The School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences at The University of Texas at Dallas (UT Dallas) seeks outstanding candidates for a faculty position (open rank) in Psychological Sciences with research expertise in Developmental Psychology. A competitive applicant’s research area and expertise will benefit and raise the national profile of the UT Dallas Center for Children and Families (CCF) – a center focused on promoting optimal child development through research, practice, and outreach. We seek candidates who have strong interest in shaping the future of the CCF, building upon current programs, outreach, and partnerships and expanding the center’s research profile and impact through novel and innovative research. The Dallas metroplex is racially, ethnically, and economically diverse, which benefits many programs of research.
Candidates must demonstrate excellence in teaching and success or high potential for success in obtaining extramural research funding. Experience in generating funding support for applied research, community outreach programming, and training grants would also be desirable.
The University of Texas at Dallas is a young, but thriving university, recently named #1 in the U.S. of universities founded less than 50 years ago. It is ranked among the top three public universities in Texas and listed among only 115 American universities classified as “Doctoral Universities – Highest Research Activity” by the Carnegie Classifications. UT Dallas has undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral programs in Psychological Sciences, as well as a master’s program in Human Development and Early Childhood Disorders. UT Dallas is committed to supporting students from all backgrounds: it is ranked 11th nationwide in terms of ethnic diversity of its students and earned 5 out of 5 possible stars on the Campus Pride Index, and indicator of institutions’ commitment to LGBT+ inclusive policies and programs. Successful applicants will join the dynamic, interdisciplinary School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences with strengths in Psychological Sciences, Cognition and Neuroscience, and Communication Sciences and Disorders. A competitive salary with an excellent start-up package is available.
Review of applications will begin January 15, 2019. The starting date is August 1, 2019.
Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, teaching statement, and the contact information for three references. Indication of gender and ethnicity for affirmative action statistical purposes is requested as part of the application.
An earned graduate degree appropriate to the academic discipline and a record of productivity and professional achievement.
Preferred Education and Experience:
Earned PhD in Psychology, Maternal & Child Health, Human Development, or a closely related academic discipline. Excellent, innovative researcher whose research program would synergize with current faculty, who could successfully teach needed coursework, and whose expertise would support innovation related to core goals in psychology: promoting mental and physical health, supporting healthy relationships, and enhancing thinking and learning.
1) The University of Texas at Dallas is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer (M/F/D/V).
2) All employees serve as a representative of the University and are expected to display respect, civility, professional courtesy, consideration of others and discretion in all interactions with members of the UT Dallas community and the general public.
Internal Number: 11406
About The University of Texas at Dallas
The University of Texas at Dallas is an innovative institution in the heart of North Texas on the path to achieving Tier One national research university status.UT Dallas has grown since its founding in 1969 to include 132 degree programs, with cutting-edge curricula serving a variety of undergraduate and graduate student interests.The University continues its original commitment to providing some of the state's most-lauded science and engineering programs and has also gained prominence for a breadth of educational paths, from criminology to biomedical engineering to arts and technology.The wealth of learning resources available to UT Dallas students is the result of a concentrated effort to attract the top minds on both ends of the classroom relationship. Joining the faculty's Nobel laureate and four National Academies members since 2005 are more than 200 tenure and tenure-track professors hailing from the world's best colleges, including Harvard, MIT, Cambridge and Columbia University. In addition, UT Dallas is home to more than 50 centers, labs and institutes that facilitate research and opportunities for hands-on learning. Students, meanwhile, arrive at UT Dallas well-prepared ...to succeed in higher education: In 2011, nearly 39 percent of freshmen ranked in the top 10 percent of their high school class, and 75 percent ranked in the top 25 percent.With an eye on building a future as bright as its beginnings, UT Dallas will continue its push to attain Tier One research university status and produce graduates who are well-equipped to succeed professionally.