The Departments of Applied Psychology and Art + Design at Northeastern University seek candidates for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor position in Intensive Data Collection and Data Visualization. Ideal candidates will have expertise and interest in applying analytic techniques to diverse areas of applied psychology and/or design. This may include research using mobile health data, digital phenotyping, and examining changes in multi-level systems, or other forms of densely sampled longitudinal data (e.g., social media, EMA, geospatial, psychophysiological). Interest and experience with data driven design processes is desired. The areas of application of these techniques may involve a broad range of topics including but not limited to: mental health, prevention and health promotion, academic wellbeing and outcomes, learning and individual differences, equity and social justice issues, data visualization, and visual design. Candidates should have experience in, or a commitment to, working with diverse student populations in a culturally diverse work and educational environment. Women, candidates of color, differently abled and gender non-conforming candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
The successful candidate will be jointly appointed in the Departments of Applied Psychology and Art + Design. The successful candidate will be able to teach a variety of classes in their area of expertise to graduate students in Applied Psychology with particular interest in candidates with the capacity to teach statistical sequences. The candidate will also teach in undergraduate and graduate Design programs in CAMD such as Graphic and Information Design (BFA), Interaction Design (BFA), Experience Design (BFA/MS/MFA), Information Design and Data Visualization (MS/MFA) or in the Interdisciplinary Media and Design program (PhD).
Responsibilities include: (a) mentoring students at all levels (e.g., serving on capstone and dissertation/thesis committees); (b) leading an active line of funded research; (c) teaching graduate courses in both departments, and (d) providing service at the Department, College, and University levels.
Minimum qualifications include: (a) earned doctorate in Applied Psychology (e.g., Clinical, Counseling, School), Behavioral Science, Information Science, Quantitative Psychology, Human-computer Interaction, or a related field required by the appointment start date; (b) documented teaching experience (and documentation of teaching effectiveness, if available); (c) evidence of a robust research portfolio and demonstrated extramural funding (or the promise to secure such funding) by appointment start date.
Desirable qualifications include: licensure and/or certification in one’s field; demonstrated expertise and interest in applying analytic techniques to diverse areas of applied psychology and/or design. This may include research using mobile health data, digital phenotyping, and examining changes in mental health outcomes in multi-level systems, or other forms of densely sampled longitudinal data (e.g., social media, EMA, geospatial, psychophysiological).
The full position announcement can be found at https://careers.hrm.northeastern.edu/en-us/job/504402/assistantassociate-professor). Any questions can be directed toward Dr. Amy Briesch (firstname.lastname@example.org), co-chair of the search committee.