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Assistant Professor of Psychology - Cognitive Psychology

Posted on Dec 8, 2018 by University of Rhode Island

Kingston, RI 02881
9 Nov 2018
Annual Salary
Assistant Professor of Psychology - Cognitive Psychology The Department of Psychology at The University of Rhode Island
invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in our
Behavioral Science track beginning in Fall 2019. Applicants should
have a background in cognitive psychology or cognitive science,
preferably with special emphasis and experience in the areas of
health decision making and/or social-cognitive influences on health
behavior and health promotion. The new faculty member will
affiliate with the Behavioral Science track, with possible joint
affiliation with the URI Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Program and
the George & Anne Ryan Institute for Neuroscience. The
successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and
graduate students in quantitative and research methods and/or
social, cognitive and developmental psychology, as well as to
conduct and publish in relevant basic and/or applied research
areas, such as social psychology, methodology, behavioral and
health assessment, or the development and evaluation of
population-based interventions for behavioral and mental health
problems and health risks. 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
Carry out a program of research in cognitive psychology;
supervise and advise graduate and undergraduate research; teach
graduate and undergraduate courses in cognitive psychology and
related areas; actively seek and secure extramural funding for
research; provide departmental and institutional service.
Visit the URI jobs website at to apply
and view complete details for posting (F00113).
Please attach the following 3 (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 Vitae,
(#3) "Other Document" which combines reprints/preprints and
statements of research and teaching interests (as one complete
document). In addition, you must request 3 Letters of
Recommendation to be sent by the Referee directly to Robert
Laforge, 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.
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

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