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Post-doc positions Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University

Post doc position (US residents only)

Description of position: The Department of Psychiatry, within the School of Medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) in Richmond, Virginia, invites applications for a full-time postdoctoral researcher position, available immediately. This is a two-year position, with the possibility of renewal for a third year. The successful applicant will contribute to a research program on the relationship between alcohol/drug use disorders and suicidal behavior (attempts and death). This program is funded through NIAAA and utilizes Swedish national registers to address questions related to the general and genetic epidemiology of suicidal behavior, specifically within the context of substance use disorders. Opportunities are available for travel to work with Swedish collaborators, conference presentations, and workshop attendance to further develop analytic skills.

Applicants must have a PhD and proven skills and experience in psychiatric epidemiology, behavioral genetics, psychology, or a related field. Demonstration of excellent written and oral communication skills is required. Quantitative analytic skills are required, preferably within the context of R and/or SAS. Applicant must have demonstrated skills in the design and execution of research aims related to psychiatric, substance use, or behavioral outcomes. Applicants must work well both independently and in collaborative environments; strong interpersonal skills are essential.

For more information : https://www.vcujobs.com/postings/97800

Description of position: The Department of Psychiatry, within the School of Medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) in Richmond, Virginia, invites applications for a full-time postdoctoral researcher position, available immediately. This is a two-year position, with the possibility of renewal for a third year. The successful applicant will contribute to a research program on the relationship between alcohol/drug use disorders and suicidal behavior (attempts and death). This program is funded through NIAAA and utilizes Swedish national registers to address questions related to the general and genetic epidemiology of suicidal behavior, specifically within the context of substance use disorders. Opportunities are available for travel to work with Swedish collaborators, conference presentations, and workshop attendance to further develop analytic skills.

Applicants must have a PhD and proven skills and experience in psychiatric epidemiology, behavioral genetics, psychology, or a related field. Demonstration of excellent written and oral communication skills is required. Quantitative analytic skills are required, preferably within the context of R and/or SAS. Applicant must have demonstrated skills in the design and execution of research aims related to psychiatric, substance use, or behavioral outcomes. Applicants must work well both independently and in collaborative environments; strong interpersonal skills are essential.

For more information go to : https://www.vcujobs.com/postings/97800


 

York University: Psychology – Social / Personality Psychology Professorial Stream, Social-Personality Area Hire

The Department of Psychology, Faculty of Health at York University invites highly qualified candidates to apply for a full‐time tenure‐track professorial‐stream appointment in Social-Personality Psychology, at the rank of Assistant Professor to commence July 1, 2021. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.

A PhD in Social and/or Personality Psychology at the time of appointment, with a specialization in Culture, a field of study that addresses important global issues including the psychology of racism, immigration, refugees, intergroup relations, social justice, and social policy, and a strong program of scholarly research is required. Applicants’ research statement should include information about how they have pursued or intend to pursue goals related to a reproducible and open science.

The successful candidate will be expected to engage in outstanding, innovative, and, as appropriate, externally funded research at the highest level.

Candidates must provide evidence of research excellence or promise of research excellence of a recognized international caliber as demonstrated in: the research statement; a record of publications (or forthcoming publications) with significant journals in the field; presentations at major conferences; awards and accolades; and strong recommendations from referees of high standing.

The position will involve graduate teaching and supervision, as well as undergraduate teaching and the successful candidate must be suitable for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

Evidence of excellence or promise of excellence in teaching will be provided through: the teaching statement; teaching accomplishments and pedagogical innovations including in high priority areas such as experiential education and technology enhanced learning; teaching evaluations; and strong letters of reference.

York University champions new ways of thinking that drive teaching and research excellence. Through cross-disciplinary programming, innovative course design, diverse experiential learning and a supportive community environment, our students receive the education they need to create big ideas that make an impact on the world. Located in Toronto, York is the third largest university in Canada, with a strong community of 53,000 students, 7,000 faculty and administrative staff, and more than 300,000 alumni. Our Psychology Department is ranked 8th in Canada according to 2020 QS World Rankings and 33rd in the World according to the 2020 Times Higher Education Global Impact Rankings.

York University is an Affirmative Action (AA) employer and strongly values diversity, including gender and sexual diversity, within its community. The AA Program, which applies to women, members of visible minorities (racialized groups), Aboriginal (Indigenous) people and persons with disabilities, can be found at www.yorku.ca/acadjobs  or by calling the AA line at 416-736-5713.  Applicants wishing to self-identify as part of York University’s Affirmative Action program can do so by downloading, completing and submitting the form found at: http://acadjobs.info.yorku.ca/affirmative-action/self-identification-form.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens, permanent residents and Indigenous peoples in Canada will be given priority. No application will be considered without a completed mandatory Work Status Declaration form which can be found at http://acadjobs.info.yorku.ca/affirmative-action/work-authorization-form.

