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Assistant Professor of Psychology

Oakland University

Rochester, MI
The Department of Psychology at Oakland University (http://www.oakland.edu/psychology) invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY at the Assistant Professor level beginning Fall, 2013. Qualified applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. in psychology, or a closely related field, with a clear emphasis on conducting scholarly research in DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY (broadly defined), and who has interests that complement those of existing faculty. A market competitive salary plus excellent fringe benefits are provided.

Qualified applicants must show a capacity to develop a productive, independent program of research in his/her area of expertise as evidenced through publications in academic journals. Candidates should be prepared to teach courses in developmental psychology as well as an area of specialization at the undergraduate and graduate levels and become involved in university and professional service activities. The normal teaching load is four courses per academic year (two in each of Fall and Winter semesters). The Department of Psychology has a rapidly expanding Masters and PhD program with its inaugural class beginning in Fall, 2012. Preference will be given to those candidates who are prepared to mentor undergraduate students and graduate students at the Masters and PhD levels.

Oakland University is a state-supported comprehensive institution with approximately 20,000 students located in a rapidly developing suburban area 30 miles north of Detroit (see www.oakland.edu). Oakland University is an ADVANCE institution, one of a limited number of universities in receipt of NSF funds in support of our commitment to increased diversity and the participation and advancement of women and underrepresented minorities in STEM.

In addition to a curriculum vitae and cover letter, applicants must submit electronically a statement of professional interests and goals regarding teaching and research and up to three representative reprints or preprints at “http://academicjobs.oakland.edu/postings/458.” Please arrange for electronic submission of at least three letters of reference. Inquiries and letters of reference should be directed to to Dr. Mary B. Eberly Lewis, Search Committee Chair, eberly@oakland.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Oakland University is an equal opportunity employer, and women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

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