Council of Graduate Departments of Psychology
Council of Graduate Departments of Psychology

Assistant Professor of Experimental Psychology

About this job: Assistant Professor, Tenure Track, OTHER

University of Southern Mississippi - Psychology -   See this job on our site

Job is in: Hattiesburg, MS US

Contact: Mark Huff, Ph.D.
Phone: 6014664177

Post Date: October 14, 2022
Job Starts: August 15, 2023
Application Deadline: December 2, 2022

The School of Psychology at the University of Southern Mississippi invites applications for one, full-time, tenure track, 9-month, Assistant Professor position beginning August 2023. This is an exciting opportunity to join a diverse experimental psychology doctoral program in the School of Psychology. The Brain & Behavior (Experimental) program is one of four doctoral programs in the School of Psychology. The Experimental doctoral program offers generalist training in research-based approaches to Psychology in several different research areas. The research area of specialization for this position is open, though we are especially interested in candidates whose training backgrounds complement or enhance our current concentrations, particularly in the areas of Cognitive Psychology, Quantitative Psychology, and Developmental Psychology including Adult Development and Aging. The Experimental Psychology doctoral program emphasizes research mentorship, diversity, and undergraduate and graduate teaching. Our faculty have established records of scholarship in the areas of memory, aging and cognition, sensation and perception, evolutionary psychology, health psychology, and social cognition. We aim to recruit applicants who will produce impactful research with the potential to secure extramural funding, and who will emphasize training doctoral students to become productive and thoughtful scientists. The School of Psychology has approximately 600 undergraduate majors and 125 graduate students across three APA-accredited doctoral programs (Counseling, Clinical, & School), a doctoral program in Experimental Psychology and a MPCAC Accredited Master’s program in Counseling Psychology. Qualified applicants will be prepared to contribute to the teaching mission of the School of Psychology at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. More information can be found at Hattiesburg is located approximately 70 miles north of the Mississippi Gulf Coast and 100 miles from New Orleans and is a great place to live. Hattiesburg offers a unique blend of high standard of living at reasonable costs. In fact, in 2014, Hattiesburg was recognized by as one of the nation’s top 10 college towns. Special Instructions to Applicants Review of applications will begin December 2 and continue until position is filled. Contact Dr. Mark Huff ( to inquire about the position. A completed application will include 1) a cover letter describing strengths and qualifications for the position, 2) a CV, 3) names and contact information for three references (letters will be requested following initial review), 4) academic transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable) 5) ) a research statement describing the applicant's program of research and impact, 6) a teaching philosophy statement including evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., sample course syllabi, teaching peer-reviews, etc.), and 7) up to three representative manuscript reprints. The School of Psychology is committed to increasing diversity; we encourage applications from those who identify as diverse in terms of gender, race, ethnicity, and/or sexual orientation AA/EEO/ADAI.

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