University of Denver — Three Assistant Professor Positions, Psychology

The Department of Psychology at the University of Denver is seeking exceptionally well-qualified candidates for three assistant-level, tenure-line positions.

Assistant Professor emphasizing early life experience
We seek candidates to contribute to our Stress, Early Experience and Development – [SEED] Research Center (http://www.du.edu/ahss/psychology/seedresearch/index.html) within the Department of Psychology. Candidates with training in clinical or developmental psychology whose research examines early (prenatal through childhood) experiences and incorporates biological and behavioral approaches are particularly encouraged to apply.

Assistant Professor in clinical child psychology
We seek clinical psychologist candidates for a position in the clinical child psychology program. We are particularly interested in individuals studying the etiology, treatment or prevention of developmental psychopathology. The candidate should be license eligible in the state of Colorado.

Assistant Professor in affective science
We seek candidates who can contribute to our department focus on affective science by using experimental methods to examine memory and emotion. Memory is construed broadly as it relates to attention and learning. Examples of relevant research areas include, but are not limited to, emotional learning and memory, stress and memory, development of emotional memory, and attention/memory in psychopathology. All candidates’ research statements should clearly indicate how their research contributes to a program in affective science.

We are a highly collaborative, research-oriented department that values interdisciplinary perspectives and connections across traditional department areas (see www.du.edu/psychology for more information). Successful applicants will have an outstanding record of research achievement. All candidates should have a strong commitment to both undergraduate and graduate education and demonstrated aptitude for excellence in teaching. Candidates should also be committed to working with diverse student and community populations.

The University of Denver’s vision is to be a great private university dedicated to the public good. The University values inclusive excellence, recognizing that its success is dependent on how well it values, engages, and includes the rich diversity of constituents (to learn more about inclusive excellence at the University of Denver, please visit http://www.du.edu/cme/resources/inclusive-excellence.html). Students and faculty in the Psychology Department actively contribute to these goals through scholarship, teaching, and service. The University of Denver is situated in the Denver metro area, a vibrant and diverse urban center in the Rocky Mountain region that is home to 2.8 million people. Our urban location supports faculty collaboration across a number of local universities. The University, ranked in the top 100 universities in the country, is comprised of approximately 5800 undergraduates (with over 500 psychology majors), 6400 graduate students, and over 700 full-time faculty.

Candidates must complete an on-line application at http://www.du.edu/human-resources/careers-at-du/index.html; this will include a letter of interest, research & teaching statements, an inclusive-excellence statement, a vita, and reprints/preprints. The separate inclusive-excellence statement should be a succinct description of how the candidate’s research, teaching, and/or service contribute to inclusive excellence. In addition, at least three recommenders should email letters of reference to psych-rec@du.edu. We will give priority to applications received by October 1, 2016, but will consider applications until the positions are filled.

The department and university are committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and students. Individuals from members of traditionally underrepresented groups including women, minorities, members of the LGBT community, people with disabilities and veterans are particularly encouraged to apply. The University of Denver is an EEO/AA employer.


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