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Assistant Professor in Neuroscience

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The University of Virginia (UVA) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Department of Psychology. We seek applicants who use animal models to study the neural basis of sensory, perceptual and cognitive processes and/or their development. We are particularly enthusiastic about candidates whose research addresses these issues at the circuit, systems and behavioral levels. The successful candidate is expected to establish a vigorous, independent, and externally funded research program, and to contribute to undergraduate and graduate instruction and training. The new faculty member will have access to several training programs, including the Psychology Graduate Program, the interdepartmental Neuroscience Graduate Program, the Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program, and the Neuroscience Undergraduate Major, and also become a member of the newly established UVA Brain Institute. A competitive start-up package and excellent research facilities are available. The anticipated start date for the position is August 25, 2019. 

This position is part of the pan-University neuroscience cluster hire initiative. This cross-Grounds initiative builds on momentum of the UVA Brain Institute and will promote collaborative activity across College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, School of Medicine, and School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. The cross-disciplinary relationships ensure continuing prominence of neuroscience scholarship at the graduate and undergraduate levels, interdisciplinary education, scientific training and research. The successful candidate will be expected to collaborate with colleagues across Grounds, as well as with the UVA Brain Institute to advance the University's strategic interest in neuroscience, broadly conceived. 

Candidates must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree and relevant post-doctoral experience by the start date of appointment. To apply visit https://jobs.virginia.edu and search on posting number 0624400. Complete a candidate profile and attach the following: cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of research interests and teaching philosophy, and contact information for three references. 

Review of applications will begin on December 1st, 2018; however, the position will remain open until filled. 

Inquiries about the position should be directed to the Chair of the search committee, Jianhua Cang, at cang@virginia.edu. Questions regarding the application process should be directed to Faculty Search Advisor Savanna Galambos, at skh7b@virginia.edu

UVA assists faculty spouses and partners seeking employment in the Charlottesville area. To learn more please visit http://provost.virginia.edu/dual-career. For more information about UVA and the surrounding area, please visit http://uvacharge.virginia.edu/guide.html. 

The University of Virginia is fundamentally committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration of employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.  
 

Assistant Professor in Psychology of Race and Inequality

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The University of Virginia Arts & Sciences Department of Psychology invites applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Community Psychology. The appointment begins with the fall term of 2019, with an anticipated start date of July 25, 2019. In addition to developing external funding to support research endeavors, candidates will be expected to teach at the graduate and undergraduate levels, engage in graduate mentoring and provide service to the University, Department and professional organizations. 

We are seeking a scholar who conducts research within the area of Race and Inequality to join our department. We are particularly interested in candidates whose program of research focuses on issues of racial inequality pertaining to the criminal justice system. Scholars who demonstrate excellence in research on issues of racial inequality in other domains, however, are also encouraged to apply. Successful applicants will have demonstrated promise for developing a nationally recognized research program, including the ability to attract research support. Applicants must have earned a Ph.D. in a relevant field at the time of application, including but not limited to any area of psychology (e.g., community, clinical, developmental, social), public health, social work, human development, or law. 

The Department of Psychology has had a strong Community Psychology program, focused on the role of broader societal contexts in shaping human behavior, with a particular emphasis on structural inequalities and their potential to undermine healthy human development. Many of our faculty collaborate across areas and possess affiliations with multiple departmental areas. There are also rich opportunities to collaborate with other schools and departments in the University, including the Department for African-American and African Studies, the Department of Women, Gender, and Sexuality, the UVA Law School, the Curry School of Education, and the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy. 

This position is part of a pan-University, interdisciplinary cluster hire in Race and Inequality. This cross-Grounds initiative builds on UVA's commitment to creating, advancing, and sustaining a research mission devoted to the study of race, civil rights, and social justice. The cluster includes four tenure-track searches to be conducted by departments across the College of Arts & Sciences, with participation by the humanities, science, and social science divisions, as well as the School of Law and the Curry School of Education. 

Review of applications will begin October 1, 2018 and the search will remain open until filled. 

To apply, visit http://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0623955. Complete a Candidate Profile online and attach the following: a cover letter of interest describing research agenda, a statement of teaching experience, a curriculum vitae, and up to three sample articles. Please have three reference letter writers email their letters directly to Ms. Debra Snow, dm3f@virginia.edu

For questions regarding the position, please contact, Noelle M. Hurd, nh3v@virginia.edu

For questions regarding the application process, please contact, Savanna Galambos, skh7b@virginia.edu 

UVA assists faculty spouses and partners seeking employment in the Charlottesville area. To learn more please visit http://provost.virginia.edu/dual-career. 

