Boca Raton
May 20, 2019
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job location: Boca Raton

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-05-13
Req: REQ06201
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Position Summary:

The Department of Psychology at Florida Atlantic University, together with the Institute for Sensing and Embedded Network Systems Engineering (I-SENSE), seek outstanding candidates for an open-rank position at the intersection of psychology, computation, and smart systems. This position is contingent upon funding. The successful candidate will establish a program of funded research that entails the innovative use of sensing technology, computational approaches, or data analytics (or some combination) to advance our understanding of the processes/mechanisms that guide human behavior, intersecting with departmental strengths in cognitive, developmental, or social psychology. Possible research foci include (but are not exclusive to) computer-vision or multi-sensor network analysis for tracking and/or analyzing human behavior in vivo, deep-learning approaches for analyzing behavioral ‘big data’, or computer modelling of social agents and systems.  The position, housed in the Department of Psychology (, will have access to resources provided by I-SENSE (, designated as a core strategic area of research by Florida Atlantic University.

Florida Atlantic University, with its main campus in Boca Raton, is one of the most ethnically diverse institutions in the Florida state university system, with status as a Hispanic-serving institution. Our community features excellent schools, a vibrant and safe community, and a sub-tropical climate conducive to year-round outdoor activities.

Review of applications will begin on June 1, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

Minimum Qualifications:

A Ph.D. or equivalent degree from an accredited institution in psychology or a related field required by the time of application.

Candidates whose research programs have strong translational implications, particularly with regard to health are preferred.


Commensurate with Experience

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Boca Raton

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Special Instructions to Applicant:

This position is open until filled and may close without prior notice.

All applicants must apply electronically to the currently posted position on the Office of Human Resources' job website ( by completing the required employment application for this recruitment and submitting the related documents.

The site permits the attachment of required/requested documentation. In addition to completing the online application, please upload the following: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research and the names and contact information for at least three references and copies of official transcripts scanned into an electronic format.

PLEASE NOTE: A maximum of five (5) documents may be attached to your application. If more than five (5) documents are required for submission, please combine additional documents into one attachment to not exceed the maximum permitted.

Degrees from outside the United States must be validated by an organization belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Service (NACES), with an indication of the documents the evaluation was prepared from (official transcripts, diplomas, dissertation abstracts). The evaluation should be scanned and electronically attached to one's application as with other US-based transcripts.

Prior to appointment, the candidate must submit official, sealed transcripts from all institutions where graduate coursework was attempted, whether or not a degree was obtained, as well as an original NACES evaluation, if applicable. Transcripts must be issued to Florida Atlantic University not to you as the student.

A background check will be required for the candidate selected for this position. This position is subject to funding.

Individuals requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057. 711

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