Jobs: Media Psychology Faculty Search – Fielding Graduate University

Call for Applications

Doctoral Faculty, Media Psychology Program
Fielding Graduate University
Reports to: Media Psychology Program Director
Location: Remote
Position: Regular, Full Time
Wage Range: DOE
FLSA Status: Exempt

Applications accepted for consideration until the position has been filled

Applications will not be considered complete unless both a CV and COVER LETTER are uploaded.


Fielding Graduate University aspires to be a world leader in Media Psychology science and practice, and graduate training in Media Psychology. Toward this end, we seek to hire a full-time, core faculty member to join our dedicated team. The new core faculty member will teach graduate courses in Psychology and Media Psychology, mentor graduate students, serve on Dissertation committees, and advance their scholarship and/or practice related to Media Psychology. Applications for Doctoral Faculty in Media Psychology will be accepted for consideration until the position has been filled. The position begins January 4, 2021.

Fielding Graduate University uses a distributed model to deliver a personalized graduate education that fosters individual development, community collaboration, and societal engagement. We use a combination of asynchronous and synchronous course instruction and dissertation supervision and meet occasionally for face-to-face sessions in US locations. Our vision is for our graduates to excel in scholarship and practice that create a more humane, just, and sustainable world. Fielding encourages and supports scholarship (broadly defined), professional practice, and professional development.


We seek Psychology scholars and/or practitioners who can contribute to our Media Psychology programs. Minimum qualifications include a doctorate degree in PSYCHOLOGY and a growing or established record of contributions to scholarship and/or practice in an area relevant to Media Psychology, such as (but not limited to) interactive media, virtual and augmented reality, gaming, social technologies, and the application of media and technology to education, health, and social justice. We welcome applications from junior, mid-career, and late-career psychologists as well as applicants from historically underrepresented groups. To fulfill our goal of a more diverse faculty, preference will be given to candidates who have not earned their doctorate degree from Fielding. Candidates who wish to be considered must be able to show proof of the right to work in the U.S.


Fielding core faculty have access to medical/dental/vision insurances, Flexible Spending and/or Health Savings Accounts, retirement contributions after one year of service, and professional development funds.


Fielding Graduate University utilizes ADP Workforce Now for online applications. You will be prompted to create a user name and password to initiate the application process. Applications will not be considered complete unless both a CV and COVER LETTER are uploaded. Applicants are encouraged to have their employment history, educational information, and professional references on hand while completing the application. The online application process takes approximately 30 minutes. Upon completion, applicants will receive a confirmation of receipt via email.

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Fielding Graduate University is an innovative global community dedicated to educating scholars, leaders, and practitioners in pursuit of a more just and sustainable world. We do this by providing exemplary interdisciplinary programs within a distributed and relational learning model grounded in student-driven inquiry and leading to enhanced knowledge. Fielding has approximately 1,050 students and 176 faculty members residing throughout the United States and internationally.

Please visit our website at to learn more.

Patrick Sweeney, Ph.D.
Core Faculty | Media Psychology
Fielding Graduate University
2020 De la Vina Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93105

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