Assistant Professor of Psychology. Georgia State University

 

 

Assistant Professor of Psychology. Georgia State University anticipates hiring a tenure-track faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor of Psychology, beginning Fall 2016, pending budgetary approval. The department is looking for candidates with established programs of research with strong potential for extramural funding. Preference will be given to individuals who can contribute to the Clinical Psychology program, study health disparities or mental health in diverse populations, or engage in transdisciplinary approaches to enhance health and reduce illness and disability.

 

Georgia State University is a research university located in downtown Atlanta, with nearby major medical institutions and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The department (psychology.gsu.edu) is committed to serving our diverse student body. Priority consideration will be given to applicants who contribute to the university’s interdisciplinary centers (Center for Advanced Brain Imaging, the Language Research Center, the Center for Research in Atypical Development and Learning, and the Center for Behavioral Neuroscience); initiatives (Language & Literacy, Brains & Behavior, and Partnership for Urban Health Research); or strategic plan (strategic.gsu.edu), which emphasizes building Georgia State’s strengths as an urban public research university, addressing the most challenging issues of the 21st century, and achieving distinction in globalizing the university.

 

Applicants must have a PhD in psychology or a related discipline. All application materials can be sent electronically to psysearch@gsu.edu. Applicants should include a cover letter that indicates the position of interest; a statement that discusses their program of research/scholarship, professional accomplishments and future goals; and a statement that describes their philosophy of teaching a diverse student body, in addition to evidence of teaching effectiveness. Applicants should also send a curriculum vitae and representative publications. Applicants who seek primary membership in the Clinical Psychology program should include a description of their clinical experience and interests. Lastly, applicants should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to psysearch@gsu.edu. Review of applications will begin October 15, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled. An offer of employment will be conditional on background verification. Georgia State University is an AA/EEO employer. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply. For additional information, please contact Dr. Lindsey Cohen (llcohen@gsu.edu; 404-413-6263).