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Assistant Professor (Behavioral Neuroscience) and Assistant Professor (Developmental)

Grand Valley State University

Allendale, MI
GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY. Two tenure-track positions, both at the Assistant Professor level, beginning Fall, 2013. A doctorate in Psychology is required, with all requirements for the degree completed by Fall, 2013. We seek candidates whose background, training, and accomplishments provide concrete evidence that they will be excellent teachers, researchers, and colleagues. All candidates must be committed to undergraduate liberal education, with research interests that can involve undergraduates. We also expect candidates for all our faculty positions to have the background necessary to teach Introductory Psychology and Research Methods.
BEHAVIORAL NEUROSCIENCE: We seek candidates with research experience and teaching interests in Behavioral Neuroscience. Candidates should be well-prepared to teach courses in Behavioral Neuroscience and in their specialized subdiscipline.
DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY: We seek candidates with research experience and teaching interests in Developmental Psychology. Candidates should be well-prepared to teach courses related to development, including Child Development and Lifespan Development.
The Psychology Department at Grand Valley State University (www.gvsu.edu/psychology) is research-engaged and undergraduate-focused. There is excellent laboratory, computer, and library support. Grand Valley State University enrolls over 24,000 students. Psychology offices are on the Allendale campus, a suburb of Grand Rapids.
Apply online at https://www.gvsujobs.org. For assistance with the online application, phone Human Resources at (616) 331-2215. A complete application will include a Letter of Application summarizing the candidate’s qualifications, a Statement of Teaching Interests, a Statement of Research Interests, and a Curriculum Vitae, all submitted online. In addition, three letters of recommendation are required, and these, as well as representative reprints/preprints, should be mailed to the Psychology Search Committee, Psychology Department, 2224 Au Sable Hall, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI 49401. Telephone: (616) 331-2195. Fax: (616) 331-2480. Queries may be addressed to the Chair of the Psychology Department, Robert W. Hendersen (hendersr@gvsu.edu). Applications will not be reviewed until they are complete. Review of applications will begin December 7, 2012, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Grand Valley State University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Institution.

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