The Department of Educational Psychology at The University of Georgia is pleased to announce a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor. We seek an individual with training in applied cognition, development, or motivation with connections to the content areas of mathematics or science education. The successful candidate will be a member of the Applied Cognition and Development faculty with a tenure home in the Department of Educational Psychology.
Qualifications include an earned doctorate at the time of employment in the fields of Educational, Developmental, or Experimental Psychology or a closely related field, a record of scholarly research, and evidence of the potential to secure external funding to support research. The successful applicant will be expected to maintain an active research program, mentor students, direct theses and dissertations, seek and obtain external funding, and participate in faculty governance. This position requires teaching the equivalent of two graduate-level courses per semester in the program. Compensation is highly competitive with excellent benefits.
The University of Georgia, a land-grant/sea-grant university, is the largest and most comprehensive educational institution in Georgia. The University enrolls approximately 35,000 students and is located in the rolling hills of northeast Georgia. Athens is approximately one hour from metropolitan Atlanta and also within easy access to coastal areas and the scenic Georgia, North Carolina, and Tennessee mountains. The Athens community has a rich culture that coexists with the university creating a vibrant art and music scene and a stimulating intellectual environment (http://www.visitathensga.com).
For more information about the program, the department, and the University of Georgia, please visit our website at http://www.coe.uga.edu/epsy/ and related links.
Review of applications will begin November 15, 2014. Complete applications received by that date will be assured consideration. Applicants should submit: a letter of interest that addresses qualifications in the areas detailed above, a current curriculum vita, reprints of published research articles, and a list of the names of three professional references. Reference letters should be sent directly to the department by referees. Materials should be sent to Professor Martha Carr, Search Committee Chair, 323 Aderhold Hall, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602; phone: 706-542-4110. Applications submitted electronically should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Anticipated start date is August 2015.
The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.Georgia is an Open Records state. Persons who need reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act in order to participate in the search process should notify the search chair.