For more information about UVA and the surrounding area, please visit http://uvacharge.virginia.edu/guide.html. 

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  

Assistant Professor in Social Psychology 

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The University of Virginia Arts & Sciences Department of Psychology invites applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Social Psychology. The appointment begins with the fall term of 2019. In addition to developing external funding to support research endeavors, candidates will be expected to teach at the graduate and undergraduate levels and provide service to the University, Department and professional organizations. 

We are seeking a candidate who is conducting cutting-edge research in any area of social psychology, including, but not limited to, attitudes, social cognition, emotion, motivation, culture, interpersonal processes, relationships, stereotyping and prejudice, judgment and decision making, intervention science, and individual differences. Candidates should have proven success, as measured by a strong publication record. The candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate courses in psychology, ideally introduction to social psychology, as well as undergraduate and graduate seminars. Applicants must be on track to receive a Ph.D. in Psychology or a relevant field by May 2019 and must hold a Ph.D. at the time of appointment. 

The Department of Psychology has had a strong social psychology program for many years and the candidate is expected to be a central member of this program. In addition, there are faculty with interests in social psychology in several other schools in the University, including the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy, the Curry School of Education, the Darden School of Business, the McIntire School of Commerce, the School of Engineering and Applied Science, and the School of Architecture. There are ample opportunities for collaboration with faculty in other departments and schools. 

Review of applications will begin October 1, 2018 and the search will remain open until filled. 

To apply, visit http://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0623976. Complete a Candidate Profile online and attach the following: a cover letter of interest describing research agenda, a statement of teaching experience, a curriculum vitae, and up to three sample articles. Please have three reference letter writers email their letters directly to Ms. Debra Snow, dm3f@virginia.edu

For questions regarding the position, please contact, Timothy D. Wilson, tdw@virginia.edu
For questions regarding the application process, please contact, Savanna Galambos, skh7b@virginia.edu 
UVA assists faculty spouses and partners seeking employment in the Charlottesville area. To learn more please visit http://provost.virginia.edu/dual-career. 
For more information about UVA and the surrounding area, please visit http://uvacharge.virginia.edu/guide.html. 
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  

Postdoctoral Research Associate 

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The Department of Psychology at the University of Virginia is seeking applicants for a postdoctoral Research Associate position in the field of computational cognitive neuroscience. The position will involve working on a project focusing on the development of new model-based methods of assessing cognitive state, such as attention, memory, decision-making, in real-world and virtual environments. The goal of the research project is to quantify fluctuations in cognitive performance with mathematical models of behavior combined within a Bayesian joint modeling framework with neural and other sensor data. The position will entail helping to design, collect, and analyze behavioral and neural (both fMRI and EEG) data, as well as, helping to develop the entire modeling and analysis ecosystem, parts of which we will release as open source software for the scientific community to use. The position will include preparation of manuscripts for leading peer-reviewed journals, as well as assistance writing grants to secure ongoing funding for the lab. Finally, the position will entail some supervision and collaboration with graduate students, research assistants, and undergraduate students in the lab. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in any field closely related to neuroscience, psychology, or computer science by the position start date and demonstrate a strong research background with excellent data analysis skills in at least one of the following fields: virtual reality, computational models of cognition (especially memory) and/or machine learning applied to neural data. Preference will be given to individuals who have prior experience with computer programming.

This is a one-year appointment. However, appointments may be renewed for one or two years (one-year increments), contingent upon available funding and satisfactory performance.

The University of Virginia is consistently ranked as a top public institution. Situated within iconic and historic Charlottesville, Virginia, with convenient airport and interstate access, we are located within one hour of Richmond and two hours of Washington D.C. Charlottesville is consistently ranked as one of the most livable cities in America. The postdoctoral affairs website at the following URL provides more information on resources for postdocs at the University of Virginia: http://postdoc.virginia.edu/.

To apply, candidates must complete a candidate profile through Jobs@UVa (hhtps://jobs.virginia.edu) and electronically attach the following: cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the contact information for three professional references; search on posting number 0623403.

Review of applications will begin June 18, 2018; however, the position will remain open until filled. The anticipated start date is July 2018.

Questions regarding the position and application process should be directed to Rachel Browning at ram9wf@virginia.edu.

The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to making a final offer of employment.

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.