The Department of Psychology at Rutgers University-Newark anticipates hiring developmental psychologist(s) at the assistant professor (tenure track) level to start January or September 2022. All research areas of developmental psychology are welcomed, including research that considers perspectives or utilizes methodology from other core areas in psychology, such as social development, cognitive development, or developmental neuroscience. This position(s) requires a Ph.D. in psychology or a closely related discipline. Highest priority will be given to applicants who demonstrate promise of becoming outstanding scholars with research programs that can be supported by external funding, excellence in teaching through advancing and supporting initiatives that deepen pedagogical knowledge and sustain motivated learning in all students, and the ability to provide research mentorship to undergraduate and graduate students in the laboratory.
The Department of Psychology strongly emphasizes research, operating research-focused PhD and MA graduate programs. The core research and doctoral training areas include Cognitive, Developmental, Neuroscience, and Social Psychology. The department offers excellent facilities, including individual lab space, in-house tech support, ample and well-organized subject pool and the Rutgers University Brain Imaging Center (RUBIC; rubic.rutgers.edu). For more information about the department: https://sasn.rutgers.edu/academics-admissions/academic-departments/psychology
Priority will be given to applications received by October 15, 2021 but will continue the search until the position is filled.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Ph.D. in psychology or a closely related discipline.
Posting Number: 21FA0565
Location: Rutgers University-Newark
Internal Number: 132536
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