Assistant/Associate Professor (JOB #12549)
Department of Psychology
Arizona State University
The Department of Psychology at Arizona State University invites applications for a full-time, Assistant/Associate Professor, tenured/tenure-track position to begin Fall 2019 in the area of behavior genetics.
Essential qualifications include a doctoral degree in Psychology or other disciplines relevant to the position (e.g., neuroscience, behavior genetics) by the start date, and a strong record of research productivity and teaching effectiveness relative to the candidate’s level of experience. We are interested in candidates who examine human or animal genetics or epigenetics together with other biological, behavioral, social and/or cultural levels of analysis.
We value theoretically-based, programmatic approaches that have the potential for extramural funding. We are a highly collaborative, research-oriented department, https://psychology.clas.asu.edu. Example areas of expertise include epigenetics and early adversity, telomere length and aging, genetic moderation of intervention effects, and cultural genetics. Demonstrated success in reaching out to diverse communities or meeting the needs of diverse student populations is desirable.
The successful candidate will be expected to make scholarly contributions in behavior genetic psychology, mentor graduate students, teach advanced courses in her/his specialty area, contribute to teaching core curriculum at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, and participate in service to the department, university, and profession as appropriate.
Applicants should submit a letter of interest, research statement, teaching statement (including evidence of teaching effectiveness), a current curriculum vitae, 3 representative reprints/pre-prints, and names and contact information for 3 references to the Behavioral Genetics Faculty Search Committee, as an attachment to email PSYGeneticsFacultyJobs@asu.edu. Review of complete applications will begin on November 5, 2018, and will continue every week thereafter until the search is closed. A background check is required for employment.
Inquiries concerning the search should be addressed to the Chair of the Search Committee: Kathryn Lemery-Chalfant at firstname.lastname@example.org. The successful candidate will receive a start-up package and a salary commensurate with education and experience.
Arizona State University is located in the Phoenix/Tempe/Scottsdale metropolitan area. Arizona State University and the Department of Psychology encourage and support diversity among applicants and employees.
Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. ASU’s full non-discrimination statement (ACD 401) is located on the ASU website at https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401html and https://www.asu.edu/titleIX.