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Assistant Professor of Psychology – Cognitive Psychology

University of Rhode Island, Department of Psychology, College of Health Sciences

Job Title: Assistant Professor of Psychology – Cognitive Psychology
Reference Code: F00113
Job Location: Kingston , RI
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Health sciences, nursing, kinesiology
Social & behavioral sciences
Psychology
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Date Posted: 2018-11-08
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description





Assistant Professor of Psychology – Cognitive Psychology
University of Rhode Island

The Department of Psychology at The University of Rhode Island invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in our Behavioral Science track beginning in Fall 2019. Applicants should have a background in cognitive psychology or cognitive science, preferably with special emphasis and experience in the areas of health decision making and/or social-cognitive influences on health behavior and health promotion.

The new faculty member will affiliate with the Behavioral Science track, with possible joint affiliation with the URI Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Program and the George & Anne Ryan Institute for Neuroscience. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate students in quantitative and research methods and/or social, cognitive and developmental psychology, as well as to conduct and publish in relevant basic and/or applied research areas, such as social psychology, methodology, behavioral and health assessment, or the development and evaluation of population-based interventions for behavioral and mental health problems and health risks.

The Department is located within the recently formed College of Health Sciences, which is part of the University’s Academic Health Collaborative along with the Colleges of Pharmacy and Nursing, and the Institute for Integrated Health and Innovation. The Psychology Department is recognized for excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service and for our commitment to diversity. Our Department has 800 undergraduates, 100 graduate students, and 27 faculty, with doctoral tracks in Behavioral Science, and APA-accredited Clinical Psychology, and School Psychology. For more information about the Department of Psychology, please visit https://web.uri.edu/psychology/

Carry out a program of research in cognitive psychology; supervise and advise graduate and undergraduate research; teach graduate and undergraduate courses in cognitive psychology and related areas; actively seek and secure extramural funding for research; provide departmental and institutional service.

Job Requirements

Applicants should have a background in cognitive psychology or cognitive science, preferably with special emphasis and experience in the areas of health decision making and/or social-cognitive influences on health behavior and health promotion.

Information and Application Process Instructions

Visit the URI jobs website at https://jobs.uri.edu to apply and view complete details for posting (F00112).

Please attach the following 4 (PDF) documents to your Faculty Employment Application: (#1) Cover letter including a description of how your qualifications match the requirements for the position (as one complete document), (#2) Curriculum Vita, (#3) “Other Document" which combines statements of research and teaching interests that also indicate how you address and incorporate diversity in your work (as one complete document), and (#4) “Other” Up to 3 reprints/preprints of your published research (as one complete document).

In addition, you must request 3 Letters of Recommendation to be sent by the Referee directly to Lisa Harlow, Search Chair, at: lharlow@uri.edu

APPLICATION DEADLINE: The search is open until filled. First consideration will be given to applications received by December 7, 2018. Second consideration may be given to applications received by January 7, 2019. Applications received subsequent to the second consideration date (January 7, 2019) may not be given full consideration.

APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE ONLY.

The University of Rhode Island is an AA/EEOD employer. Women, persons of color, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other protected groups are encouraged to apply.

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Applicants with dual-career considerations can find university jobs such as professor jobs, dean jobs, chair / department head jobs, and other faculty jobs and employment opportunities at the University of Rhode Island and at other institutions of higher education in the region on www.AcademicCareers.com

To obtain more information or to submit your resume you can contact Chair of the Search Committee as shown below. If you apply for this position, please say you saw it first on www.AcademicCareers.com. Thank you.

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