University of Denver — Two Assistant-level, Tenure-line Positions, Psychology Department

The Department of Psychology at the University of Denver is seeking exceptionally well-qualified candidates for two assistant-level, tenure-line positions.

Assistant Professor in Developmental Psychology
We seek psychologist candidates for a position in the developmental psychology program. Individuals should have a program of research on some aspect of development; we are particularly interested in individuals doing work on (a) race and ethnicity as a context of development, (b) an interplay of social, emotional, and cognitive developmental processes, and/or (c) psychosocial developmental processes from a lifetime perspective. Successful applicants will have an outstanding record of research achievement and a strong commitment to both undergraduate and graduate education. Candidates should also be committed to working with diverse student and community populations.

Assistant Professor in Social Psychology
We seek candidates for a social psychology faculty position in our Affective, Social, & Cognitive (ASC) Psychology program. Candidates should have a program of research focused on social psychological processes and should clearly describe how their research connects to and complements the current research interests of our faculty. Successful applicants will have an outstanding record of research achievement and a strong commitment to both undergraduate and graduate education. Candidates should also be committed to working with diverse populations in teaching, service, and/or research, and should be committed to advancing the principles and practice of inclusive excellence, please visit

We are a highly collaborative, research-oriented department that values interdisciplinary perspectives and connections across traditional department areas (see for more information). Our mission is to advance psychological science by generating and sharing new knowledge through collaborative scholarship, educating and mentoring student scholars, and contributing to the public good. The department’s vision is to be an inclusive intellectual community that fosters discovery and innovation.

The University of Denver’s vision is to be a great private university dedicated to the public good. The University values inclusive excellence, recognizing that its success is dependent on how well it values, engages, and includes the rich diversity of constituents (to learn more, please visit please visit Students and faculty in the Psychology Department actively contribute to these goals through scholarship, teaching, and service. The University of Denver is situated in the Denver metro area, a vibrant and diverse urban center in the Rocky Mountain region that is home to 2.8 million people. Our urban location supports faculty collaboration across a number of local universities. The University, ranked in the top 100 universities in the country, is comprised of approximately 5800 undergraduates (with over 500 psychology majors), 6200 graduate students, and over 700 full-time faculty.

Candidates must complete an on-line application at This will include a letter of interest, research & teaching statements, an inclusive-excellence statement, a vita, and reprints/preprints. The separate inclusive-excellence statement should be a succinct description of how the candidate’s research, teaching, and/or service contribute to inclusive excellence. In addition, provide names and contact information of three individuals that can provide letters of recommendation. We will give priority to applications received by October 15, 2020, but will consider applications until the position is filled.

The department and university are committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and students. Individuals from members of traditionally underrepresented groups including women, minorities, members of the LGBT community, people with disabilities and veterans are particularly encouraged to apply. The University of Denver is an EEO/AA employer.