Oct 02, 2018

Assistant Professor, Quantitative Psychology

  • Iowa State University
  • https://www.iastatejobs.com/postings/36350
Full time Quantitative

Job Description

The Department of Psychology at Iowa State University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor for a person with expertise in Quantitative Psychology; substantive area of research is open. Responsibilities for this position include conducting research, teaching undergraduate and graduate classes, advising doctoral students, and providing service to the department and university. Specific responsibilities will also include contributing to the Quantitative Certificate program and statistical consulting. Substantive area of research is open, although preference will be given to applicants that can affiliate with one of the three psychology graduate programs (Cognitive, Counseling, or Social).

Required Education and Experience:  PhD in Psychologyor a closely related field.

Preferred Education and Experience:  

  • Existing record of excellence in research and scholarship.
  • Existing record of or strong potential for excellence in teaching.
  • Record of external funding or strong promise of ability to secure external funding.
  • Documented training or expertise in quantitative methods in the form of a PhD in quantitative psychology, MS or minor in statistics or quantitative methods, or a strong track record of publications relevant to quantitative methods in psychology.

The Department of Psychology is a friendly and collegial department with a strong reputation for producing high-quality research of basic and applied importance. The department maintains doctoral programs in Cognitive, Counseling, and Social Psychology, with plans to add a Health Psychology program in the future. Faculty also contribute to cross-area initiatives within the department (e.g., Quantitative, Health, and Psychology & Law) and maintain relationships with the faculty from the top-ranked Statistics Department.

Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. More than 36,000 students are enrolled and are served by over 6,200 faculty and staff. Iowa State University is a global and culturally diverse university committed to providing an inclusive, equitable, and diverse environment for both learning and employment. We know that diversity in experience and perspective is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and building an inclusive academic community. At Iowa State, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituents. The university has an expectation that all employees will demonstrate a contribution to diversity and inclusion as embodied in Iowa State University’s Principles of Community. Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted one of the best college towns in the nation. Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented populations, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSFADVANCE institution. All employees are expected to exhibit and convey good citizenship within the program, the department, college, university activities, collegial interactions, and maintain the highest standards of integrity and ethical behavior.

Department Contact Name:  Dr. Zlatan Krizan  zkrizan@iastate.edu


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