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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Statistics/Quantitative Psychology
Wednesday, 25 September 2013 03:58

The College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Psychology at Drexel University invites applications for a full time Assistant Professor (tenure track) in the area of Quantitative Psychology or Statistics.  The position will begin in Fall 2014.

Position Summary: The Department of Psychology at Drexel University has doctoral programs in Clinical Psychology (APA accredited), Law-Psychology (JD/Ph.D.), and Applied Cognitive and Brain Sciences (ACBS), and a Master’s program in research-oriented general psychology. The successful candidate will develop an active program of research that includes scholarship in quantitative research methods.  In addition, the candidate will build a specialization within the doctoral and master’s programs leading to the awarding of a Master’s degree in Quantitative Psychology for a small number of students. The candidate will also collaborate with investigators within the department and university on applications for federal, state, and private grant funding, and will provide statistical consultation and related assistance in the implementation of successful awards.  Collaboration with other departments (e.g., Mathematics) and colleges (e.g., Public Health, Computing and Informatics) at Drexel is desirable. In addition, the successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses, mentor students at all levels, and contribute to curriculum development and program planning across doctoral, Master’s, and undergraduate programs.
Qualifications: Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Quantitative Psychology, Statistics, or a related area, with a record of publication in quantitative areas, successful consultation on funded applications, and the willingness and ability to build a small statistics specialization within the Department.  Willingness to work with a range of investigators on the application for and implementation of research grants is expected.
Drexel University:  Drexel offers an attractive benefits package and an opportunity to join a distinguished and growing department.  The University is located in Philadelphia, a major metropolitan area with numerous cultural, medical, educational, and recreational opportunities as well as easy access to New York City, Washington, D.C., and the New Jersey shore. Criminal background clearances are required for all new faculty hires. Drexel is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The College of Arts and Sciences is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.
To Apply:  Please apply online at <> and search for Tenure Track Faculty, Statistics/Psychology. The requisition # is 5621. Please submit a letter of interest, a current CV, and selected publications, and arrange for three letters of recommendation by December 1, 2013. Indicate teaching specialties for undergraduate or graduate areas of interest. Interviews are expected to begin in early 2014. For additional information regarding your application, please contact Dr. Kirk Heilbrun, Professor of Psychology, Drexel University, 334 Stratton Hall, 3141 Chestnut St. Philadelphia PA. 19104, or by e-mail at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
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