Distinguished Professor Department of Psychology

Wichita State University

Distinguished Professor Department of Psychology

The Department of Psychology and the Division of Academic Affairs at Wichita State University, Wichita, Kansas invites applications for a Distinguished Professor in the Department of Psychology beginning in August 2017.

Applicants must have a demonstrated record of external research funding, the ability to interact collegially, a commitment to teaching both at the graduate and undergraduate level, demonstrated commitment to diversity and eligible to be tenured at the professor rank. This position would fill the Carl and Rozina Cassat Distinguished Professorship in Aging, which also directs the university-wide Regional Institute on Aging based in the Office of the Provost. For more information on the Institute go to: wsuria.org.

Qualified individuals are sought to fill the position with primary teaching responsibility to the Human Factors Doctoral Program. Individuals with training or experience in aging, human factors or other related areas in experimental psychology are sought. Applicants with research experience in one or more of the following areas are preferred (but not limited to): aging or applied cognition.

The department is research oriented and has an expectation for faculty to seek external funding. Wichita State University is located in the state's largest city and major industrial metropolitan area with a population of over a half million. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply. Salary is competitive and negotiable, and commensurate with qualifications.

Please go to http://wichita.edu/wsujobs for more details about the requirements for this position and the application process. Letters of recommendation should be sent directly to Dr. Rick Muma, Senior Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs at Richard.muma@wichita.edu.

Wichita State University does not discriminate in its employment practices, educational programs or activities on the basis of age, ancestry, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a veteran.

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a satisfactory criminal background check as required by Kansas Board of Regents policy.

All employees of Wichita State University are expected to support the WSU vision, mission and values and to help foster an environment rich in diversity of culture, thoughts and experience. Candidates for faculty positions should be able to demonstrate the ability to effectively educate and empower a diverse student population.