School of Psychology, Georgia Institute of Technology

Position ID:GaTech-Psychology-QUANTPSYCH [#9644]
Position Title: Quantitative Psychologist
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Atlanta, Georgia, United States [map]
Subject Area: Psychology / Quantitative
Appl Deadline: (posted 2017/08/30, listed until 2018/01/01)
Position Description:    

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Quantitative Psychologist

School of Psychology, Georgia Institute of Technology

The School of Psychology in the College of Science at the Georgia Institute of Technology announces a search for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in quantitative psychology with an emphasis on advanced statistical modeling.  Exceptional candidates at higher ranks will also be considered.  Strongest consideration will be given to candidates with expertise in models for intensive within-subject data analysis relevant to addressing questions about behavior in multilevel systems, including dynamical systems modeling, structural equation models for longitudinal and time series data, fMRI data analysis for assessing functional network connectivity, and/or generalized multi-level models, but applications from candidates with interests in other areas of quantitative psychology are welcome. Given existing expertise and research programs in the School of Psychology, candidates will have the opportunity to collaborate with scientists (or have access to data) addressing substantive research questions in cognitive and brain systems, work psychology, applied cognitive psychology, or life-span development.  Applicants should be willing and able to teach graduate courses in advanced statistical methods, such as a seminar in multilevel regression models.  Candidates for Associate Professor or Full Professor should have a track record of external funding and/or of participating in research teams receiving external grant funds.

The quantitative psychology program is currently composed of five faculty and eight Ph.D. students. It is one of five PhD emphases in the School of Psychology that also includes Cognitive and Brain Science, Cognitive Aging, Engineering Psychology, and Work Psychology.   The quantitative program values methodological development, innovative scholarship, and cutting-edge applications that contribute to the science of psychology. The School of Psychology, located within Georgia Tech’s College of Sciences, provides an excellent environment for teaching and innovative research. The School has excellent research facilities, strongly supports collaborative research, and enjoys productive associations with other Universities in the area. For more information about the School of Psychology, please visit our web site: http://www.psychology.gatech.edu

Applications have the best opportunity for consideration if received by October 31, 2017, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. A cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests, representative p/reprints, and 3 letters of recommendation should be sent through the online portal at: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9644 . Submission of recent teaching evaluations is also encouraged if available. Confidential inquiries can be sent to James Roberts (james.roberts@psych.gatech.edu). Questions about technical issues with the application submission process may be sent to Leslie Dionne White (leslied@gatech.edu). 


 The Georgia Institute of Technology is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Consistent with its obligations under federal law, each company that is a federal contractor or subcontractor is committed to taking affirmative action to employ and advance in employment, qualified women, minorities, disabled individuals and veterans. Candidates with skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities are encouraged to apply.



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School of Psychology
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Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, Ga 30332-0170

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