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 Social or Cognitive Psychologist
Institution/Organization: Rutgers University--Newark
Job Location: New Jersey, U.S.A.
Job Type: Tenure-Track
Contact Person: Harold Siegel
Date Posted: August 11th, 2009
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The Department of Psychology at Rutgers University--Newark Campus seeks an assistant professor for a tenure track position in Social or Cognitive Psychology.

Within the social area, special interest is in the areas of social cognition, psychology of criminology, health and coping, emotions and emotion regulation, and cross-cultural psychology. Within the cognitive area, special interest is in the areas of judgment and decision making, psycholinguistics, life span developmental psychology and gerontology.

Candidates in social or cognitive who combine basic and applied research and have strong quantitative and methodological skills are especially desired. The department is also interested in applicants who can collaborate across areas and with faculty in other departments and schools on the Newark campus.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. (or will have the Ph.D. upon starting) in psychology. Position responsibilities include graduate and undergraduate teaching, and academic advising. Rutgers/Newark psychology strongly emphasizes research.

The Psychology Department offers excellent research facilities, including individual lab space, in-house tech support, and an ample and well-organized subject pool. Rutgers/Newark is ranked among the top 15 small research universities in America, is located very close to New York City, and is situated within a close network of excellent research institutions. The campus is also home to schools of business, criminal justice, law, nursing, and social work

Diversity Mission: Rutgers/Newark is the most ethnically diverse research-oriented campus in America. Applicants should include a brief statement explaining how their membership in our department will advance the University commitment to diversity. Rutgers-Newark is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and actively encourages applications from minorities, women, and other underrepresented groups.

Application: Please provide a letter of interest outlining research interests and teaching interests and philosophy; curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, copies of pre/reprints. Send Application to: Dr. Harold I. Siegel, Chair, Search Committee, Department of Psychology, Rutgers University, 101 Warren Street, Newark, NJ 07102.

Position to begin September 2010 and applications accepted until position is filled. Information on our department is available at:

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