Jun 19, 2018

Assistant Professor Developmental Psychopathology

  • University of Minnesota
  • Minneapolis, MN
Full time Development Psychopathology

Job Description

The Institute of Child Development at the University of Minnesota seeks an outstanding candidate for a tenure-track position in developmental psychopathology at the Assistant Professor level. We are particularly interested in researchers who (1) study populations at risk because of discrimination, inequality, historical trauma, etc.; (2) study normative and atypical development together in order to understand basic processes that influence pathways of development toward or away from pathological or maladaptive outcomes; (3) adopt a multiple levels of analysis approach (including but not limited to crossing behavior with one or preferably more of the following: genetics, epigenetics, neurobiological, relational, or sociocultural); (4) examine gene-environment interplay; and/or (5) conduct theoretically informative translational research via randomized control trials and/or intervention studies. Similarly, skills in advanced developmental research methods and/or statistical expertise are of interest. All applicants are expected to have strong and fundable research programs and to contribute to both graduate and undergraduate supervision and instruction in developmental psychology/developmental psychopathology. A strong developmental orientation to research and teaching is required.  ICD is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from minority candidates and other under-represented groups.

Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2018 with the position open until filled. An on-line application is required for this position. Please access the University of Minnesota Employment System at https://humanresources.umn.edu/jobs and search for Job Opening ID: 324495.

Completed applications will include a letter addressing qualifications, curriculum vita, a description of the applicant’s research program, up to four representative publications, a teaching statement, and letters of recommendation from three individuals familiar with the applicant’s work. All supporting materials, except for the reference letters, should be attached electronically to the on-line application. Inform your references that letters of recommendation should be emailed to mordo001@umn.edu  

The University of Minnesota is an EEO/AA employer.  Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


University of Minnesota


Institute of Child Development

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