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Open Rank Professor
Area:   Quantitative Psychology
Position Title:   Open Rank Professor
Position Code:   ASHA4131A
Status:   Closed
Description:   The University of California, Merced is a dynamic new university campus in Merced, California, which opened in September 2005 as the tenth campus of the University of California and the first American research university in the 21st century. In keeping with the mission of the University to provide teaching, research and public service of the highest quality, UC Merced offers research-centered and student-oriented educational opportunities at the undergraduate, master’s and doctoral levels through three academic schools: Engineering, Natural Sciences and Social Sciences/Humanities/Arts.

The School of Social Science, Humanities and Arts invites applications for one position at either the Assistant (tenure-track) or Associate/Full Professor (tenured) level in Quantitative Psychology. This is a unique opportunity for an individual to join the faculty at the newest University of California campus and to engage in long-term program building. We seek outstanding scholars who will establish and maintain creative research programs; participate in creating a multi-faculty specialization in Quantitative Psychology at UC Merced; participate actively in the development of innovative interdisciplinary programs and research; and, teach effectively at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

The University of California, Merced is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty, staff, and students. The University is supportive of dual career couples.
Qualifications:   The successful candidate will have a doctorate in Quantitative Psychology, Educational Statistics, or a closely related field, a strong record of publication, and demonstrable interest in obtaining external funding. Candidates in all areas of Quantitative Psychology are encouraged to apply, but we especially seek applications from scholars with interests complementing Developmental or Health Psychology. We are particularly interested in applicants who embrace both Bayesian and frequentist perspectives.
Salary:   negotiable, based on UC Academic Salary Scale
Closing Date:   12/09/2012
To Apply:   Interested applicants are required to submit 1) a cover letter 2) curriculum vitae 3) statement of research 4) statement of teaching and 5) a list of three references with contact information including mailing address, phone number and e-mail address and 6) up to five reprints and 7) for the Assistant Professor position only, three letters of recommendation sent by the letter writers to ssha.ref.quant12-13@ucmerced.edu.

Applications must be submitted via this website.

NOTICE: This position is not open. We are not accepting applications at this time.

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For more information:   Contact Jack L. Vevea, Search Committee Chair, at jvevea@ucmerced.edu.

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