The Psychology Department at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is recruiting a tenure-track Assistant Professor in developmental psychology to begin in August 2018. Possible areas of interest include, but are not limited to, (a) processes contributing to the development of, or individual differences in, executive function or related processes; (b) changes in executive function across the life-span; (c) relations between executive function and development in other domains; (d) interventions to improve executive function or related processes such as emotion regulation or effortful control. Candidates may focus on any point of the lifespan, but a developmental perspective is essential.
Review of applications will begin October 6, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. To be considered for the position, please go to http://employment.unl.edu, requisition F_170079, and click on “Apply to this job.” Candidates should attach a cover letter expressing interest in the position, their curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements, up to three relevant publications, and contact information for three references. The University of Nebraska Lincoln is committed to a pluralistic campus community through affirmative action, equal opportunity, work-life balance, dual careers, and does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment. http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in psychology or related field and a record of achievement in scholarship and teaching. Preference will be given to candidates who bring expertise in behavioral methods, quantitative methods, brain imaging, or biological measures that complements current faculty expertise. Responsibilities include maintaining an active research program, including pursuit of external funding, and teaching graduate and undergraduate courses. Applicants who can contribute to UNL’s growing collaborative initiatives, including The Center for Brain, Biology, and Behavior, the Social and Behavioral Sciences Research Consortium, the Minority Health Disparities Initiative, and/or the Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families and Schools are encouraged to apply. The Department of Psychology has a strong commitment to principles of diversity and actively encourages applications from groups underrepresented in higher education.