assistant professor of cognitive psychology opening at quinnipiac university, connecticut, USA
posted: 12th november 2018

The Psychology Department of Quinnipiac University, Hamden, CT,  is looking for a new colleague, someone who, like us, values collegiality, innovative teaching, and scientific curiosity. We are a strong teaching department and most of us are active researchers. Whether among our students or with others within and outside the department, we value research collaboration. This means there are many opportunities for someone who studies everyday cognition.  Our curriculum was recently revamped to emphasize five main disciplines within the science of psychology: cognitive, scientist-practitioner (industrial/organizational and clinical), physiological, developmental, and social.  It revolves around a long-standing sequence of three methods involving hands-on learning and a senior thesis course with a substantial history component. Graduates go on to programs in cognitive, neuroscience, developmental, social work, and clinical. Questions? Contact Shar Walbaum.

Please click here for more information and the full job advert.

Closing Date: December 3, 2018.


assistant professor of psychology tenure track position at california state university, monterey bay
posted: 1st october 2018

Apply now, priority screening date: November 1, 2018 

Apply here.

Position Description

  • Teach lower and upper division courses across the psychology curriculum, for example, biopsychology, cognitive psychology, learning, motivation, decision-making, behavioral neuroscience, drugs and the brain, research methods, psychological statistics, capstone, writing in the discipline, and directed research.

  • Commit to service to the department, campus, and community

  • Develop a research program that fully integrates undergraduate researchers and complements the research foci of the faculty in the department

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in psychology or related field by the time of appointment

  • Experience teaching using a variety of techniques such as, discussion, team-based learning, problem-based learning, interactive lecture, peer-instruction, etc.

  • Experience working effectively in an ethnically and culturally diverse campus community

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated leadership skills in professional or academic areas

  • Experience in start-up environments that required flexibility and innovation

  • Team player who is focused on community-building in the department, campus, and beyond

Special Conditions upon Employment:

The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

The incumbent is required to maintain confidentiality as outlined in the Department of Education’s Family Educational Rights and Privacy and California’s Educational Code Chapter 13 regarding sensitive student issues.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check (including a criminal records check). 

How to Apply:

A completed online application and all required materials must be received by University Personnel by 5:00 p.m. on the priority screening date listed above to be guaranteed a review. Application submissions received after the application screening date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University. Materials submitted become the property of CSUMB and will not be returned. CSUMB will not fax application materials.  

CSU Monterey Bay is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to: Age, Disability, Race or Ethnicity, Gender, Gender Identity or Expression, Nationality, Religion, Sexual Orientation, Genetic Information, Veteran or Military Status.

All employees must be eligible for employment in the U.S. 

Projected Start Date:  08/19/2019


tenure track position in law an forensic psychology at simon fraser university, vancouver
posted 26th september 2018

The Department of Psychology at Simon Fraser University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Law and Forensic Psychology to begin July 1, 2019. Simon Fraser University has two law and forensic streams: an experimental law-forensic program and a clinical forensic program. This position is specifically for our experimental law-forensic program.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. by the time of appointment or shortly thereafter. We seek candidates with clearly demonstrated potential to establish a strong research program, excel in undergraduate and graduate training and teaching, and participate in departmental activities and service. The area of research specialization within law and forensic psychology is open. However, we seek applications from scholars who study the application of basic psychological process to legal issues; this includes, but is not limited to, topics such as interrogation, witnesses, racial biases, children, and legal decision-making. Also, we are interested in applications from scholars whose research is strongly complementary to that of our current faculty, while providing additional breadth and innovation.

Simon Fraser University is consistently ranked among the top comprehensive universities in Canada. More information about the Psychology Department and the University can be found on our website. The campus is located on Burnaby Mountain in Greater Vancouver. Vancouver is a scenic waterfront city located minutes from the mountains and a wide range of outdoor activities. It has a reputation as a clean, safe, multicultural and ethnically diverse city, and is one of the very top cities in the world in which to live and work.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. SFU is an equity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, people of all sexual orientations and gender identities, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the university. The position is subject to availability of funding and final approval by the SFU Board of Governors.

Application materials should be submitted electronically, via email to psyclaw@sfu.ca. Please provide a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements, copies of representative publications, and arrange for three referees to submit letters of reference.

Completed applications will be reviewed as they are received.
All applications and supporting materials must be received by November 23, 2018.

