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Assistant Professor of Psychology: Two Tenure-Track Openings
School of Psychology Sciences

University of Indianapolis

Indianapolis, IN
The School of Psychological Sciences (SoPS) invites applications for two tenure-track Assistant Professor of Psychology positions beginning August 2014.

Primary responsibilities include teaching three to four classes per semester within the undergraduate program and conducting research, with preference given to applicants with research in health-related areas. Additional responsibilities include mentoring undergraduate students in research, chairing dissertations/theses, teaching a course within the SoPS graduate program, and service to the SoPS and University.

Qualifications: Preference will be given to applicants with a doctorate in psychology and the ability to teach in two of the following cores areas: Biological Bases of Behavior, Learning & Cognition, Group & Individual Differences, or Developmental Psychology. ABDs may be considered with the expectation of degree completion prior to the start date. Demonstrated or potential excellence in teaching, research, obtaining grant funding, and mentoring undergraduate students is expected. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Indianapolis, one of the fastest-growing cities in the U.S. with one of America’s best downtowns according to Forbes, is the country’s 12th-largest city and offers a rich diversity of professional, artistic, cultural, and educational opportunities. Ranked in the top tier of Midwest universities by U.S. News & World Report, the University of Indianapolis is a private comprehensive liberal arts institution located 10 minutes from downtown.

The SoPS has seventeen full-time faculty and offers programs in undergraduate psychology with concentrations in occupational science, pre-physical therapy, and clinical/counseling studies, an MA clinical psychology program, and an APA-accredited PsyD program in clinical psychology. We are enjoying a period of creativity and innovation in terms of program, faculty, and curriculum development. The School offers rich opportunities for professional growth and expression. The University is moving toward an emphasis on interdisciplinary collaboration across health sciences areas (i.e., psychology, PT, OT, nursing, kinesiology, and athletic training), all of which will be located in a new campus building. For more detailed information about the undergraduate programs in the School of Psychological Sciences, visit http://psych.uindy.edu/undergrads.php.

Apply electronically at https://jobs.uindy.edu. Cover letters should (i) identify specific classes in our current curriculum that the applicant is prepared to teach, (ii) include a research program summary, and (iii) describe a method of mentoring undergraduate students through the research program. Applications will be reviewed as they are received; applicants are encouraged to have all application materials submitted by April 11, 2014.

We are especially interested in recruiting applicants from ethnically/racially diverse backgrounds and other underrepresented groups. The University of Indianapolis is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities.

When applying for this position, please mention you saw this ad in the APS Employment Network.

Ad has been online since April 2, 2014
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