Assistant Professor Tenure Track Position in Psychology - University of Georgia

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THE FRANKLIN COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES AT THE UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA invites applications for a TENURE TRACK position at the ASSISTANT PROFESSOR level to begin August, 2011 in the DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY. Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. in Psychology and an established research program that includes interests in the area of GENETICS AS APPLIED TO COMPLEX HEALTH-RELATED PHENOTYPES, broadly defined. We seek an outstanding scholar engaged in high impact research, regardless of specific research focus, which could include a clinical, social-personality, developmental, cognitive-neuroscience or behavioral-neuroscience focus in addition to interests in behavioral genetics or molecular genetics/epigenetics. Successful candidates will contribute to graduate and undergraduate training and be expected to develop a nationally recognized program of research and successfully compete for extramural funding. There is strong support for building a research career at the University of Georgia. The Department of Psychology has a strong, collegial and interdisciplinary faculty that offers many opportunities for collaboration. Research collaboration across the university is further enhanced by the Center for Gene-Social Environment Transactions (C-GSET) ( at the Institute for Behavioral Research, the Core Center of Excellence recently awarded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (, an internationally recognized genetics faculty (, and the Bio-Imaging Research Center ( in the Paul D. Coverdell Biomedical Health Sciences Building, among many active research groups at UGA. Candidates should send a letter of application including research and teaching interests, a curriculum vitae, reprints/preprints, and arrange to have three letters of reference sent. Application can be submitted either by e-mail to:, Attn: Contextual Genetics Search Committee, or by mail to: Chair, Contextual Genetics Search Committee, C/O Steven Beach, Ph.D., Department of Psychology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, 30602-3013. The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, its many units, and the University of Georgia are committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and students, and sustaining a work and learning environment that is inclusive. The University is an EEO/AA institution. Applications received by January 26, 2011, are assured full consideration.