Assistant Professor

Job description

Assistant Professor Please see Special Instructions for more details. To apply, complete a candidate profile and submit a letter of interest, a CV, a research statement, a teaching statement, contact information for three current references, and a sample of current scholarship online at http://jobs.ecu.edu. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. Official transcript is required upon employment. Inquiries about the position can be addressed to the search committee chair, Alexander M. Schoemann, [email protected] Posting Details

Position Information

Job TitleAssistant ProfessorPosition Number 940353Vacancy Open to All Candidates Department AAH PsychologyDepartment Homepage http://www.ecu.edu/cs-cas/psyc/Advertising Department PSYCHOLOGY, DEPT OFDivision Academic AffairsClassification Title Assistant ProfessorWorking Title Assistant ProfessorNumber of Vacancies 1Full Time Equivalent (FTE) 1.0Full Time or Part Time Full TimeRecruitment RangeCommensurate with QualificationsPosition Location (City) GreenvillePosition TypeFaculty (Teaching)Job Category Faculty (Teaching)Organizational Unit Overview

East Carolina University (http://www.ecu.edu) is a Doctoral/Research-Intensive University, and a member of the 17-campus University of North Carolina System. The University enrolls around 29,000 students, with over 5,500 pursuing graduate and professional degrees. ECU is located in Greenville, NC (pop. 91,500), which lies about 80 miles east of Raleigh and a short distance from the Atlantic coast. The Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences is home to 16 academic departments. Harriot College faculty are well recognized on campus, nationally, and internationally for their efforts in research, teaching, and service, as evidenced by publications in leading journals, and by the numerous awards and professional appointments that they have received. Harriot College departments offer degrees at the bachelor’s level, and in some departments at the master’s and doctoral levels.

The Department of Psychology (psychology.ecu.edu) has 38 full-time faculty members, over 800 undergraduate majors and minors, Master’s programs in School and Industrial/Organizational Psychology, and a doctoral program in Health Psychology. The Health Psychology program is comprised of three separate training concentrations in Clinical Health Psychology, Occupational Health Psychology, and Pediatric School Psychology. The Department also participates in an interdisciplinary BA/BS program in Neuroscience and offers a graduate certificate in Quantitative Methods for the Social Sciences. Psychology faculty routinely receive College and University-level teaching awards and are recognized nationally and internationally for their scholarship and professional leadership. Faculty have recently received grants funded from HRSA, IES, NCI, NHLBI, NIMH, and NSF. Finally, faculty routinely collaborate across ECU’s two campuses, and have established connections with Criminal Justice, Dental Medicine, Education, Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, and Cardiology.

Job Duties

The Department of Psychology invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor with a specialization in Quantitative Psychology, beginning August 10, 2020, contingent upon available funding. The successful applicant will develop an active research program, secure extramural funding, contribute to the graduate certificate in Quantitative Methods for the Social Sciences and teach undergraduate and graduate level courses in statistics and research design/methods.

The primary teaching responsibilities for this position will be undergraduate and graduate statistics. In addition to statistics and research design, the successful applicant will also teach/consult in such substantive areas as multivariate statistics, structural equation modeling, hierarchal linear modeling, item response theory, Bayesian statistics, big data methods, or mixture models at the graduate level. Although not required, the ability to affiliate with one of our existing graduate programs and make a substantive contribution to graduate education in that area is considered quite advantageous.

ECU seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff, and administration. To promote the university’s diversity goal, the Department of Psychology values diversity and strongly encourages applications from women, people of color, and historically underrepresented groups.

Minimum Education/Experience

A PhD in Psychology or related discipline including but not limited to Education or Public Health is required. Qualifying degrees must be conferred by an appropriately accredited institution.

License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation

None

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

The ideal candidate will have an established research program that utilizes advanced quantitative methods such as structural equation modeling, multilevel modeling, item response theory, Bayesian statistics, big data methods, mixture models etc. The successful candidate is expected to establish a collaborative, synergistic, productive, and externally funded research program, and to be an excellent teacher at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Special Instructions to Applicant

To apply, complete a candidate profile and submit a letter of interest, a CV, a research statement, a teaching statement, contact information for three current references, and a sample of current scholarship online at http://jobs.ecu.edu. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. Official transcript is required upon employment. Inquiries about the position can be addressed to the search committee chair, Alexander M. Schoemann, [email protected]

Additional Instructions to Applicant

In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable.

Job Open Date 07/30/2019Open Until FilledYesJob Close Date - Positions will be posted until 11:59 p.m. EST on this date. If no closing date is indicated, the position may close at any time after the initial screening date.Initial Screening Begins 10/01/2019Rank LevelAssistant ProfessorQuick Link for Direct Access to Posting http://ecu.peopleadmin.com/postings/29517AA/EOE

East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department for Disability Support Services at (252) 737-1016 (Voice/TTY).

Eligibility for Employment

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Office of Human Resources Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to [email protected] Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.

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