• May 08, 2018 8:47 PM
    Message # 6144534
    Deandra Taylor (Administrator)


    Wake Forest University

    Psychology Department

    Winston-Salem, North Carolina

    Starting date: July 1, 2018

    We seek to fill a combined research and teaching position in the Wake Forest University Department of Psychology (contingent upon funding). Teaching duties: The post-doctoral teacher-scholar will teach two courses per semester. The scholar will have a teaching mentor who will help them develop and teach courses. Research duties: The post-doctoral teacher-scholar will also engage in research projects with a member or members of the WFU Dept. of Psychology. Possible research projects include working with Dr. Eranda Jayawickreme on longitudinal studies examining well-being and/or personality change in the wake of adversity and challenge; Dr. Lisa Kiang on issues related ethnic/racial identity development, including socialization, discrimination, links to well-being, and change over time; and/or Dr. E.J. Masicampo on self-regulation, self-control, and/or morality. These projects will offer substantial opportunity for a candidate to design studies, write publications, shape research questions and designs, and conduct statistical analyses.

    The candidate should have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and the ability to teach introductory psychology courses. This position is ideal for scholars who are looking to improve both their teaching and researching profiles to become more competitive for academic positions that require both. This is a one-year position (contingent on approval of funding).

    Review of applications will begin on May 25, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled, with employment starting July 1, 2018. To apply for the position, please email a curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests, a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness (such as teacher evaluations) if available, and a statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion through teaching and/or research to You should also provide the contact details of three references.

    Please feel free to email as well with any questions.

    Wake Forest University is a private, coeducational institution dedicated to academic excellence in liberal arts, graduate and professional education. The University is ranked among the top thirty national universities by U.S. News and World Report. The University and department have a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty, staff, and students and to the development of a multicultural educational environment that affirms the value of cultural diversity and inclusion. The University has a deep institutional commitment to public service and engagement with the world, as indicated by the motto “pro humanitate.” For quick facts about the University, go to

    In order to provide a safe and productive learning and living community, Wake Forest University conducts background investigations for all final faculty candidates being considered for employment.

    Wake Forest University welcomes and encourages diversity and inclusion and seeks applications from women and members of underrepresented groups. It seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce to maintain the excellence of the University.

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