Position Description:

The School of Psychological Sciences invites applicants for a full-time tenure-track, Assistant Professor position in Educational Psychology. Area of research is open. Preference is for an individual who will contribute to our undergraduate psychology program as well as our M.A. and Ph.D. programs in Educational Psychology. The successful applicant will have an established record of, or show significant potential for, excellent undergraduate and graduate instruction, scholarly contributions to the discipline, advising, and mentoring of student researchers.

Minimum Qualifications:

Ph.D. or ABD in Educational Psychology or a closely-related discipline. Record of, or strong potential for, excellent instruction, scholarship, advising, and mentoring of student researchers

Closing Date: Open Until Filled or search is cancelled

Requested Start Date: August 14, 2017

Application Materials, Contact, and Application Deadline:

Required: cover letter, curriculum vitae and re/preprints must be part of the electronic application. Also, applicants must identify three references who will be contacted directly for letters of support if candidates advance to the semifinalist stage. Optional documents such as statement of teaching philosophy and teaching evaluations may be uploaded as well. Please submit applications at http://careers.unco.edu.

Contact for questions regarding the position may be referred to:

Name, title:           Kevin Pugh, Search Committee Chair

Department:          School of Psychological Sciences

Phone:                   970-351-2989

Email:                    kevin.pugh@unco.edu

Salary and Benefits:

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits may include health, life, and dental insurance, as well as a selection of several defined contribution retirement programs. Other benefits may be available based on position. Dependents and Spouses of UNC Employees who are employed as .5 FTE or above are entitled to and eligible for Dependent Tuition Grants. Dependent Tuition Grants will cover in-state tuition charges and undergraduate students must register for the College Opportunity Fund to receive the grant. Further requirements may exist.

Additional Requirements:

Satisfactory completion of a background check, educational check, and authorization to work in the United States is required after a conditional offer of employment has been made. If a degree is required, original transcripts must be submitted within one (1) month of hire.

Location and Environment:

The University of Northern Colorado is a research intensive institution enrolling approximately 12,000 graduate and undergraduate students. The university, founded in 1889, is located in Greeley, Colorado, which has a growing population of 80,000 and is situated an hour north of Denver and 55 miles east of the Rocky Mountains. Further information about UNC and the City of Greeley is available at http://www.unco.edu.

The University of Northern Colorado is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, creed, religion, sexual preference or veteran status. For more information or issues of equity or fairness or claims of discrimination contact the UNC AA/EEO/Title IX Officer at UNC Human Resource Services, Campus Box 54, Carter Hall 2002, Greeley, CO 80639, or call 970-351-2718.