Psychology Job Start-Up 2021-2022

Welcome to the Psychology Job Start Up Package Wiki. This crowdsourced site is intended to provide information to applicants about current patterns regarding start-up packages offered during the 2021-2022 academic year in all areas of psychology. Once you receive a job offer from an academic position in Psychology, you are encouraged to post it anonymously below.

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++Example Formatting of Submissions

Research Area: AREA
Geographical Region: REGION
Gender/Negotiation: Female, negotiated some of it
Research Fund: $__ for summer, $__ during academic year, $ for ## years
Salary: $_ for year, $_ for summer
Moving expenses: $ or ___%
Teaching Load: ## of required courses
Other:

Reminders

  • Ranks: Tenure-track jobs are assumed by default to be at the rank of Assistant Professor. Rank only has to be indicated if that is not the case (e.g., Associate/Full Professor).
  • Strikethrough: Use strikethrough formatting to indicate that you did not accept that offer.
  • If you can, please help keep the wiki orderly and properly formatted, and remove any spam you notice.

Tenure Track: Graduate Degree Granting Universities

R1 Institutions


R2 Institutions


D/PU Institutions


M1 - M3: Masters Granting Institutions


Tenure Track Undergraduate Degree Granting Colleges and Universities

Private Institutions

Research Area: Health Psychology
Geographical Region: the South
Gender/Negotiation: Female, negotiated some of it
Research Fund: $25,000 for three years + 2 MacBooks + 4 monitors + 2 docking stations + statistical packages
Salary: $73,000 split across 12 months (24 installments)
Moving expenses: Up to 80% of relocation costs
Teaching Load: 3:1:3 (but offered course release for first year)
Other: SLAC, $2000 in travel/conference funding every 2 years, sabbatical every 6 years, teaching-related funds available

Research Area: Developmental Psychology
Geographical Region: Mid-West
Gender/Negotiation: Female, negotiated but did not take offer
Research Fund: $20,000 + optional summer grant opportunities
Salary: $59,000 9-month salary
Moving expenses: Did not discuss
Teaching Load: 4:4 (but offered course release for first year)
Other:

Research Area: Biopsychology/Neuroscience
Geographical Region: South
Gender/Negotiation: Female, negotiated some of it
Research Fund: $10,000 during academic year, for 1 year
Salary: $69,000, over 12 months
Moving expenses: not discussed
Teaching Load: 3:3 (2 preps)
Other: negotiated lab space to be included


Public Institutions

Research Area: Health Psychology
Geographical Region: Mid-West
Gender/Negotiation: Female, negotiated but did not take offer
Research Fund: $15,000 to use across 2 years + optional summer grant opportunities
Salary: $61,000 9-month salary
Moving expenses: All expenses paid
Teaching Load: 21-credit hours across two semesters (but offered course release for first year)
Other: $3,000 in travel/conference expenses every 3 years, Department fund available to pay participants


Tenure-Track Associate/Community/Junior Colleges

Associate


Community/Junior Colleges


Non-TT: Visiting Professors, Instructors, Lecturers, and Other Related Jobs


Postdocs

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