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Assistant Professor - Developmental Psychology

Recruitment Period

Open date: October 17th, 2018
Next review date: November 26th, 2018
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: February 28th, 2019
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


The Psychology Department ( within the Division of Social Sciences at UC San Diego invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor position in Developmental Psychology. Candidates must have a Ph.D. or ABD, and have a record of publishable research in any area of developmental psychology, including cognitive, perceptual, and social development. In addition to research, the candidate should be prepared to mentor students and teach classes at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The preferred candidate will have demonstrated strong leadership or a commitment to support diversity, equity, and inclusion in an academic setting.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales. Review of applications will begin November 26, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

Candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, research statement, names of three referees, and a personal statement that summarizes their past or potential contributions to diversity (see for further information).

Applications at the Assistant (tenure track) level should be submitted electronically via UCSD's Academic Personnel On-Line RECRUIT (

UC San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

Job location

San Diego, CA


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

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Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required

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