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Assistant Professor of Psychology
Behavioral Science

Utah Valley University

Orem, UT
The Department of Behavioral Sciences at Utah Valley University announces a tenure track assistant professor position in psychology beginning Fall, 2013. Qualifications include: earned doctorate in psychology and evidence of excellence in university teaching, and potential excellence in scholarship and service. Applicants may be ABD at the time of application, but must defend their dissertation before the beginning of Fall 2013. Specialization area is open, but candidates who can teach physiological psychology and psychopharmacology are particularly desired. Screening will begin on January 16th and will continue until the position is filled.

The Department of Behavioral Sciences currently consists of twenty full-time faculty members and numerous adjunct faculty members from the community. Over thirteen hundred students currently major in Behavioral Sciences, with emphases in Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Family Studies and Anthropology. Our approach to professional education is best described as student-centered and demands a high level of faculty-student engagement. The department is involved in the community and this involvement provides rich resources for student education, continued faculty development, and service to the community. No single theoretical orientation predominates in the department.

Utah Valley was given University status by the state in July of 2008. The original mission of this school was to provide technical training to Utahans seeking careers since the 1970’s, but the institution has grown to include man traditional forms of university education as well for both national and international students. The University currently boasts over 30,000 students, and enrollments have grown every semester for the previous nine semesters. The campus is technologically well equipped to support education and scholarship.

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