University of Georgia

Assistant/Associate Professor opening: Child Development/ Quantitative Methodologist

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 The Department of Human Development and Family Science (HDFS) at the University of Georgia is seeking applicants for a tenure-track, Assistant or Associate Professor in Human Development and Family Science (Child Development/Quantitative Methodologist) position to begin August 2018. Applicants should have a strong background and scholarly record in and ability to teach courses in quantitative statistical methods and contribute to one or more of the department’s research areas [].

 Qualifications: Earned a Ph.D. in HDFS (or closely related area: psychology, sociology, social work), with a focus on child development, particularly infancy and early childhood, and with demonstrated experience in advanced quantitative analytical methods (multi-level modeling, growth mixture modeling).  The successful candidate must show clear and convincing evidence of emerging (for assistant rank) or established (for associate rank) stature in research, teaching, or public service in the child development discipline. Appointment at the Associate level requires a current appointment at that level at a comparable institution or five years’ experience at the Assistant level. See UGA’s criteria for faculty appointment, promotion and tenure.

 Preferred Qualifications: Our preference is for candidates with in-depth preparation in quantitative research methodologies; an established program of scholarly research; and a minimum of three years of successful teaching experience at the graduate level. Priority will be given to applicants with a history of securing external research funding.

 Applications: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Full consideration will be given to applications received by November 15, 2017. Candidates should submit their application online via Required materials include a cover letter, curriculum vita, statements of research and teaching interests, list of at least three references with contact information, and up to three representative publications. Direct additional questions about the position to Dr. Assaf Oshri, Search Committee Chair,

 The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.