York University has a policy on Accommodation in Employment for Persons with Disabilities and is committed to working towards a barrier-free workplace and to expanding the accessibility of the workplace to persons with disabilities.  Candidates who require accommodation during the selection process are invited to contact Dr. Jennifer Connolly, Chair – Department of Psychology at psychair@yorku.ca.

A cover letter (please specify the title of the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email and in any correspondence), curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests including information about reproducible and open science practices, three reprints or preprints, and a statement of teaching, along with teaching evaluations (if available), should be uploaded into a single .pdf file and sent by November 1, 2020, to this email: psycjobs@yorku.ca. Arrangements should be made for three confidential letters of reference to be submitted to the same email address and addressed to Chair, Social‐Personality Psychology Professorial Stream Search Committee.

Assistant Professor of Psychology at Wake Forest University

Assistant Professor of Psychology

The Department of Psychology at Wake Forest University invites applications for a tenure-track position beginning in July 2021. We are seeking applicants with a research program studying prejudice, bias, discrimination, and/or stereotyping who will substantively contribute to one of the departmental themes in well-being or self-regulation. We welcome applicants from different areas of psychology whose work addresses these topics. In their application materials, applicants should address – and provide objective indicators of -- which theme (well-being or self-regulation) their work advances, and how.

Evidence of superior scholarship, excellent teaching ability, and strong methodological skills are required. The successful candidate will teach courses in their area(s) of expertise as well as more general courses at the undergraduate and/or graduate level, conduct programmatic research, supervise undergraduate and graduate student research, and be committed to diversity and inclusion as core values. 

Additional Job Description

The Department offers BA and research-oriented general MA degrees. Additional information about the Department is available at http://college.wfu.edu/psychology

Wake Forest University is a private, coeducational institution dedicated to academic excellence in liberal arts, graduate and professional education.  The University is ranked among the top thirty national universities by U.S. News and World Report.  Wake Forest offers a vibrant intellectual community with a rich cultural life, an impressive array of facilities and an active athletics community.  The University has a deep institutional commitment to public service and engagement with the world, as indicated by the motto “pro humanitate.”  For quick facts about the University, go to http://www.wfu.edu/visitors/quickfacts.html

Wake Forest University welcomes and encourages diversity and inclusivity and seeks applicants with demonstrated success in working with diverse populations. Wake Forest University is an AA/EO employer and values an inclusive and diverse learning community and campus climate. In order to provide a safe and productive learning and living community, Wake Forest University conducts background investigations for final candidates upon their acceptance of an offer of employment.

Interested applicants should apply via the University’s career website at: http://www.wfu.careers/. The application should be submitted as ONE PDF file, which includes all of the following: (1) a cover letter, (2) a vita, (3) a research statement, (4) a statement of teaching philosophy, (5) evidence of teaching effectiveness if available, and (6) a statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion through mentorship, teaching and/or research. Additionally, at least three signed, confidential letters of recommendation must be sent via email to psyjobs@wfu.edu. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but to guarantee full consideration they should be received by October 23, 2020. If access to the internet is a difficulty, a hard copy of the application can be submitted to Department of Psychology, P.O. Box 7778 Reynolda Station, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC 27109.

Please feel free to email psyjobs@wfu.edu with any questions about the position or department. Inquiries about the application process and document submission may be addressed to wakejobs@wfu.edu.

Tenure track position in Personality Psychology at Carleton University in Canada

We have a tenure track position in Personality Psychology at Carleton University in Canada. The successful candidate will be expected to conduct research on issues related to Personality Psychology, teach both at the undergraduate and graduate level in Personality, and have effective leadership and collaborative skills. Although we are open to all specializations in Personality, expertise in measurement or qualitative methods would help fill other gaps in our department. 

The full job ad with additional important information is available here: https://carleton.ca/provost/2020/assistant-professor-psychology-personality/ 

Tenure track positions in Quantitative, Forensic, and Developmental Neuropsychology at Carleton University in Canada

We are hiring with tenure track positions in Quantitative, Forensic, and Developmental Neuropsychology. More information on each of those positions is available here: https://carleton.ca/provost/jobs/academics/

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