Arizona State University: Assistant Professor, Psychology

Arizona State University: Assistant Professor, Psychology

The T. Denny Sanford School of Social and Family Dynamics, a named interdisciplinary unit at Arizona State University (http://thesanfordschool.org), invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position with expertise in Latino youth and/or families to begin Fall of 2015 (job number 10795).  For this position, successful candidates must have a PhD or equivalent in human/family development, psychology, education, sociology or related area by time of appointment; a strong record of success in research, including having an accomplished record of publications relevant to advancing scholarship on Latino youth/families; demonstrated excellence in teaching and mentoring students; and have a strong commitment to leading research initiatives focused on Latino youth/families. Preference will be given to scholars who use culturally informed theory to guide their work, whose disseminated scholarship has contributed to conceptual advances in the study of Latino youth and/or families, who provide evidence of excellence in graduate student teaching, and who have secured external funding. The successful applicant will bring research expertise to an already strong and vibrant community of scholars dedicated to advancing scholarship on Latino youth/family development and adjustment, and will contribute directly to the goals of the Latino Resilience Enterprise (LRE; http://latinoresilience.org) in the Sanford School.

 

Complete applications will be reviewed beginning September 15, 2014, and every week thereafter until the position is filled. Electronic submission of materials is required. Electronically send a letter of application describing your research and teaching interests, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and two samples of written work to Dr. Adriana Umaña-Taylor at sanfordschoolapply1@gmail.com. A background check is required for employment.  Arizona State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to excellence through diversity. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply (https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/).