Faculty - Assistant/Associate Professor of Developmental Psychology (Public May Apply)

Faculty - Assistant/Associate Professor of Developmental Psychology (Public May Apply)

Code: 12640 Posted: 12/05/2016


The Psychology Department at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside seeks applicants for a Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Professor of Developmental Psychology, scheduled to start in the 2017-2018 academic year.


  • Ph.D. or equivalent in Developmental Psychology or Human Development. (ABD will be considered; however, contract renewal will be contingent on completing the degree within one-year of date of hire.)
  • Experience teaching Developmental Psychology, Human Development, or equivalent course at the undergraduate level.
  • Demonstrated potential as an instructor of record.
  • Demonstrated potential as a scholar.
  • Experience teaching, at an undergraduate level: Introductory Psychology; Statistics, Research Methods or an advanced elective consistent with interests and training.
  • Experience supervising undergraduate research.
  • Experience in academic advising.
  • Experience working effectively with students and staff from culturally diverse backgrounds.


Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and (possibly) graduate courses (including courses in the area of Human Development); research and scholarly activity; advising and supervising students; providing service to the department and university; and working collaboratively with the University Community. This person will be working with a diverse population, and non-traditional students. Performs other duties as assigned.

60% A. Teaching undergraduate and graduate courses.
  • Advising and supervising students. 
30% B. Conducting research and scholarly activity.

10% C. Providing service to the Department and University.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Knowledge and ability to teach Human Development and other Psychology course at the undergraduate level.
  • Knowledge and ability to teach courses in Human Development at the graduate level.
  • Knowledge and ability to conduct research and perform scholarly activities within a chosen sub-field of Psychology related to Human Development.
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time; as well as sit at a computer station


UW-Parkside is a regional comprehensive university that is committed to accessibility, academic excellence, student success, diversity, and community engagement. This beautiful campus is on 700 acres of woodland & prairie in the heart of the Milwaukee/Chicago corridor, between Racine and Kenosha and near Lake Michigan. The university enrolls approximately 5,000 students, many of whom are first- generation and nontraditional students. UW-Parkside benefits from the diversity of the communities it services in Kenosha, Racine, and Walworth Counties. Kenosha and Racine are small cities that offer tranquility and convenience. The myriad attractions of Milwaukee and Chicago are easily accessible, as is the solitude of the country. UW-Parkside is strongly committed to creating and maintaining a multicultural, pluralistic campus environment.

The tri-county region that comprises the University's primary service area is home to an impressive array of businesses. There are more than 10,000 small businesses in the region, as well as a large number of globally-recognized employers. The college, through its active, engaged Advisory Board, enjoys a close relationship with many of these businesses. For further information regarding the University and community, please see our website at www.uwp.edu.


Applications received by February 10, 2017 are ensured full consideration. The position will remain open until filled.


STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:

External Applicants (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

Internal Applicants (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

STEP 2: Under "Basic Job Search" choose:

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  • Job Opening ID: "12640"
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  • Select "Assistant/Associate Professor of Developmental Psychology"
  • Click "Apply Now"
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STEP 3: Submit application materials:

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. Please include the following documents:

  • - A letter of application addressing required and preferred qualifications
  • - Curriculum vitae
  • - Copies of academic transcripts (unofficial acceptable at application stage)
  • - Names and current contact information of three professional references familiar with your work
  • - Evidence of teaching effectiveness
  • - Reprints of selected research publications
You must select "SUBMIT", selecting "Save" will not forward your application materials to the search committee.

Please Note:
In instances where the Search and Screen Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidates application materials whether she/he meets all of the required qualifications, or if all of the application materials are not submitted, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications and may be excluded from further consideration.


Commensurate with experience and education. The UW System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan.

Benefit Details: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/download/summaries/fasl.pdf
Total Compensation Estimator: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/totalcomp/


A criminal background check will be required at the time of hire.

UW-Parkside is an AA/EEO employer. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

It is the policy of UW-Parkside to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 262-595-2204. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual's disability.

University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

In compliance with the Clery Act of 1998, the University of Wisconsin Parkside Crime Statistics Report is available at https://www.uwp.edu/live/offices/universitypolice/crimestats.cfm. Call the UW-Parkside Campus Police Office at 262-595-2455 for a paper copy of the annual report.

Contact Name: Nicole Ryan

Contact Phone: 262-595-2316

Contact Email: sturdeva@uwp.edu

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