Inquiries should be directed to:
Dr. Deborah Connolly, Chair
Department of Psychology
Simon Fraser University
8888 University Drive
Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6 Canada

Under the authority of the University Act personal information that is required by the University as part of academic appointment competitions will be collected. Please see here for further details.


Assistant professor of psychology, tenure track faculty position, department of psychology at california state university, los angeles
posted: 22nd september 2018

Starting Date: August 2019

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. An earned doctorate (Ph.D.) in Developmental Psychology or a closely related field from an accredited institution (or equivalent) is required; however, applicants nearing completion of the doctorate (ABD) may be considered. For appointment, the doctorate must be completed by the date of appointment (8/19/2019).

  2. Evidence of teaching effectiveness at the undergraduate level.

  3. Experience in teaching courses focused on human development.

  4. Evidence of research and scholarship, which includes publications in scholarly journals.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Evidence of experience mentoring undergraduate and/or graduate students in a research setting.

  2. Demonstrated expertise in one of the following areas: infant/child/adolescent development or disorders, ecological and multicultural perspectives on development, or developmental neuroscience.

  3. Evidence of experience teaching classes in research methods, introductory statistics, with a focus on human development.


The primary professional responsibilities of instructional faculty members are: teaching, research, scholarship and/or creative activity, and service to the University, profession and to the community. These responsibilities generally include: advising students (including supervision of masters level students), participation in campus and system-wide committees, maintaining office hours, working collaboratively and productively with colleagues, and participation in traditional academic functions.

The successful candidate will be committed to the academic success of all of our students and to an environment that acknowledges, encourages, and celebrates diversity and differences. To this end, the successful candidate will work effectively, respectfully, and collaboratively in diverse, multicultural, and inclusive settings. In addition, the successful candidate will be ready to join faculty, staff, students, and administrators in our University’s shared commitment to the principles of engagement, service, and the public good.


Initial salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University:

California State University, Los Angeles (Cal State LA) is the premier comprehensive public university in the heart of Los Angeles. Cal State LA is ranked number one in the United States for the upward mobility of its students. The University is dedicated to engagement, service, and the public good, offering nationally recognized programs in science, the arts, business, criminal justice, engineering, nursing, education, and the humanities. Founded in 1947, Cal State LA serves more than 28,000 students and more than 240,000 distinguished alumni. A majority of the University’s alumni live in the Los Angeles region, enriching their communities and contributing to the vitality of the local economy. Cal State LA is focused on developing a new bioscience entrepreneurial ecosystem in the Los Angeles and San Gabriel Valley regions through partnerships with local business. To provide increased educational opportunities, Cal State LA recently opened a campus in downtown Los Angeles that offers graduate and undergraduate programs, as well as professional development and certificate programs. The university is home to the critically acclaimed Luckman Fine Arts Complex, Pat Brown Institute for Public Affairs, Hertzberg-Davis Forensic Science Center, Hydrogen Research and Fueling Facility, Billie Jean King Sports Complex and the TV, Film and Media Center.

The Department:

The Psychology Department includes 18 tenured /tenure-track faculty representing a range of disciplines. The department serves approximately 1000 undergraduate students majoring in psychology and approximately 50 graduate students in two masters level programs: General Psychology MA and Forensic Psychology MS. Faculty members are equally committed to fostering service that promotes social justice in our local and global communities, and incorporating cultural issues in curriculum, research, and mentoring.

Required Documentation:

Please submit the following to the Search Committee Chair at the email address below:

  1. A cover letter specifically addressing required experience and preferred qualifications.

  2. A curriculum vitae.

  3. A narrative statement describing your commitment to working effectively with faculty, staff, and students in a multicultural/multiethnic urban campus environment with a substantial population of first-generation students.

  4. A list of three professional references.

  5. A university application for employment (www.calstatela.edu/academic/position).

Finalists will be required to submit:

  1. Official transcripts.

  2. Three current letters of recommendation.

Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.


Review of applications will begin October 1, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled.

Please email all application materials in a single PDF to: devsearchpsy@calstatela.edu. Please type “Psychology Department Tenure-Track Application” in the subject line.

Please address all questions to the search committee chair Robert Kennison at: rkennis@calstatela.edu or 323-343-2265.

Note: The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position. In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, Cal State LA is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live, work and learn in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. To that end, all qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion, marital status, pregnancy, national origin or cultural background, political views, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, age, disability, disabled veteran or Vietnam era veteran status.


Upon request, reasonable accommodation will be provided to individuals with protected disabilities to (a) complete the employment process and (b) perform essential job functions when this does not cause undue hardship.