University of Vermont

Department of Psychology

Posted Faculty Positions
Assistant Professor (Tenure Track)
Requisition #032897
Job Overview
The Department of Psychology at the University of Vermont seeks to fill a tenure-track position in Developmental Psychology at the Assistant Professor level to begin August, 2010.
Typical Functions
The successful candidate will be expected to: 1) undertake an active program of research that leads to publication and presentation in peer-reviewed scholarly outlets and to seek extramural funding for that research; and 2) share responsibility for teaching introductory child developmental psychology, teach upper-division undergraduate courses, a graduate course in own specialty area, and other courses as needed by the department (e.g., statistics).
Posting Qualifications or Equivalent Combination of Education & Experience
Candidates should have an established program of independent research in social-emotional or social-cognitive development, focused on one or more periods of development from infancy through adolescence. Expertise in developmental psychopathology, statistics, and/or bio-behavioral processes is desirable. Research interests must complement and expand those of current developmental faculty. Applicants must have a doctorate in psychology or human development, a strong record of publications, extramural funding experience, and demonstrated excellence in teaching.
Other Information
Commitment to diversity and inclusion required. For more information regarding the University of Vermont's diversity initiatives, please visit the President's web site at:
The University of Vermont is committed to building a culturally diverse educational environment and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and/or service. Applicants are requested to included in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal.
Review of applications will begin on November 15th. The University of Vermont is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. The Department is committed to increasing diversity and welcomes applications from women and underrepresented ethnic, racial, and cultural groups, sexual minorities, and people with disabilities. Departmental information is available at The University of Vermont is located in the city of Burlington, one of the country's most livable small cities, according to numerous lists and rankings. Burlington has an unusually rich cultural scene for a city its size, with many opportunities for community involvement.
How to Apply
Attach curriculum vitae to your application. Send hard copies of representative publications, statements of research and teaching interests, and three (3) letters of recommendation to: Professor Susan Crockenberg, Department of Psychology, University of Vermont, 2 Colchester Avenue, Burlington, VT 05405-0134.
Apply online at Search for the position using department name (Psychology) only.
The University of Vermont is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The Department is committed to increasing faculty diversity and welcomes applications from women and underrepresented ethnic, racial, and cultural groups, and from people with disabilities.

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