be contacted for letters of recommendation.
  • Copies of transcripts of graduate and undergraduate work (official transcripts will be requested of all finalists)

For questions regarding your application and additional options to apply, contact Human Resources at or 920-424-1166.

Application Deadline:

TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION: Applications received by November 15, 2021 are ensured full consideration. Applications received after that date may be given consideration at the discretion of the search committee. Application materials will be evaluated and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Incomplete and/or late application materials may not receive consideration.

If you have questions regarding this recruitment, or if you are not able to complete the application online due to a disability or system problem, please contact the Office of Human Resources.

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AA/EO Statement
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh (UWO) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. We strongly encourage women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans to apply. UWO, in compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.

DEI Statement
Diversity drives innovation, creativity, and progress. At the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, the culture, identities, life experiences, unique abilities, and talents of every individual contribute to the foundation of our success. Creating and maintaining an inclusive and equitable environment is of paramount importance to us. This pursuit prepares all of us to be global citizens who will contribute to the betterment of the world. We are committed to a university culture that provides everyone with the opportunity to thrive.

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UWO is a State agency and subject to Wisconsin's Open Records Law. UWO will not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing except as may be required by Wisconsin's Open Records law. In certain circumstances, the identities of "final candidates" and/or the identity of the appointed applicant must be revealed upon request.

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All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a criminal background check, work authorization, and verification of education. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

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The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, UW Oshkosh will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If a reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact the Office of Human Resources, Equal Opportunity, Equity & Affirmative Action, (920) 424-1166 or