Tenure Track Developmental Psychology

Feb 12, 2021

Position Title Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Psychology (Developmental)
Classification Title FT Faculty UDMPU (9 month)
Position Number  
City/Campus Detroit - McNichols
Department Psychology
Position Status Full Time - Faculty Nine Month
Position Summary

The Department of Psychology at the University of Detroit Mercy seeks to fill a tenure-track position beginning August 2021 at the rank of Assistant Professor (although outstanding candidates at another rank may be considered). The position is in the area of developmental psychology.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

For this position, the successful applicant will be responsible for teaching courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels; developing a successful research program; advising undergraduate students; supervising student research; and engaging in service to the program, department, college, university, and profession. The developmental psychology position will manage the Developmental Psychology major and minor and meet graduate program needs for developmental psychology expertise.

Minimum Qualifications

- A Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology or a related discipline
- Strong affinity for and ability to teach at undergraduate and graduate levels
- Clear evidence of research productivity or potential
- Clear evidence of the capacity to direct undergraduate and master’s-level research projects as well as doctoral dissertations
- Commitment to cultural inclusion and diversity
- Area of specialization is open, with preference for research that focuses on bi-directional levels of influence of biological and social factors on behavior at any phase of the lifespan, research methods, or quantitative methods

Preferred Qualifications  
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities  
Physical Requirements

Job may require lifting light weight objects (1 to 10 pounds) with no repetitive bending or stooping. Occasionally lift average weight objects (1 to 10 pounds).

Work Environment

Regular exposure to favorable conditions such as those found in a normal office.

Open Date 01/29/2021
Salary/Pay Information Commensurate with experience
Special Instructions to Applicants

Review of applications will begin March 15 and continue until the position has been filled. Applications should include a cover letter that addresses research and teaching (e.g., philosophy, experience, and future plans), vitae, three recommendation letters, selected preprints/reprints, evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., course evaluations, assignments), and a diversity statement (e.g., your values related to diversity, your experiences working with diverse populations, and your future plans related to inclusivity). Please upload all application materials except for letters of recommendation. Letters of recommendation may be sent directly from the recommenders to Ms. Valerie Williams (williavw@udmercy.edu).

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