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Assistant Professor in Developmental Psychology

 

The Department of Psychology at The University of Texas at San Antonio invites applications for an assistant professor position in Developmental Psychology beginning Fall 2018.  We are especially interested in applicants whose research can contribute to the department strengths in health psychology and who have expertise in advanced quantitative skills (e.g., longitudinal methodology, multi-level modeling, SEM, etc.). The successful candidate will maintain a laboratory within the department, contribute to university wide areas of research excellence (e.g., neuroscience or neuropsychology, health disparities; child and adolescent development; aging and health) and explore opportunities to collaborate with a large range of health and military health-related organizations uniquely situated in the San Antonio community.

Responsibilities include maintaining a successful research program that will attract external funding and successfully teaching and training students in the Psychology Department’s undergraduate and graduate programs.

Required qualifications are a Ph.D. in psychology, a history of publications in high-impact scientific journals, relevant teaching experience, strong quantitative skills, and experience in conducting research with implications for health (broadly defined). We are also interested in applicants with the potential to interface with and benefit from collaboration with researchers at other local institutions. Examples include the UT Health Science Center, the San Antonio Military Health System, the Warrior Resiliency Program, the STRONG STAR Consortium, and/or the Veterans Administration. Tenure is contingent upon Board of Regents approval.

The University of Texas at San Antonio is a dynamic institution with a diverse and growing student population of approximately 31,000. The Psychology Department includes 19 tenured or tenure track faculty members, offers B.A. and M.S. degrees in Psychology, and a PhD in Psychology emphasizing Health oriented research. There are opportunities for collaboration with researchers at the University of Texas Health Science Center, Southwest Foundation for Biomedical Research, Veterans Administration, Pearson Testing Company, and San Antonio Military Medical Center (including Brooke Army Medical Center). The city of San Antonio is the second largest in Texas and the seventh largest in the nation. Its cosmopolitan character, extensive recreational opportunities, low cost-of- living, excellent health care, and temperate climate make it a highly desirable place to live.

Applications for this position must be completed electronically at  https://jobs.utsa.edu/.   Applicants should submit the following items electronically (in a PDF format):

1.   Letter of application

2.   Statement of research and teaching interests and expertise

3.  Current curriculum vita;

4.  Representative reprints or preprints of scholarly work (no more than three);

5.    Letters of recommendation from three references who are familiar with the applicant's scholarship

 

Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. You may contact Ann R. Eisenberg, PhD, Chair of the Search Committee, for further information: Ann.Eisenberg@utsa.edu.

Applicants who are selected for interviews must be able to show proof that they will be eligible and qualified to work in the United States by time of hire. The University of Texas at San Antonio is an Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.