Assistant Professor of Psychology (Applied Area)
University of MichiganFlint
Assistant Professor (Applied Psychology)
The Department of Psychology within the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of MichiganFlint
invites applications for a tenuretrack
post in Applied Psychology to begin in fall 2016. For this
position, Applied Psychology refers to the application of theory, principles and techniques of psychology to
solving real world issues or problems. Candidates may come from many subareas, including clinical
psychology, community psychology, health psychology, industrial/organizational psychology, sports
psychology, among others.
The University’s mission is built upon three pillars: excellence in teaching, learning and scholarship; student
centeredness; and engaged citizenship. Consistent with our mission, the ideal candidate will be a teacherscholar
who can integrate these three pillars to provide the best learning opportunities for our students
while working to improve the communities we serve. Responsibilities include teaching 18 credits per
academic year (23
courses per semester), establishing an ongoing program of research, mentoring
students in research, academic advising, and engaging in service activities supporting the department,
college, and university.
The ideal candidate will teach some combination of introductory psychology, methodology, and lab courses
and share experience in our advanced applied psychology courses (e.g., clinical, community, and/or
industrial/organizational courses). The position requires a PhD, demonstrated excellence in teaching, and
a coherent program of research, evidenced by research productivity. ABDs with verification of substantial
progress towards completion will be considered, but a doctoral degree in an applied area of psychology is
required at the time of appointment. Willingness to develop new courses in one’s area of specialty and
offer distance education (e.g. at a satellite campus and/or online) are necessary.
Located in downtown Flint, many unique opportunities await new faculty members at the UMFlint.
experiencing a dynamic downtown revitalization rich with opportunities for service learning, research
collaboration, and practice in applied psychology. The University also offers laboratory facilities and internal
funding opportunities. We are seeking candidates who are excited by the opportunities that the University
offers and who wish to be part of this energy and growth.
campus sits on a beautiful, 75acre
riverfront. It has an enrollment of over 8,500 graduate
and undergraduate students. Our campus is the fastest growing public institution of higher learning in the
State of Michigan. It is one of four campuses in Michigan listed as “best value” as cited in the Princeton
Send a cover letter describing your teaching experience and research plan, along with curriculum vitae,
reprints and preprints, three letters of reference, and the names, addresses, and Email
addresses of your
three references to Hillary Heinze, Chair, Applied Psychology Search Committee, Department of
Psychology, University of MichiganFlint,
Flint, MI 485021950.
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applications will begin January 15, 2016, and will continue until the post is filled. For additional information,
consult our website at www.umich.edu/~jobs.
At Advanced Search enter Job Opening ID 118179.
is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and staff and strongly encourages applications
from female and minority candidates. The University of Michigan is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
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About University of MichiganFlint
Ranked by U.S. News and World Report as a "Best in the Midwest" for 2015, University of MichiganFlint
offers over 100 undergraduate and 18 masters degree programs recognized for their excellence
and relevancy. Our campus is the fastest growing public institution of higher learning in the State of
Michigan.With just over 8,500 students and an outstanding faculty/student ratio of 15:1, UMFlint's
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