Assistant-level Tenure-Line Faculty position in Psychology

University of Denver in Colorado

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted August 21, 2014
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Competitive
Employment Type Full-time

We seek candidates whose research interests center around understanding the effects of early experiences on physical and mental health. Candidates with training in clinical or developmental psychology whose research incorporates biological and behavioral approaches, examines the impact of early life stress, and/or incorporates clinical assessment and intervention in families with infants/children are particularly encouraged to apply. The new position within the department of Psychology can be situated within any departmental area of study (the child clinical, developmental, or affective, social and cognitive areas) depending on the candidates primary research area. The ideal candidate would also join our newly formed research center (the Stress, Early Experience and Development [SEED] Research Center (http://www.du.edu/ahss/psychology/seedresearch/index.html), within the Department of Psychology at the University of Denver. Candidates are encouraged to indicate in their research statement how their research program compliments and extends the SEED Centers expertise and highlight potential collaborative interests and ideas for federal and foundational grant proposals.


We are a highly collaborative, research-oriented department that values interdisciplinary perspectives and connections across traditional department areas (see www.du.edu/psychology for more information). Successful applicants will have an outstanding record of research achievement. All candidates should have a strong commitment to both undergraduate and graduate education. Candidates should also be committed to working with diverse student and community populations.

The University of Denver's vision is to be a great private university dedicated to the public good. The University values inclusive excellence, recognizing that its success is dependent on how well it values, engages, and includes the rich diversity of constituents (to learn more about inclusive excellence at the University of Denver, please visit http://www.du.edu/cme/resources/inclusive-excellence.html). Students and faculty in the Psychology Department actively contribute to these goals through scholarship, teaching, and service. The University of Denver is situated in the Denver metro area, a vibrant and diverse urban center in the Rocky Mountain region that is home to nearly 2.6 million people. Our urban location supports faculty collaboration across a number of local universities. The University is comprised of approximately 5000 undergraduates, 6500 graduate students, and more than 600 full-time faculty.

Candidates must complete an on-line application at www.du.edu/hr/employment/jobs.html; this will include a letter of interest, research & teaching statements, an inclusive-excellence statement, a vita, and reprints/preprints. The separate inclusive-excellence statement should be a succinct description of how the candidate's research, teaching, and/or service contribute to inclusive excellence. In addition, at least three recommenders should email letters of reference to psych-rec@du.edu. We will give priority to applications received by October 1, 2014, but will consider applications until the positions are filled.

The department and university are committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and students. Individuals from members of traditionally underrepresented groups including women, minorities, members of the LGBT community, people with disabilities and veterans are particularly encouraged to apply. The University of Denver is an EEO/AA employer.

How To Apply

You can apply for this position online at http://www.du.edu/hr/employment/jobs.html