The University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) is seeking applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Psychology with training and research interests in childhood development. The area of specialization is open, but an interest in the biological bases of behavior, psychology and law, trauma psychology, or a cultural focus is desirable (though not required for full consideration). The position includes teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in developmental psychology and optional sub-fields. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in psychology or a very closely related field from an accredited university by the August 2019 begin date.
UCCS faculty are committed to excellence in teaching and research, with the expectation that faculty maintain a productive program of research with commitment to obtaining external funding. The Psychology Department currently offers a BA program in Psychology, an MA program with tracks in Clinical Psychology and Psychological Science (with optional sub-plans), and a Clinical Psychology PhD with major areas of study in Geropsychology and Trauma Psychology (more information is available at https://www.uccs.edu/psych/). The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and/or service.
Candidates must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements, three representative research publications, and unofficial transcripts. In addition, arrange for at least three references to send letters of recommendation to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications submitted through email or surface mail will not be considered. Official transcripts will be required upon hire.
Applications received by November 30 will receive full consideration; applications arriving later may also be considered.
The University of Colorado offers a comprehensive benefits package. Information on benefits programs can be found at: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/benefits-wellness/new-employee.
The UCCS campus, with over 12,000 students, is located on the front range of the Rocky Mountains in Colorado Springs which has a metropolitan population of approximately 650,000 and access to diverse recreational areas and cultural activities. In 2018, UCCS was recognized as a “Great College to Work For” by the Chronicle of Higher Education and Colorado Springs ranked #2 in the U.S. News & World Report’slisting of the best places to live in the U.S.
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Ph.D. in Psychology or a very closely related field
Internal Number: 15004
About University of Colorado Colorado Springs
The UCCS campus, serving nearly 10,000 students, is located on the front range of the Rockies in Colorado Springs which has a metropolitan population of approximately 650,000 with easy access to diverse recreational areas.