Job Description: EAST CAROLINA UNIVERSITY Department of Psychology invites applications for a tenure-track position in Developmental Psychology, at the assistant or associate professor level, beginning August 12, 2013. The successful applicant will have the potential to develop an active research program, secure extramural funding, and teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, preferably with demonstrated teaching experience. A doctorate from an appropriately accredited institution is required and must be awarded by the start date. Appointment at the associate professor level may be considered for the right candidate with a well-established record of teaching and research.
We are particularly interested in candidates with a research focus in cognitive development, applied developmental psychology, or whose work has an educational or health focus. It is expected that the candidate will supervise undergraduate students in research and theses, and affiliate with one of our existing graduate programs by supervising graduate research and serving on committees. The department has MA programs in School and I/O psychology, and a PhD Health Psychology program with concentrations in pediatric school, clinical health, and occupational health psychology.
The Department of Psychology has 38 full-time faculty, over 650 undergraduate majors, and graduate programs in School, I/O, and Health psychology. ECU is a public doctoral/research-intensive institution in eastern North Carolina. It is located halfway between the beautiful NC beaches and the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area, thus allowing ECU researchers access to a range of rural and urban environments and diverse populations. ECU has over 27,000 students and also includes the Brody School of Medicine and the School of Allied Health Sciences.
Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. from an appropriately accredited institution by starting date is required.
Special Instructions to Applicants: Applicants for this position must complete a candidate profile, and submit a letter of interest, statements of teaching and research interests, and curriculum vitae, online.
In addition, mail representative reprints and arrange for three current letters of reference to be sent to Developmental Psychology Search Committee Chair, Department of Psychology, Mail Stop 565, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858-4353.
Screening will begin July 18, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled. Official transcripts are required upon employment.
Date Initial Screening Begins: 07-18-2012
Job Close Date: Open Until Filled