Quantitative Psychologist

Location
Tuscaloosa
Posted
Oct 06, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition Number: 0811022

Position Summary: The Psychology Department at the University of Alabama announces an opening for a tenure track Assistant Professor with expertise in quantitative methods to begin August 2018. We particularly welcome applicants with expertise and a successful publication record in advanced quantitative and statistical methods such as structural equation modeling, longitudinal data analysis, hierarchical data analysis, multivariate data analysis, and machine learning methods.

Minimum Preferred Qualifications: The Psychology Department at the University of Alabama announces an opening for a tenure track Assistant Professor with expertise in quantitative methods to begin August 2018. Qualifications include a Ph.D. in psychology or a related field and a record of achievement in research and teaching. We particularly welcome applicants with expertise and a successful publication record in advanced quantitative and statistical methods such as structural equation modeling, longitudinal data analysis, hierarchical data analysis, multivariate data analysis, and machine learning methods. Responsibilities include maintaining an active program of research, pursuing external funding, teaching undergraduate and advanced quantitative courses at the graduate level, and a willingness to serve as a quantitative consultant to faculty and students. Candidates should be interested in both undergraduate and graduate teaching and be invested in the mentorship model of research. The University of Alabama, founded in 1831, is the flagship campus of a three-campus system. The University is located in Tuscaloosa, a city of approximately 100,000 that was named an All-America City by the National Civic League. The Department has 31 faculty and 100 graduate students distributed in four clinical (Law, Health, Gerontology, and Child) and three experimental (Cognitive, Developmental, and Social) concentrations and offers a bachelor's degree and doctoral degrees in both clinical and experimental psychology. The University of Alabama values diversity, and we encourage members of diverse backgrounds to apply for this position. Applicants should submit a cover letter outlining their qualifications and interest, a current CV, three letters of recommendation, a research statement, and a teaching statement that includes courses taught, teaching philosophy, and indicators of teaching effectiveness. Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. With the exception of letters of recommendation, materials should be submitted online at facultyjobs.ua.edu. Letters of recommendation should be emailed to mcquiggle@ua.edu. For more information on our department, visit http://psychology.ua.edu, or contact William Hart at wphart@ua.edu.

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