I am pleased to announce that we have just been approved to hire a tenure stream Assistant or early Associate level faculty member in the Department of Psychology at the University of Pittsburgh. We are seeking a scholar with substantial expertise in quantitative methods as well as demonstrated excellence in a substantive area of research that meshes with one of the departmental programs (Biological and Health, Clinical, Cognitive, Developmental, or Social Psychology). Please see below for the highlights from the ad, and please follow this link for additional details and to apply: https://cfopitt.taleo.net/careersection/pitt_faculty_external/jobdetail.ftl?job=23001152&tz=GMT-05%3A00&tzname=America%2FNew_York
If you have questions, please feel free to ask or contact the search chairs at their emails below. In addition, I would appreciate if you would circulate widely among interested colleagues or relevant groups in your networks.
The Department of Psychology at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant or Associate Professor Level to start in August 2024, pending budgetary approval. We seek individuals specializing in quantitative psychology AND one or more of the Department’s program areas. Candidates are sought who have an established program of research with strong connections with at least one of our five graduate training areas: Biological and Health, Clinical, Cognitive, Developmental, or Social Psychology. Methodological expertise in structural equation modeling and modeling of longitudinal data are essential, and experience with data analysis of intensive repeated measures designs is highly desirable. Candidates must also have a substantive program of research in psychology that involves work with empirical data. The faculty member will help teach statistics courses at the graduate level as well as courses in their own substantive specialty at the graduate and undergraduate levels. They will also have opportunities to contribute to the rich quantitative training environment outside of the classroom by helping to lead the department’s quantitative methods minor and by participating in the student-led Community for Advanced Methodological Learning.
Review of applications will begin February 15, 2023, and continue until March 15, 2023. Candidates must have earned or anticipated earning a Ph.D. in Psychology or a related field by the start date of the position. Excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in support of a diverse community are required.
Applications should submit a cover letter, CV, a statement of research and teaching interests, a diversity statement (Guidelines for Statements on DEI), up to three representative publications, and the names of three prospective references. Other materials may be requested after the initial candidate review.
The Psychology Department (http://www.psychology.pitt.edu) is committed to excellence in research and in teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Its 33 tenure-stream faculty offer five graduate training programs: Biological and Health, Clinical, Cognitive, Developmental, and Social, along with cross-program training opportunities. The interdisciplinary nature of psychological science is reflected in both faculty research interests and collaborations and training options afforded to graduate students.
The Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences is committed to building and fostering a culturally diverse environment. Excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in support of a diverse community are required.
Anna L. Marsland, Ph.D., RN
Professor of Psychology
603 Old Engineering Hall
University of Pittsburgh
412 624 2434