Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Experimental Psychology

Job Type: 
Tenure Track Faculty
University of Nebraska at Omaha

University of Nebraska at Omaha

Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Experimental Psychology

College of Arts & Sciences

The Department of Psychology at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Experimental Psychology to start August 2018. We seek applicants who are broadly trained and able to teach a range of undergraduate and graduate courses. Potential courses include (but are not limited to) Statistics, Research Methods, Learning, Cognitive Psychology, Sensation and Perception, Behavioral Neuroscience, History of Psychology, Upper-level Capstone Laboratories, and other courses in the candidate’s area of expertise. As a faculty member, the successful applicant will teach three courses per semester, maintain an active program of research/scholarly activity, and be active in service to the department, university, and community/profession.

Candidates must have completed an earned doctorate in Experimental Psychology (broadly defined) prior to the start date of employment. Area of specialization within Experimental Psychology is open. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in both teaching and research. Candidates should have a commitment to excellence in teaching, research, productive scholarly activity, and mentorship to undergraduate and graduate students.

The successful candidate will become part of a dynamic and growing program which houses the second largest undergraduate major and the largest graduate program in the College of Arts & Sciences. The university and department have a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of under-represented groups and strongly encourage women and persons of color to apply. For more information about UNO’s Psychology program, please visit http://www.unomaha.edu/psych .

Please visit the UNO careers website at https://unomaha.peopleadmin.com to apply. Create your account, and search for the Assistant Professor, Experimental Psychology posting. Your online application should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching goals, and names and contact information of three references. Your references will be requested by the system to submit letters of recommendation electronically. Supplemental information such as copies of publications and past teaching evaluations can be sent directly to the Search Committee Chair by post or email. We begin the review of applicants on February 1, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled.

If you have additional questions, please contact:

Dr. Suzanne Sollars, Experimental Psychology Search Committee Chair, Department of Psychology, 6001 Dodge Street, University of Nebraska at Omaha, Omaha, NE 68182; Email: ssollars@unomaha.edu Phone: 402-554-3981 Fax: 402-554-2556

The University of Nebraska at Omaha is the only public, metropolitan university in the state. Located in the heart of Nebraska’s largest city, UNO is a comprehensive university offering programs at the bachelor’s, master’s, specialist, and doctoral degree levels. Serving approximately 15,700 students, UNO offers more than 130 undergraduate majors and more than 60 graduate programs in a wide variety of fields. In addition to the university-wide Graduate College, UNO’s colleges include Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Education, Communication, Fine Arts and Media, Information Science and Technology, Public Affairs and Community Service and Continuing Studies.

The University of Nebraska at Omaha does not discriminate in its academic, employment or administration policies and abides by all federal, state and regental regulations pertaining to same. Employment eligibility verification is required for all new hires. UNO provides reasonable accommodation for the known disabilities of applicants and employees, unless to do so would pose an undue hardship. If you need accommodation in order to complete the application process or to perform any essential element of the position sought, please contact the A-line Affirmative Action Office in the Office of Academic & Student Affairs. Address:  Eppley Administration Building 202, University of Nebraska at Omaha, Omaha NE 68182-0185. Telephone:  402/554-2262, FAX 402/554-4896