Oct 24, 2018

Tenure Track Faculty Position in Psychological Science and Health

  • Kent State University-Psychology
  • Kent State University, E Summit St, Kent, OH, USA
Full time Health

Job Description

Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Psychological Science and Health

Kent State University’s Department of Psychological Sciences has an open-rank, tenure-track position beginning in Fall 2019. We seek candidates who conduct interdisciplinary research on the interactions of biological, psychological, or social factors in health and disease. Specific area of research focus is open and candidates with expertise in clinical, social, health, and developmental psychology will be considered. Research focused on health disparities or that targets underserved populations is highly desirable. Candidates who can teach advanced graduate and undergraduate statistics courses are especially encouraged to apply.

This search is part of an expansion of the department and Kent State University’s newly launched Brain Health Research Institute (BHRI), whose mission is to improve our understanding of brain function in health, disease, and recovery. Kent State University is making significant investments in facilities, resources, and tenure-track faculty with expertise in Brain Health. The BHRI, which includes faculty and students members from many academic departments, multiple hospital partners, and area research institutes, seeks to foster collaboration, promote interdisciplinary research, and train the next generation of researchers.

KSU Faculty are expected to develop a productive research program, pursue extramural funding, direct theses and dissertations, and demonstrate a commitment to excellence in undergraduate and graduate education. Further information about the department is available on our website https://www.kent.edu/psychology

Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2018, and continue until the position is filled. Send application materials, including statements of research and teaching interests, CV, copies of publications and other supporting materials, summaries of teaching evaluations, and three letters of recommendation by email to psyhealthsearch@kent.edu.

Kent State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applicants from candidates who would enhance the diversity of the University’s faculty.

Employer

Kent State University

Department

Psychological Sciences

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