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The Department of Psychology at Oakland University ( invites applications for a tenure-track or tenured appointment in PSYCHOLOGY (AREA OPEN) at the Assistant/Associate Professor level beginning Fall, 2015. Candidates will be interested in collaborative research with existing faculty, and will play a leadership role in enhancing our new M.S. and Ph.D. programs. A market competitive salary plus excellent fringe benefits are provided. Qualified applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. in psychology or closely related field (ABD applicants may apply but must have a Ph.D. at the time of appointment). Qualified applicants will have an established record of research and academic visibility that warrants appointment at the Assistant/Associate Professor level. Qualified applicants will have an interest in teaching courses at the undergraduate and especially graduate levels. Qualified applicants are also expected to demonstrate potential for becoming involved in university and professional activities. The Department of Psychology has new M.S. and Ph.D. programs (, and preference will be given to candidates who will recruit and mentor graduate students at the M.S. and Ph.D. levels. In addition to collaborative opportunities with the faculty of the Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine, well-developed mechanisms are in place for establishing and funding multidisciplinary research across Oakland University faculty and the William Beaumont Health System. Oakland University is a state-supported comprehensive research institution with over 20,000 students located in a suburban area 30 miles north of Detroit ( Oakland University is an ADVANCE institution, one of a limited number of universities in receipt of NSF funds in support of our commitment to increase diversity and the participation and advancement of women and underrepresented minorities in STEM. In addition to a curriculum vitae and cover letter, applicants must submit electronically a statement of professional interests and goals regarding teaching and research, up to three representative reprints or preprints and the names and contact information for three professional references at Inquiries should be directed to Dr. Virgil Zeigler-Hill, Search Committee Chair, Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

University of California, Santa Barbara, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences

The Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at the University of California, Santa Barbara, invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in evolutionary psychology broadly defined, beginning July 1, 2015. Candidates from all areas of the psychological, behavioral, and brain sciences who take an evolutionary approach to their topic are encouraged to apply. PhD required at time of appointment. Successful applicants are expected to have a strong research program. Responsibilities include supervising students in research and teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in area of expertise and, more generally, in psychological and brain sciences. Please visit to apply. Review of applicant credentials will commence on September 15, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service. 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, or any other characteristic protected by law, including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.