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Assistant Professor, Psychology

Position Description

The Department of Psychology at Seattle University seeks applicants with expertise in cognitive, quantitative, or experimental psychology for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning Fall 2022. 

The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching courses in their area of expertise as well as sections of statistics & research methods (the 15-credit sequence and advanced course), will maintain an active and productive scholarly agenda (ideally involving students), will mentor and advise undergraduates, and will engage in the service of the Department, and eventually, the College and University. In addition, the successful candidate will have a solid record of teaching and research, an interdisciplinary perspective, knowledge of the liberal arts tradition of education, and an appreciation of both quantitative and qualitative methods. 



A Ph.D. in Psychology by Fall 2022 is required.

Founded in 1891, Seattle University is a Jesuit Catholic university located on a beautiful campus of more than 50 acres in the dynamic heart of Seattle. Our diverse and driven population is made up of more than 7,200 students enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs within eight schools and colleges. Seattle University is an equal opportunity employer.

In support of its pursuit of academic and scholarly excellence, Seattle University is committed to creating a diverse community of students, faculty and staff that is dedicated to the fundamental principles of equal opportunity and treatment in education and employment regardless of age, color, disability, gender identity, national origin, political ideology, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. The university encourages applications from, and nominations of, individuals who will further enrich the diversity of our educational community.

Application Instructions

Applicants should submit applications online at, including a cover letter of interest, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research, and the names and contact information of three references (letters will be solicited upon submission of application). Applications review begins October 1, 2021. Open until filled.

Seattle University
901 12th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98122