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To view and apply for a position in the Department of Psychology, please visit umjobs.org. A list of available positions is listed under "lsa psychology." 

The following positions will be listed on the website:

  • Lecturer
  • Staff
  • Temporary

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For more information on Faculty and Post-Doctoral positions, please read the information below.

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Faculty Positions

To view and apply for a position in the Department of Psychology, please visit umjobs.org. A list of available positions is listed under "lsa psychology."

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Faculty Position in Human Affective/Social Neuroscience

The Department of Psychology at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, invites applicationsfor a faculty position (Assistant or Associate Professor) in the human neurosciences, focusing onaffective and/or social neuroscience, which may include research that touches on cognitiveand/or developmental processes as well. Preference will be given to individuals whose methodsinclude brain imaging (e.g., fMRI, EEG, eCog), biomarkers (e.g., cortisol) or stimulationtechniques (e.g., tDCS) paired with behavioral studies, focusing either on healthy or clinicalpopulations. This is a tenure-track university year appointment. The expected start date isSeptember 1, 2017.

Successful candidates must have a Ph.D. in a relevant discipline (Psychology or Neuroscience)by the time the position starts, and a commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching. Newfaculty hired at the Assistant Professor level will be expected to establish an independentresearch program. More senior applicants should have a well-established, externally-fundedresearch program with an excellent international reputation. Please submit a letter of intent,curriculum vitae, a statement of current and future research plans, a statement of teachingphilosophy and experience, and evidence of teaching excellence (if available). Applicants shouldalso request at least three letters of recommendation from referees. All materials should beuploaded by September 15, 2016 as a single PDF to https://psychology-lsa.applicantstack.com/x/apply/a2s9hql299mo. For inquiries about the position pleasecontact John Jonides (jjonides@umich.edu). The University of Michigan and the Department ofPsychology value contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion (https://diversity.umich.edu/).We encourage applicants to comment (in a separate statement or in the cover letter) about howtheir research, teaching, and/or service in the past, present, and/or future could contribute to thesevalues. The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.Qualified women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. The University is supportiveof the needs of dual-career couples.

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Open-Rank Faculty Positions in Systems Neuroscience

The Department of Psychology at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions (Assistant, Associate or Full Professor) in Biopsychology/Systems Neuroscience. The expected start date is September 1, 2017. The specific area of research interest is open, but preference will be given to individuals who conduct systems/circuit-level neuroscience research with a behavioral component. New laboratory space and a generous start-up package are available. These are university-year appointments.

Successful candidates must have a Ph.D. in a relevant discipline (e.g. Psychology, Neuroscience, Biology) and a commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching. New faculty hired at the Assistant Professor level will be expected to establish an  independent research program. More senior applicants should have a well-established, externally-funded research program with an excellent international reputation. Please submit a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, a statement of current and future research plans, a statement of teaching philosophy and experience, and evidence of teaching excellence (if available). Applicants for Assistant Professorships should also request at least three letters of recommendation from referees. All materials should be uploaded by September 30, 2016 as a single PDF to https://psychology-
lsa.applicantstack.com/x/apply/a2s9hqlr8sc3
. For inquiries about the positions please contact Dr. Jill Becker, Search Committee Chair (jbbecker@umich.edu). The University of Michigan and the Department of Psychology value contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion  (https://diversity.umich.edu/). We encourage applicants to comment (in a separate statement or in the cover letter) about how their research, teaching, and/or service in the past, present, and/or future could contribute to these values. The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Qualified women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. The University is supportive of the needs of dual-career couples.

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Post-Doctoral Positions

Psychology Diversity Postdoctoral Fellows

The Department of Psychology at the University of Michigan invites applications for a combined postdoc and tenure track faculty appointment. Fellows will have up to 2 years to develop their independent research programs without teaching and service responsibilities before entering the tenure track. Pending a positive review during the second year of the post-doctoral period, the fellow will be invited to move into a tenure track assistant professor position.

The fellow may affiliate with one of these eligible areas of Psychology: Biopsychology, Clinical, Developmental, Education and Psychology, Social Psychology, Gender and Feminist Psychology.The Psychology Department is committed to providing mentoring and research resources that will support fellows in establishing independent research programs.

We seek applicants whose research, teaching, service, and/or advocacy will contribute to our diversity mission. We are particularly interested in scholars who are members of groups thathave been historically underrepresented in Psychology or whose research interests bring a critical perspective to understanding the experiences of groups that are historically under-represented (by race, ethnicity, gender, social class, sexual orientation, etc.).

Successful candidates must have a Ph.D. in a relevant discipline by the time the position starts (September 1, 2017). Fellows will be expected to establish an independent research program but will be encouraged to establish productive collaborations with colleagues. Please submit a letterof intent, curriculum vitae, a statement of current and future research plans, a statement of teaching philosophy and experience, and evidence of teaching excellence. In addition, all applicants should prepare a brief (1 page or less) statement describing how they will contribute to the diversity mission of the Psychology Department, keeping in mind that service and advocacy regarding diversity will be considered important contributions to this mission. Applicants should also request at least three letters of recommendation from referees. All materials should be uploaded by October 30, 2016 as one single PDF attachment to https://psychology-lsa.applicantstack.com/x/apply/a2s9hqlmf024. For inquiries about the positions please contact Denise Sekaquaptewa (dsekaqua@umich.edu). The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Qualified women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. The University is supportive of the needs of dual career couples.