Assistant Professor in Developmental Science, Psychological & Brain Sciences, College of Arts & Sciences Tracking Code23599932590905Job Description
The Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences at Boston University invites applicants for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Developmental Science to begin July 2024. The areas of research expertise desired are ethnic and/or cultural influences on child development and/or the impact of structural racism on child development. Specific topic areas (e.g., social, emotional, cognition, and language) may vary.
The successful candidate will be expected to establish a vigorous, externally supported program of research, engage in research training, and teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Application of advanced quantitative methods to the substantive research program would be valued. Boston University expects excellence in teaching and in research and is committed to building a culturally, racially, and ethnically diverse scholarly community. The successful candidate will be offered a competitive salary and start-up funding.
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Applications and supporting materials will only be accepted at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/25521. Applicants should upload a curriculum vita, a cover letter, a statement of teaching experience and interests, a statement of research interests, copies of three representative scholarly papers, and three letters of reference. As part of the teaching statement (or cover letter), we invite you to describe your cultural competencies and experiences engaging a diverse student body. The deadline for applications is October 1, 2023. Inquiries may be directed to Mary Perry, Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences, Boston University, 64 Cummington Mall, Boston, MA 02215 (email@example.com).
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Job LocationBoston, Massachusetts, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/Regular