Assistant Professor of Psychology - Quantitative Health
Posted on Dec 8, 2018 by University of Rhode Island
invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in
Quantitative and Health Psychology in our Behavioral Science track.
Expertise that complements existing strengths could include
quantitative modeling, psychometrics, big data methods,
mixture/cluster/latent class analysis, and/or open science and
reproducibility, among other areas. The position will be an
academic year appointment with an expected start date of July 2019.
The Department is located within the recently formed College of
Health Sciences, which is part of the University's Academic Health
Collaborative along with the Colleges of Pharmacy and Nursing, and
the Institute for Integrated Health and Innovation. The Psychology
Department is recognized for excellence in teaching, scholarship,
and service and for our commitment to diversity. Our Department has
800 undergraduates, 100 graduate students, and 27 faculty, with
doctoral tracks in Behavioral Science, and APA-accredited Clinical
Psychology, and School Psychology. For more information about the
Department of Psychology, please visit
The successful candidate is expected to teach quantitative
courses at the undergraduate and graduate level, publish relevant
research in quantitative and health-related areas, secure external
funding that will support productive research, mentor graduate and
undergraduate students, and provide service to the campus and
non-campus communities. We are particularly interested in
candidates with experience working with diverse populations, and
who have a strong commitment to multiculturalism and diversity.
Visit the URI jobs website at to apply
and view complete details for posting (F00112).
Please attach the following 4 (PDF) documents to your Faculty
Employment Application: (#1) Cover letter including a
description of how your qualifications match the requirements for
the position (as one complete document), (#2) Curriculum Vita, (#3)
"Other Document" which combines statements of research and teaching
interests that also indicate how you address and incorporate
diversity in your work (as one complete document), and (#4) "Other"
Up to 3 reprints/preprints of your published research (as one
In addition, you must request 3 Letters of Recommendation to be
sent by the Referee directly to Lisa Harlow, Search Chair, at:
APPLICATION DEADLINE: The search is open until
filled. First consideration will be given to applications received
by December 7, 2018. Second consideration may be given to
applications received by January 7, 2019. Applications received
subsequent to the second consideration date (January 7, 2019) may
not be given full consideration.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE ONLY.
The University of Rhode Island is an AA/EEOD
employer. Women, persons of color, protected veterans,
individuals with disabilities, and members of other protected
groups are encouraged to apply. Category: Education , Keywords: Psychology - Assistant Professor