Asst Professor

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Description of Department/Program:

The Department of Psychology & Neuroscience ( at the University of Colorado Boulder is recognized as one of the premier academic homes for the integration of psychology and neuroscience through our commitment to research, undergraduate education, and graduate training that all emphasize rigorous scientific methods, interdisciplinary collaboration, and a focus on the interplay between biology, brain, mind, and behavior. The Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at the University of Colorado Boulder ( invites applications for a tenure-track position in Social Psychology at the Assistant Professor level to begin Fall 2017. We are particularly interested in applicants who study motivation, social judgment, and decision making. The ideal candidate would also have strong quantitative skills and the ability to teach quantitative courses. Strong neuroscience skills would also be favorably considered.

Overview of Job Duties:

For this position, successful applicants should have an outstanding record of research achievement, potential for extramural funding, interests in collaborative interdisciplinary research, and have a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate education. Successful candidates will have a record of independent research, and will be expected to develop and maintain a strong research program, as well as contribute to the department's undergraduate and graduate training mission.

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Minimum Qualifications:

A Ph.D. in Social Psychology or related field is required.

Special Instructions to Applicants:Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2016; applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To submit/upload applicant materials of large file size over 5 MB, please do so by accessing the following link [insert link]: For more information regarding the large file size solution, a quick step guide can be accessed via Large File Size Uploads for Department HR . If you have technical difficulties submitting application information, please contact the CU Careers help desk at 303-860-4200, extension 2 or All other job related inquiries should be directed to the posting contact for this posting: Tim Greeson, at: 303-492-3888.

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References, Additional Attachments - Refer to Application Materials Instructions Below

Application Materials Instructions:To apply, please submit the materials listed below to this posting at with the following naming convention "LastName_FirstName_NameofDocument", i.e., Smith_John_CV: 1. Letter of application. 2. Curriculum vitae. 3. Statement of research interests. 4. Statement of teaching interests and experience. 5. Three representative reprints/preprints (compiled into one document). 6. Contact information for three references, who may be asked to provide letters of recommendation upon invitation.

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Boulder

Department: B0001 -- Boulder Campus - 10190 - Psych-Psychology

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Sep 7, 2016

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Leaf Van Boven

Posting Contact Email:

Position Number: 00726184


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