Assistant Professor - Health Psychology - NCSU

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Assistant Professor -  Health Psychology   

Department of Psychology North Carolina State University

Position Vacancy Number:   00000421 

The Department of Psychology at North Carolina State University invites applicants with expertise in the area of health psychology to fill an assistant professor tenure/tenure-track position.  A strong preference will be given to applicants having a community-based / community psychology approach to health issues, as well as experience in program evaluation. 

The Psychology Department has 30 faculty members in five Ph.D.-granting specializations: Lifespan Developmental, Human Factors & Ergonomics, Industrial/Organizational, School

Psychology, and Psychology in the Public Interest. The person filling this position would affiliate with the Psychology in the Public Interest program, whichemphasizes development and evaluation of interventions/policies for important problems of society, particularly those faced by underrepresented groups. Additional departmental information can be found online at:

NC State is a land grant institution with Carnegie Foundation status of RU/VH (Research University/very high research activity, i.e., the designation formerly known as Research I). It is located in Raleigh, NC, the state capital, which represents the eastern point of the Triangle, a vibrant and growing geographical region with access to major intellectual and cultural resources including Research Triangle Park, the SAS Institute, the National Humanities Center, Duke University, the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, and North Carolina Central University.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Psychology or in a closely related field.  Successful candidates will have a strong record of research productivity, the potential to develop an independent, externally-funded research program that involves doctoral students, and a commitment to teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Salary is competitive. Review of applications will start by October 9, 2011, and continue until the position is filled.    Position begins August 16, 2012.  

To apply, please visit and reference position number 00000421. Applicants will be asked to attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement, and representative publications to their online application.

In addition, applicants should also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to the Search Committee Chair.

Information requests may be addressed to Dr. Roger E. Mitchell, Chair, Health Psychology Search Committee, Department of Psychology, North Carolina State University, Box 7650, Raleigh, NC 27695-7650;; 919-513-2546.

AA/EOE.  In addition, NC State welcomes all persons without regard to sexual orientation.


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