Employment

Tenure Track Assistant Professor of
Developmental Psychology

The Department of Psychology, University of California, Riverside, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY. Area of specialization in developmental psychology is open, although we are especially interested in candidates who can contribute to our current strengths in culture, context, and biological/familial influences on cognitive or social development. Applicants with research experience in development either at specific age periods or across the life span are welcome. The position begins July 1, 2015. A Ph.D. degree is required at the time of the appointment and applicants should have a significant record or promise of outstanding research. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Applicants should be committed to excellence in undergraduate and graduate education. Review of completed applications will begin January 29, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled.

Interested candidates should transmit a cover letter, their curriculum vitae, explicit research and teaching statements, reprints and preprints, and should arrange to have three letters of recommendation provided, all using the following link: https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/apply/JPF00237. Questions about the position should be directed to Professors Chandra Reynolds and Tuppett Yates, Co-Chairs, Developmental Area Search Committee, at ucrpsych-search@ucr.edu. Technical questions about filing the application should be directed to ryan.lipinski@ucr.edu.

The Riverside campus of the University of California is growing rapidly and has an excellent psychology department with a strong record of success in research, teaching, and extramural funding. For information on the Department of Psychology, see our web site at: www.psych.ucr.edu. The campus is located about 50 miles east of Los Angeles and less than an hour’s drive from the area’s mountains, deserts, and beaches. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Postdoctoral Position in Gene-Environment Interplay of Aging, posted September 2014

A post-doctoral position is available on an NIA-funded project on gene-environment interplay of social contexts and aging outcomes at the University of California - Riverside (UCR). This project includes data on multiple longitudinal twin studies of aging, including measured environments and GWAS data. The focus of the UCR site is on longitudinal methods and models of gene-environment interplay. This position is ideal for highly motivated individuals with an interest in working with a multidisciplinary and international group of collaborators. Qualifications include a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Psychology or another relevant field (genetics, bioinformatics, or statistics) and a strong background in behavioral genetics and statistics. Preference will be given to qualified applicants with skills in large database management and statistical programming. The position is available immediately and review will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should send a cover letter and CV and also arrange for 3 letters of recommendation to be sent directly to Dr. Chandra Reynolds (chandra.reynolds@ucr.edu).

The University of California, Riverside is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.