The Department of Psychology at the University of Washington ( invites applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in developmental psychology to start in September, 2021. We seek candidates with core training in studying human development between preschool and adolescence. We are interested in candidates who combine studies of behavior with other cutting-edge methods or approaches (including cross-cultural studies, development of diverse and underrepresented cultural groups, computational modeling, behavioral genetics, and/or neuroscience).


Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, diversity statement, teaching statement, two papers, and contact information for three references at For full consideration, please submit materials by November 9, 2020; however, applications will continue to be thoughtfully reviewed until the position is filled.


The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status. The University of Washington is committed to building diversity among its faculty, librarian, staff, and student communities, and articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint ( Additionally, the University’s Faculty Code recognizes faculty efforts in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity and equal opportunity as important contributions to a faculty member’s academic profile and responsibilities (