Assistant Professor

Charlottesville, VA
Oct 03, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Assistant Professor

Position Type: Teaching and Research Faculty

Department: Department of Psychology

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 09-14-2016

Posting Summary:
The UVa Arts & Sciences Department of Psychology invites applicants for a faculty position in Quantitative Psychology at the rank of Assistant (tenure-track) Professor. We seek candidates who are dedicated to our research mission and passionate about teaching in a world-class institution.

The UVa Quantitative Psychology area provides PhD and Postdoctoral training while maintaining a research focus on statistical, computational and mathematical modeling of complex behavioral and physiological data. The collaborative environment is rich, including University-wide links with the schools of Engineering, Medicine and Education as well as national and international collaborations, e.g., the OpenMx project and the Max Planck International School for the Life Course. We particularly welcome applications from individuals who are developing novel methods and models, implementing open source software, and collaborating broadly in one or more of the substantive areas represented in the UVa Psychology Department: Developmental, Cognitive, Clinical, Community, and Systems & Sensory Neuroscience.

The College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, with 10,000 students and 750 faculty members, is the largest of the University of Virginia's 11 schools and is the institution's intellectual core. Our mission is to equip students with the ability and desire to make a difference in the world and inspire others to do the same. We aspire to be an international leader in research and graduate education while maintaining our long-standing reputation for excellence in undergraduate education.

Applicants must have received a PhD in psychology or a computational/statistical/mathematical field by the appointment start date.

In addition to developing external funding to support research endeavors, candidates will be expected to teach at the graduate and undergraduate levels and provide service to the University, Department, and professional organizations.

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2016; however, the position will remain open until filled. The earliest appointment start date will be July 25, 2017.

To apply candidates must submit a Candidate Profile through Jobs@UVa (, search on posting number 0619516. Electronically attach the following: cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for three references.

Questions regarding the application process should be directed to: Rich Haverstrom,

The University will perform background checks on all new faculty hires prior to making a final offer of employment.

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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