Assistant Professor of Psychology, Development or Perception/Cognition

The Department of Psychology at Rutgers University-Newark Campus seeks an assistant professor for a tenure-track position in Developmental or Perception/Cognition. The position begins 9/2013 and is open to candidates in any research area within Development and Perception/Cognition; applicants possessing strong quantitative and methodological skills and interests are especially desired. Other core training areas in our doctoral program include Social Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience.   
A Ph.D. in psychology is required. Position responsibilities include graduate and undergraduate teaching and academic advising. The Psychology Department at Rutgers-Newark strongly emphasizes research, and offers excellent 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, located minutes from New York City, and 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 (14 consecutive years, US News & World Report). Applicants may 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 statements outlining research and teaching interests, curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, and copies of pre/reprints. Send electronic application to:

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 Review of applications begins on October 1, 2012.