Psychology – Assistant Professor (AA25371)

Position Overview

Organization: College of Arts and Sciences, Psychology

Title : Assistant Professor

Search Number : AA25371

Position Details

The Department of Psychology at the University of Washington invites applicants to apply for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor in DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY. We seek a candidate whose research focuses on higher-level cognition with expertise in topics such as language, categorization, problem-solving, mathematical reasoning, or executive functioning. We are open to candidates who utilize any number of approaches including behavioral measures, neuroimaging methods, cross-cultural samples, rare populations, clinical samples, and/or cross-species comparisons. Ideal candidates would contribute to the department’s vision and have research that integrates developmental psychology with other areas in our department that include cognition and perception, social psychology, animal behavior, child clinical psychology, quantitative psychology, and/or behavioral neuroscience. The successful candidate is expected to develop a funded research program and teach undergraduate and graduate level courses. Applicants should have the Ph.D. degree, or foreign equivalent, by the start of the appointment and a record of research productivity is required.

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Application packages should include a detailed statement of research and teaching interests, curriculum vitae, three representative reprints/preprints, three letters of recommendation, and an optional diversity statement. Applications must be submitted electronically through Interfolio:  We are committed to creating a departmental climate that embraces and benefits from the diversity of all individuals. Applications received by October 15, 2017 will be given priority.

Application Instructions

Applications must be submitted electronically through Interfolio: 

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.