ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY

Position Details

Summary

Operating Title ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY
Long Classification Title
Location UNH, Durham, NH
Department UNH COLA Psychology [UCPSYC]
Summary of Position

The Department of Psychology at the University of New Hampshire invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level to begin Fall, 2018 in the area of cognitive psychology. We seek candidates who study humans with a research specialization in decision-making, cognitive control, learning, and/or memory; a strong quantitative background is highly desirable.

Additional Job Information

Review of applications begins October 2, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Upload cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement describing research and teaching interests, reprints, teaching evaluations.
Minimum of three confidential letters of recommendation should be uploaded by your referees. Once your application is complete and submitted, your list of references will be notified to submit letters via the jobs.usnh.edu portal.

Questions may be sent via email to Search Chair David B. Pillemer (david.pillemer@unh.edu).

Posting Number/Job Order # PF0102FY17
Acceptable Minimum Qualifications

Applicants’ research interests should complement current faculty in Brain, Behavior, and Cognition. History of or strong potential for external funding is desirable. Requirements: Ph.D. in psychology or equivalent doctoral degree in a related area; strong record of research and teaching. The successful applicant will teach courses in cognitive psychology and area of specialization; teach a course in Introductory Psychology, Statistics, or Research Methods; supervise and advise doctoral and undergraduate student research. The standard teaching load is two courses per semester. Applicants should show a commitment to sustain and advance the goals of the institution’s diversity of students, faculty, and staff.

Additional Preferred Qualifications
Salary Information

Salary is complemented by a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, retirement, tuition, and paid time off.

Quick Link to Posting http://jobs.usnh.edu/postings/26809
Percent Time Information (FTE) 1
Faculty Information Tenure-Track
If Renewable or Number of years, please specify
Type of Position Faculty

Posting Details

Posting Date 06/23/2017
Open Until Filled No
Closing Date
Interested Internal Candidates Exist? No
Appointment Type Regular
If TERM position with benefits, indicate projected end date
Institution Information

The University of New Hampshire is a major research institution, providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate programs and graduate programs of distinction. UNH is located in Durham, population of 14,500, on a 188-acre campus, 65 miles north of Boston/Cambridge, 70 miles south of the White Mountain National Forest, and 15 miles from the Atlantic coast. The university has an enrollment of 15,000 students representing 70 countries, a full-time faculty of over 900, and offers more than 200 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. The Department offers B.A. and Ph.D. degrees in psychology and hosts an inter-college B.S. major in neuroscience and behavior.

The University seeks excellence through diversity among its administrators, faculty, staff, and students; applicants are expected to sustain and advance these goals. The University prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the U.S.A.

This position is responsible for the supervision of Professional, Administrative, and Technical , Operating Staff , Students
Special Requirements A background check will be required as a condition of employment.
EEO Statement

The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the U.S.

Special Instructions to Applicants

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Duties / Responsibilities

Job Duties

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you meet the definition of an Internal Candidate? Internal Candidates include: (1) active status employees who have completed the introductory period and (2) adjunct staff members who have been employed within USNH for at least 12 months in total and who have worked at least 1,000 hours during the 12 month period preceding the application for the position. Student employment does not apply toward internal status eligibility.
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. (3) Professional References Contact Info
  4. Research Statement
  5. Teaching Philosophy
  6. Scholarly Documents (1)
Optional Documents
  1. Scholarly Documents (2)
  2. Scholarly Documents (3)
  3. Recent Publications (1)
  4. Recent Publications (2)
  5. Recent Publications (3)
  6. Additional Teaching Materials (1)
  7. Additional Teaching Materials (2)
  8. Additional Teaching Materials (3)
  9. Student Evaluations
  10. Teaching Evaluations
  11. Digital Images