Carnegie Mellon University
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Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) Position: Social & Health Psychology

The Department of Psychology at Carnegie Mellon University anticipates making a cluster of tenure-track appointments at the Assistant Professor level over the coming years. For the present hiring cycle we are particularly seeking applicants who work at the intersection of Social and Health Psychology. We are interested in candidates with a strong grounding in psychological theory, cutting-edge methods and research programs, high-quality teaching, and strong statistical training and quantitative skills.

Carnegie Mellon is a highly supportive environment for scientists seeking to span disciplines and employ multiple methodologies in their research. We are committed to building a diverse faculty within an increasingly broad university community, and we strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and other underrepresented groups. We also work actively to meet the needs of dual-career couples. Carnegie Mellon offers highly competitive salaries and start-up packages in an attractive and highly livable urban environment.

Completed applications will begin to be reviewed immediately and will be considered on a rolling basis. Interviews will start in late summer. To be considered for positions beginning Fall 2019, applications must be received no later than October 31, 2018.

Qualifications

We place high value on programmatic, theory-driven research that contributes to the substantive advancement of social and health psychology. The Department of Psychology has particularly strong ties to social and decision sciences, the Tepper School of Business, human-computer interaction, machine learning, and computer science.

Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) Position: Developmental Psychology

The Department of Psychology at Carnegie Mellon University anticipates making a cluster of tenure-track appointments at the Assistant Professor level over the next few years. One of these positions will be in Developmental Psychology. Candidates should be pursuing programmatic, theory-driven research that contributes to our understanding of mechanisms of development. We are interested in candidates with a strong grounding in psychological theory, cutting-edge methods and research programs, high-quality teaching, and strong statistical training and quantitative skills.

Carnegie Mellon is a highly supportive environment for scientists seeking to span disciplines and employ multiple methodologies in their research. Resources available for developmental research include neuroimaging, links to local schools, and access to the Psychology Department’s Children’s School.

Carnegie Mellon offers highly competitive salaries and start-up packages in an attractive and highly livable urban environment. We are committed to building a diverse faculty within an increasingly broad university community, and we strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and other underrepresented groups. We also work actively to meet the needs of dual-career couples.

Completed applications will begin to be reviewed immediately and will be considered on a rolling basis. Interviews will start late summer. To be considered for positions beginning Fall 2019, applications must be received no later than October 31, 2018. To apply to this position, please see: https://apply.interfolio.com/51729. Questions may be addressed to gingerp@cmu.edu.

Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) Position: Learning Sciences

The Department of Psychology at Carnegie Mellon University anticipates making a cluster of tenure-track appointments at the Assistant Professor level over the next few years. One of these positions will be in the Learning Sciences. Candidates should be pursuing programmatic, theory-driven research that contributes to our understanding of mechanisms of learning and the design of effective instruction, preferably with a focus on childhood. We are interested in candidates with a strong grounding in psychological theory, cutting-edge methods and research programs, high-quality teaching, and strong statistical training and quantitative skills.

Carnegie Mellon is a highly supportive environment for scientists seeking to span disciplines and employ multiple methodologies across departments and colleges in their research. The University’s Simon Initiative is designed specifically to encourage and support research in the Learning Sciences.

Carnegie Mellon offers highly competitive salaries and start-up packages in an attractive and highly livable urban environment. We are committed to building a diverse faculty within an increasingly broad university community, and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and other underrepresented groups. We also work actively to meet the needs of dual-career couples.

Completed applications will begin to be reviewed immediately and will be considered on a rolling basis. Interviews will start late summer. To be considered for positions beginning Fall 2019, applications must be received no later than October 31, 2018. To apply to this position, please see: https://apply.interfolio.com/51729. Questions may be addressed to gingerp@cmu.edu.

Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) Position: Cognitive Psychology / Cognitive Neuroscience

The Department of Psychology at Carnegie Mellon University anticipates making a cluster of tenure-track appointments at the Assistant Professor level over the coming years. We are interested in candidates with a strong grounding in psychological theory, cutting-edge methods and research programs, high-quality teaching, and strong quantitative skills. We are currently seeking applicants in the areas of Cognitive / Cognitive Neuroscience.

Carnegie Mellon offers highly competitive salaries and start-up packages in an attractive and highly livable urban environment. We are committed to building a diverse faculty within an increasingly broad university community, and we strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and other underrepresented groups. We also work actively to meet the needs of dual-career couples.

Completed applications will be considered on a rolling basis and must be received no later than October 31, 2018, for positions beginning Fall 2019. To apply, please visit http://apply.interfolio.com/52255 . Questions may be addressed to gingerp@cmu.edu.

Qualifications

We place high value on programmatic, theory-driven research that contributes to a mechanistic understanding of cognitive processes, and are particularly interested in research that combines multiple methodologies, including neural and computational approaches. The Department of Psychology is central to the university's expanding efforts in multidisciplinary neuroscience-related research, and has particularly strong ties to the new Carnegie Mellon Neuroscience Institute and the departments of Social and Decision Sciences, Statistics and Data Science, Human-Computer Interaction, Machine Learning, and Computer Science.