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Assistant Professor - Quantitative Psychology

Employer
University of Colorado Colorado Springs
Location
Colorado Springs, CO

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Social Sciences, Psychology & Behavioral Science
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Description
The Psychology Department at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs (UCCS) is seeking applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor with expertise in Quantitative Psychology beginning August 2022. The department has existing strengths covering comprehensive sub-disciplines of psychology.

Candidates must have a PhD in quantitative psychology or a different sub-field of psychology with advanced quantitative expertise and demonstrated potential for excellence in research and teaching. The specific area of research specialization is open, whether their PhD is in quantitative psychology, a different sub-field of psychology, or allied field with knowledge of methodology used in the discipline of psychology.

Responsibilities include teaching a variety of undergraduate and graduate-level courses in research methodology and statistics including contemporary advanced methodologies (e.g., longitudinal methods and analysis, methods for understanding cultural group differences, SEM, nonlinear modeling, etc.); teaching core psychology survey courses and seminar courses; supervising student research activities, theses and dissertations; consulting with students and faculty on statistics and methodology and maintaining an active and productive program of empirical research.

This position has been determined to be exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

Who We Are: 

The psychology faculty are committed to excellence in teaching and research, with the expectation that faculty maintain a productive program of research with a commitment to obtain external funding. The Psychology Department currently offers a BA in Psychology, MA programs in Psychological Science (with specialty tracks in Cognition and Developmental) and Clinical Psychology (with specialty tracks in Trauma and Geropsychology), and a PhD in Clinical Psychology (with tracks in Geropsychology and in Trauma Psychology). More info can be found at https://psychology.uccs.edu/. We are committed to equity, diversity and inclusion. Therefore, the department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and/or service.

The University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) is one of four campuses in the University of Colorado system and is home to over 9,500 undergraduate and 1,900 graduate students.

Colorado Springs (pop. 450K+) is situated at the base of Pikes Peak, offers many recreational and cultural activities and was recently ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top Best Places to Live in the U.S.

What We Offer: 

Salary Range: Generally starting at $72,000 - $75,000 per academic year

The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training.

The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, and a tuition benefit. Information on university benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at http://www.cu.edu/employee-services. Total compensation goes beyond the value on the paycheck.  Please consider reviewing the Total Compensation page at Total Compensation Calculators | University of Colorado.

Tentative Search Timeline:  

    The priority deadline is September 16, 2021. The potential dates for interviews will begin in September/October 2021. The potential employee start date is August 2022.
The University of Colorado Colorado Springs is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To assist in achieving this goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history check. 

UCCS is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, the University of Colorado does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, political affiliation or political philosophy in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting the Office of Human Resources at (719) 255-3372.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each of the established essential functions and meet the physical and environment demands described satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability, physical and environmental conditions required of the employee on the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions, physical and environmental demands.

Applicants with disabilities: If you have a mental or physical impairment, which limits one of your major life activities (e.g. walking, hearing, seeing, speaking, breathing, or learning) and require special accommodations for testing or interviewing, it is your responsibility to notify the office scheduling the interview or test at least 3 working days before the interview or test date.  If you need special accommodations at the work site, you must notify the appointing authority or Human Resources.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work.



Qualifications
Minimum Requirements: 

    Candidates must have a PhD (at start date) for the position in Quantitative Psychology or a related sub-field in psychology or allied field with advanced expertise in quantitative methodology.  
Preferred Qualifications:

    One year of undergraduate and graduate teaching experience and evidence of teaching skills in the classroom and online. Demonstrated program of research that can engage undergraduate and graduate students for at least one year.
Physical Requirements: 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to move. Employee is occasionally required to have long periods of sitting, moderate bending, moderate energy requirements and fine motor skills. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.



Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Colorado Springs
Schedule: Full-time
Posting Date: Aug 16, 2021
Unposting Date: Ongoing
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