The Department of Psychology at the University of Utah invites applications for a two-year visiting faculty position at the assistant professor level. The specialty within developmental is open, but candidates with a strong background in cognitive development and/or cultural and contextual influences on cognitive development will be especially welcome. Applicants should have the ability and interest to teach a graduate course in developmental theories, a graduate course in cognitive development, as well as undergraduate courses in either child, adolescent, or adult development. Applicants who can also teach undergraduate courses in statistics and/or research methods will be especially competitive. The Department of Psychology values interdisciplinary approaches to research and training, and strongly encourages collaboration across four traditional programs (Clinical, Developmental, Social, and Cognition and Neural Sciences).
The University of Utah is a PAC-12 institution located in Salt Lake City and nestled in the foothills of the Wasatch Mountains. With an enrollment of 31,000 students, it is the flagship university for the state of Utah. The University Administration provides strong support for faculty research in the Psychology Department. The Department of Psychology is committed to the goal of promoting diversity in academia and welcomes candidates whose interest and skills contribute to this goal.
Please submit a letter detailing current research and teaching interests, a vita, representative reprints or preprints of publications, and contact information for three individuals who will provide letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
The University of Utah is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educator. The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students. Minorities, women and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans preference. Reasonable accommodations provided. For additional information: http://www.regulations.utah.edu/humanResources/5-106.html.