Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Biological Bases of Psychopathology/Developmental Psychopathology

POSITION SUMMARY: 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 http://www.uno.edu/cos/psychology/index.aspx.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: PhD in psychology or closely related field.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: 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.

DATE POSTED: January 18, 2017

CLOSING DATE: Priority will be given to applications received by March 1st, 2017, although the search will continue until the position is filled.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applicants should submit (a) letter of application, (b) curriculum vita, (c) research and teaching statement, (d) representative reprints, and (e) three letters of recommendation (enclosed or sent separately by the letter writers). Materials should be sent electronically as a PDF document to senelson@uno.edu or through mail to: Chair, Faculty Search Committee; Department of Psychology; 2001 Geology and Psychology Bldg.; New Orleans, LA, 70148. Informal inquiries about the position can be sent to Professor Robert Laird PhD, director of the Applied Developmental PhD program and the search committee chair, at rlaird@uno.edu.

All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to retirement status and without regard to an applicant's having previously accused the UL System Board or any of its universities of unlawful discrimination. Retirement status shall not be considered in the hiring process by any University in the UL System.
The University of New Orleans is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women, ethnic minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.