Assistant Professor, Developmental Psychology

Montclair, NJ
Mar 02, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Montclair State is New Jersey's second largest university. It offers the advantages of a large university - a broad undergraduate curriculum with a global focus, a wide variety of superior graduate programs through the doctoral level, and a diverse faculty and student body - combined with a small college's attention to students.

Posting Date September 3, 2016

Position Title Assistant Professor, Developmental Psychology

Vacancy # V-F19

Department College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Division Academic Affairs

Job Description

The Department of Psychology at Montclair State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Developmental Psychology to begin September 2017. This position is ideal for a candidate whose research contributes to the understanding of development in childhood and/or adolescence, and relates broadly to other strengths in the department including social psychology, perception and cognition, neuroscience, psychometrics and statistics, or clinical applications. We are particularly interested in a scholar who focuses on development in middle/late childhood/adolescence, including research areas such as development of self, peer relationships, bullying, gender development, moral development, etc. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated excellence in teaching and evidence of scholarly productivity commensurate with experience. Doctorate in developmental psychology or experimental, cognitive, social psychology, with a focus in developmental, is required; post-doctoral experience is highly desirable. Experience with grant writing, and successful grant applications are also highly desirable. Applicants should expect to teach courses with commitment to the undergraduate, M.A. Psychology, and combined BA/MA 5 year program. Candidates will be expected to develop an active research program leading to publication with undergraduates and graduate students.

Qualifications & Requirements

Ph.D. in psychology or related field with focus in developmental psychology.

Salary Range
Commensurate with experience.

Anticipated Start Date September 1, 2017

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Application (CV, application letter discussing teaching and research statements, recommendation letters, representative publications) to: Search Committee Chair,

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