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Assistant Professor, Applied Psychology

Rider University

Lawrenceville, NJ
The Department of Psychology at Rider University seeks applicants for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor. Candidates should hold a Ph.D. in psychology with a record of active scholarship in an area of applied psychology such as organizational behavior, health psychology, group dynamics, forensics or applied behavior analysis. Candidates should be prepared to teach from among introduction to psychology, a statistics course, a research methods course, as well as undergraduate courses in their area of specialization. Graduate teaching in our MA in Applied Psychology: Applied Behavior Analysis is possible for individuals holding the BCBA certification. The workload is six sections per academic year. Rider University places a high value on student/faculty collaboration and university-based or community research. Candidates are invited to view the Department’s web page for further description of our program http://www.rider.edu/172_1704.htm.

The Rider University community is composed of faculty, staff and students from a wide range of culturally diverse backgrounds. Applicants should be experienced with, and committed to work in and with, such a diverse population. Candidates with a demonstrated commitment supportive of the multicultural needs of Rider University and the surrounding community are highly desired. Rider is a private, coeducational university located near Princeton, NJ, and within easy driving distance or train ride to New York City and Philadelphia. For 2012, Rider is ranked in the top tier of Regional Universities – North category by US News and World Report; and The Princeton Review has named Rider among its “Best 376 Colleges” in the nation. Both publications have ranked Rider favorably in their respective surveys for several years. Further information is available at www.rider.edu.

All applicants must complete an on-line application at www.rider.edu/hr, ‘Employment Opportunities’; ‘Create Application’; and attach letter of interest describing an ongoing program of scholarly activity and how students will be integrated into their research program. In addition a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching interests, evidence of teaching effectiveness are required. Undergraduate and graduate transcripts and three letters of recommendation also are required and can be sent separately to: Manager of Employment, Rider University, 2083 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648-3099, Position 312335.

Rider University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer dedicated to excellence through diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, sex, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, or any other non-job related criteria.

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Ad has been online since November 7, 2012
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