TWO OPENINGS -- West Virginia University's Department of Psychology (www. psychology.wvu.edu) invites applications for tenure-track Assistant Professor positions in Behavioral Neuroscience and Clinical Psychology beginning August 2016. Both positions require a PhD or equivalent degree in psychology or a closely related field, an active research program that complements that of the current faculty and has the potential to secure external funding, excellent written and oral communication skills, and excellent undergraduate and graduate teaching (including student research). Additional qualifications include, for Behavioral Neuroscience, strong postdoctoral experience in research, and for Clinical Psychology, the ability to secure and maintain psychology licensure in West Virginia and to teach students in clinical practica. Laboratory facilities will be assigned in our Life Sciences Building, which has a viviarium to support animal research in Behavioral Neuroscience. Additional facilities and opportunities for both positions are available through the University Health Sciences Center, the Center for Neuroscience, the Prevention Research Center, the Injury Control Research Center, and the Center for Excellence in Disabilities, and the Clinical and Translational Science Institute. The Department of Psychology has 27 full-time faculty, 90 graduate students, and 800 undergraduate pre-majors and majors. Ph.D. training is offered in Behavior Analysis (ABAI accredited), Behavioral Neuroscience, Clinical and Clinical Child Psychology (APA accredited), and Life-Span Developmental Psychology. Review of applications will begin September 15, 2015, and continue until the positions are filled. Send (electronically) a letter outlining teaching and research interests and plans for obtaining external research support, a vita, three letters of recommendation, and three (p)reprints to our administrative associate at Selena.Engebretson@mail.wvu.edu. Inquiries may be directed to Karen Anderson in Behavioral Neuroscience (304-293-2511, Karen.Anderson@mail.wvu.edu), or Amy Fiske in Clinical Psychology (304-293-1708, Amy.Fiske@mail.wvu.edu). WVU is the academic home to 29,000 students and is one of 10 U.S. land-grant institutions with an academic medical center. Morgantown, West Virginia is located within 75 minutes of Pittsburgh and 3.5 hours of Washington D.C. It has been consistently ranked among the most livable small cities in the U.S. (http://www.morgantownwv.gov/about/awards/). WVU is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The university is committed to diversity and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. WVU's Dual Career Program is designed to help meet the needs of professional couples.
William W. Stoops, Ph.D.
phone: (859) 257-5383
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University of Kentucky College of Arts and Sciences
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