Assistant Professor Psychology
New Jersey Institute of Technology
The Science, Technology, and Society (STS) Program in the Department of Humanities at the New Jersey Institute of Technology seeks to hire a tenure-track faculty member at the level of Assistant Professor in the field of Psychology to help grow its cyberpsychology degree concentration. Cyberpsychology emphasizes the study of contemporary information and communication technologies through the lens of psychology.
Candidates should have a Ph.D. in psychology, behavioral sciences, human-computer interaction, or closely related field and are expected to have a recognized record of scholarly work commensurate with the level of appointment. Areas of specialization can include virtual reality, artificial intelligence, social media, online-identity formation, antisocial or addictive behavior, and learning sciences. Candidates should also have prior teaching experience or demonstrate the potential for excellence in teaching. Key criteria for selection will include capacity to have a synergistic impact on existing research programs, to participate in externally funded research, and to demonstrate a commitment to innovation in undergraduate and graduate education.
Application packages should include a letter outlining background and expertise, curriculum vita, statements of research and teaching interests, and names of three references. The successful candidate can expect a competitive salary as well as support in the form of start-up research funding. Review of applications will be begin on November 11, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.
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