The Department of Psychology at Montana State University (MSU) invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in developmental psychology (broadly defined). The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in psychology at the time of hire, will be expected to develop and maintain an active, extramurally-funded research program, and will participate in undergraduate and graduate teaching. Preference will be given to candidates whose area of research can complement existing faculty strengths (e.g., cognitive, social, health, aging, and physiological psychology). Responsibilities include fostering undergraduate and graduate research and teaching courses in the candidate’s area of expertise. Preference will be given to candidates who have expertise in quantitative research methodologies and are able to teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses in research design and analysis. Research-involved Psychology department faculty teach 2 courses per semester including graduate courses for its Masters program in Psychological Science. Resources for developmental research include the birth of approximately 1000 infants each year at Bozeman Deaconess Hospital, 5700 students in the Bozeman Public School District, and a vibrant retirement community in the surrounding area.
PhD in Psychology at the time of hire, with emphasis in any aspect of developmental psychology.
Strong publication and teaching record.
Strong skills in statistics and quantitative methods.
Teaching experience in a face-to-face format in psychology research methods.
Experience supervising and mentoring research of undergraduate and/or graduate students.
Requirements In accordance with MSU policy, hiring will be conditional upon successful completion of a pre-employment background check.
Deadline Screening of applications will begin on October 15, 2012 and will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.
Procedure To apply, submit the following:
(1) a letter of application addressing all of the above required and preferred qualifications, and
(2) a current curriculum vitae, and
(3) statement of research and teaching interests, and
(4) reprints, and
(5) three (3) letters of recommendation.
An application packet addressing all the above requirements and qualification as listed is highly encouraged. Missing materials and information may not be requested and may result in your application not being considered for the position.
Electronic submissions of all materials, except the letters of recommendation, as one PDF file are strongly preferred, and must have the applicant's signature on the letter of application. For electronic submittals, please indicate "Applicant - Search #12187-2" in the subject line of the email.
Letters of recommendation should be submitted separately by the recommender, with the applicant’s name in the document title. Reference Position #12187-2 in the subject line of the email.
Submit materials to:
Developmental Search Committee
Montana State University
PO Box 173440
Bozeman MT 59717-3440
In order to receive Veterans Preference during the application review process, it is highly recommended that the required forms are included at the time you submit your application materials. Click here for the forms and information regarding Veterans Preference. Important note: Your preference form is submitted to a different location than your application materials. A DD214 is not a required document.