Nov 13, 2018
The Psychology Department at the University of Alabama announces an opening for a tenure track Assistant or Associate Professor with expertise in quantitative methods to begin August 2019. Qualifications include a Ph.D. in psychology or a related field and a strong record of achievement in research and teaching. We particularly welcome applicants with expertise and a successful publication record in advanced quantitative and statistical methods such as structural equation modeling, intensive longitudinal data analysis, hierarchical data analysis, multivariate data analysis, Bayesian analysis, or machine learning methods. Preference is for applicants whose substantive research is in social psychology or cognitive psychology, and who can contribute to one of these concentrations. Responsibilities include maintaining an active program of research, pursuing external funding, teaching undergraduate and advanced graduate quantitative courses, and a willingness to serve as a quantitative consultant to faculty and graduate students. Candidates should be interested in both undergraduate and graduate teaching and invested in the mentorship model of research. The University of Alabama, founded in 1831, is the flagship campus of a three-campus system. The University is located in Tuscaloosa, a city of approximately 100,000 that was named an All-America City by the National Civic League. Tuscaloosa is home of the Crimson Tide football team, as well as the historic Bama Theatre, the Paul R. Jones Art Gallery, the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater, the Tuscaloosa Farmer’s Market, and nearby Kentuck Festival of the Arts and Moundville Archeological Park. The Psychology Department has 31 faculty and 100 graduate students distributed in four clinical (Law, Health, Gerontology, and Child) and three experimental (Cognitive, Developmental, and Social) concentrations. The Department offers a bachelor’s degree in psychology, doctoral degrees in both clinical and experimental psychology, and a graduate minor in statistics. The University of Alabama values diversity, and we actively seek members of diverse backgrounds to apply for this position. Applicants should submit a cover letter outlining their qualifications and interest, a current CV, three letters of recommendation, a research statement, and a teaching statement that includes courses taught, teaching philosophy, and indicators of teaching effectiveness. Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. With the exception of letters of recommendation, materials should be submitted online at https://facultyjobs.ua.edu/postings/44141 . Letters of recommendation should be emailed to the Search Chair, Dr. Beverly Roskos, firstname.lastname@example.org . For more information on our department, visit https://psychology.ua.edu .
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