Open Rank Faculty Position

University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Psychology
Madison, Wisconsin
Closing date
Oct 30, 2021

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The Department of Psychology and its Harlow Center for Biological Psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison invite applications for a faculty position at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level from individuals who conduct psychologically relevant research with non-human primates. The ideal candidate will mount a vigorous and cutting-edge research program aimed at better understanding the biological bases of behavior, psychological function and/or health, while making significant contributions to the department's teaching mission. Research could involve developmental, physiological, neuroscience, genomics, biomarkers, and/or behavioral (social, affective, cognitive) approaches and could include research with humans. We are especially interested in candidates whose work spans traditional subdisciplines within psychology or between psychology and other disciplines.

The Department of Psychology at UW-Madison is a multidisciplinary and highly collaborative environment. We are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in all aspects of our research, teaching and service (

Principal Duties
Teach at the undergraduate and graduate level in addition to supervising master's and doctoral students. Conduct scholarly research and perform University and professional service as appropriate.

Institutional Statement on Diversity
Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization
Ph.D. in Psychology or related field required prior to start of appointment.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience
A well qualified candidate will demonstrate excellence or the potential for excellence in teaching and scholarly research related to non-human primates. Teaching experience welcome.

Work Type: Full Time: 100%. This position requires some work to be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location. Some work may be performed remotely, at an offsite, non-campus work location.
Appointment Type, Duration: Ongoing/Renewable
Anticipated Begin Date: August 22, 2022
Salary: Negotiable ACADEMIC (9 months)

Instructions to Applicants:
Applications must be received through UW-Madison's online application system. To apply, go to and search for PVL 241556. To begin the application process, please click on the 'Apply Now' button. Please upload the following 5 items: 1) Cover letter; 2) C.V., 3) A research statement, 4) A teaching statement, and 5) Three representative publications (sent as one document). In addition, candidates will be asked to provide contact information for three references; each reference will receive an electronic link through which they can upload a signed letter of reference.

The deadline for ensuring full consideration is October 24, 2021; however the position will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.

Contact: Craig Berridge
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )
Employee Class: Faculty

Job Number: 241566-FA
Applications Close:
Open Until Filled

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website:

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The 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).

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