ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY. The Department of Psychology at University of North Carolina, Charlotte (http://www.psych.uncc.edu) invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position to begin August 2016. We welcome applicants with research and teaching interests in any area of evidence-based health behavior change and maintenance, and in particular with emphasis on the design and implementation of such programs.
Required qualifications: Ph.D. degree in Health Psychology or a closely related field; potential for distinguished research productivity that can contribute effectively to the doctoral program in Health Psychology; commitment to teaching a diverse student population at the undergraduate and graduate levels; ability to teach graduate and/or undergraduate courses in behavioral change.
Preferred qualifications include: A track record of publications and obtaining external funding for research; ability to contribute to graduate training in clinical health psychology; experience teaching courses at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels; potential to teach courses such as undergraduate health psychology, research methods, and other courses related to the applicant’s expertise.
The Department of Psychology has one of the most popular undergraduate majors on campus; offers M.A. degrees in General Psychology and Industrial/Organizational Psychology; and is closely associated with the interdisciplinary Ph.D. degrees in Health Psychology and Organizational Science. Faculty members in the Health Psychology Ph.D. program work with colleagues from Kinesiology, Nursing, Public Health, Communications and others.
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is a doctoral, research intensive university located in one of the nation’s fastest growing metropolitan areas on an expanding modern campus. It is part of one of the oldest public university systems in the United States. UNC Charlotte offers over 28,000 culturally diverse students a wide range of undergraduate and graduate degree programs. As the largest college at UNC Charlotte, the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences houses 20 departments in the humanities, social sciences, physical sciences and military sciences, as well as 24 applied research centers and interdisciplinary programs. It offers eight doctoral degrees, 34 master's degrees and graduate certificates and 34 undergraduate degrees.
Applications must be submitted electronically at https://jobs.uncc.edu. Please attach the following documents with your electronic application: (1) letter of interest in the position explaining how you meet the requirements, (2) a statement of research/teaching interests, (3) curriculum vitae, (4) up to three representative publications, (5) evidence of teaching effectiveness (if available). Also, three letters of recommendation will be required. Letters of recommendation must be sent directly by mail or email to Dr. Charlie L. Reeve, (PsychologyRecruitment@uncc.
edu), Chair Search Committee, Department of Psychology, UNC Charlotte, 9201 University City Blvd., Charlotte, NC 28223-0001. The select candidate will be required to submit an official transcript of highest earned degree. Review of applications will begin . As an EOE/AA employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte encourages applications from all underrepresented groups. Applicants subject to criminal background check. AA/EOE.