Posting Number: F00275
Full Time/Part Time: Full-time
Duties and Responsibilities:
The Department of Psychology at the University of Houston seeks to hire a tenure track (open rank) faculty member in the area of quantitative methods. Candidates should have a record of scholarly productivity and a nationally competitive program of research appropriate to rank, and an interest and ability to contribute to undergraduate and doctoral research and teaching programs. The specific area of quantitative focus is open, but candidates with interests in Bayesian methods, categorical and latent class models, methods for high-dimensional data, machine learning, and/or robust statistics are especially being sought. Applicants should be prepared to participate in the Department’s core quantitative undergraduate and graduate instructional curricula. Primary and secondary affiliations are encouraged with the Department's doctoral programs in I/O; Social/Health; Developmental, Cognitive, and Behavioral Neuroscience; and Clinical Psychology (adult, child, and clinical neuropsychology major areas of study), the Texas Institute for Measurement, Evaluation, and Statistics, and the Center for Advanced Computing and Data Systems, which are university-wide research centers.
UH is located in the heart of the nation's fourth largest city, and is one of the most culturally and ethnically diverse public universities in the nation, with over 40,000 students on the main campus. With one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation, UH seeks to recruit and retain a diverse community of scholars. UH is a Tier One research university and is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution. Nearby is the world's largest medical center, the Texas Medical Center (TMC). UH is a full member of the TMC linked through federal grants, research institutes, faculty appointments, and other academic activities. Rice University, with which we also have long-term connections, is also nearby. We also maintain extensive partnerships with industries, school districts, and NASA in the greater Houston area as well as with other departments and schools at UH, such as the Schools of Pharmacy, Engineering, Optometry, Natural Sciences and Mathematics, or Education. The newly opened Health and Biomedical Science Building on the UH campus provides up-to-date research, clinical, office and teaching space for many faculty.
Any questions may be addressed to Dr. David Francis, Quantitative Search Committee Chair, Phone: 832-842-7036, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Additional information on the University is available at http://www.uh.edu and on the Department of Psychology at http://www.psychology.uh.edu
The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The University of Houston is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.
Ph.D. in area
Special Instructions to the Applicant:
Official transcripts are required for a faculty appointment and will be requested upon selection of final candidate.
All positions at the University of Houston are security sensitive and will require a criminal history check.
Desired Employee Start Date: 09/01/2017