Assistant Professor in Applied Psychology




Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Biological Bases of Psychopathology/Developmental Psychopathology. The psychology department at the University of New Orleans (UNO) is seeking applicants for two full-time tenure-track faculty position at the level of assistant professor. Recently recognized as the highest ranked PhD program at the University of New Orleans, the psychology department has a group of energetic and highly productive faculty. The Department has two strong and unique Ph.D. programs: one in Applied Biological Psychology and one in Applied Developmental Psychology. There is a strong context of collaboration and integration across research labs, faculty, and the programs. More information on the department is available at

We are particularly interested in candidates who have strong potential for externally funded research and whose area of research complements existing research programs in the department. Candidates with a developmental research emphasis or a biopsychology research emphasis studying the etiology, prevalence, onset, or trajectory of behaviors and stressors associated with childhood psychopathology are particularly encouraged to apply. This position comes with dedicated research space with a turn-key biosafety certified and climate controlled chemistry laboratory that includes, a -80 freezer, biosafety cabinet, microbalances, microscope, pipettes, Millipore ultrapure water system, Biotek plate reader and washer and other equipment necessary for conducting a variety of biological assays. In addition, EEG, MRI, immunological, and molecular genetic data collection equipment are available in collaboration with other laboratories in the department, university, and with community partners.


Conduct programmatic research in the biological bases of psychopathology, undergraduate and graduate teaching, supervision of graduate students, and service to the department, university and community.


Applicants must have a Ph.D. in psychology; individuals trained in any area of developmental or biological psychology will be considered, as long as their research contributes to theories and/or applications related to psychopathology.


Expertise in psychophysiology or behavioral medicine, especially those with translational research programs or interests.


Commensurate with experience and qualifications.




Review of applications will begin on March 1, 2017 and continue until the available positions are filled. Position will remain open until filled. To assure full consideration, applications should be received by March 1, 2017.




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