Western Connecticut State University
School of Arts & Sciences
Department of Psychology
Assistant Professor-Tenure Track
Academic Year 2013-14
The Department of
Psychology at Western Connecticut State University (WCSU) is seeking a
highly skilled and experienced educator to fill a tenure-track
appointment. The successful candidate will have job-relevant
teaching experience and be prepared to teach 12 credits/semester in some
combination of the following: Social Psychology, Advanced
Personality-Social Psychology, Introductory Psychology, and other
related social psychology courses.
Supervision of student research, student advisement, and coverage
of evening courses are also expected.
WCSU is primarily a teaching institution but research is a
criterion for hiring, tenure and promotion.
The successful candidate will also be
expected to participate in appropriate department, university and
A completed doctorate is required at time of employment.
Degree specialization in Social Psychology is required.
As WCSU is a dynamic, diverse workplace, the
proven ability to work effectively with people from a variety of
backgrounds and cultures is highly valued. Excellent written and oral
communication skills are required.
Salary and Benefits:
WCSU offers competitive salaries commensurate with candidates’
experience and a comprehensive benefit package. There are grant
opportunities to support research and conference attendance. Additional
information can be found on our website at