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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Neurodiversity Department of Psychology

Employer
The University of Alabama
Location
Tuscaloosa, Alabama

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Faculty Jobs
Social Sciences, Psychology & Behavioral Science
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Job Details

The College of Arts & Sciences at the University of Alabama (UA), Tuscaloosa, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant professor level with an emphasis on research involving neurodiversity, broadly defined. The anticipated start date is August 16, 2023. This position is part of the Department of Psychology, which has a rich and diverse group of basic, clinical, and translational researchers. This position will provide expertise in neurodiversity, and the application of neurodiversity to research in general. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. and will have completed post-doctoral training in a relevant area of psychological sciences. We seek a candidate with an active research program who has the promise of securing extramural funding to support basic and translational research in neurodiversity. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic about collaborating with researchers from other disciplines and working in multi-disciplinary teams. Although a doctoral degree in Psychology is preferred, candidates with degrees in other related fields will be considered. As Assistant Professor in the department of Psychology in either the Clinical or Experimental Areas, the successful candidate will have an active research lab that involves both undergraduate and graduate students. He or she will be expected to serve as primary advisor to students in the Psychology Department’s doctoral program as well. The successful candidate will also be expected to teach courses appropriate to their area of expertise at the undergraduate and graduate levels and contribute to departmental and university service.

Organization

The University of Alabama embodies an academic community that demands excellence in teaching, research and service and provides an inclusive, nurturing environment for the discovery of knowledge and the development of well-rounded leaders. Founded in 1831 as Alabama's first public college and known as the Capstone of Higher Education, UA provides a premier undergraduate and graduate education built upon global engagement, high-quality scholarship, outstanding teaching, and diversity and inclusivity throughout the community.

Our Mission

The University of Alabama will advance the intellectual and social condition of the people of the state, the nation and the world through the creation, translation and dissemination of knowledge with an emphasis on quality programs in the areas of teaching, research and service.

Our Vision

The University of Alabama will be known as the university of choice for the best and brightest students in Alabama, and all students who seek exceptional educational opportunities. The University of Alabama will be a student-centered research university and an academic community united in its commitment to enhance the quality of life for all Alabamians and the citizens of the nation and the world.

Our Core Values

The University of Alabama is committed to:

  • Undergraduate education that produces socially-conscious, ethical and well-rounded leaders who are grounded in their subject matter and capable of controlling their own destinies.
  • Graduate education that is deeply vested in subject matter knowledge, professional content, research skills and creative activity.
  • Public outreach and service that is held in the highest regard and fosters impactful public engagement to enhance the quality of life for the citizens of Alabama, the nation and the world.
  • Campus life that embodies collaboration, collegiality, respect and a culture of inclusivity.

Our Strategic Goals

  • Provide a premier undergraduate and graduate education that offers a global perspective and is characterized by outstanding teaching, high-quality scholarship and distinctive curricular and co-curricular programs. Increase the University’s productivity and innovation in research, scholarship and creative activities that impact economic and societal development.
  • Enrich our learning and work environment by providing an accepting, inclusive community that attracts and supports a diverse faculty, staff and student body.
  • Provide opportunities and resources that facilitate work-life balance and enhance the recruitment and retention of outstanding faculty and staff.
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