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The Society for Mathematical Psychology promotes the advancement and communication of research in mathematical psychology and related disciplines. Mathematical psychology is broadly defined to include work of a theoretical character that uses mathematical methods, formal logic, or computer simulation. The Society journal is the Journal of Mathematical Psychology.

Faculty Position in Quantitative Psychology
Wednesday, 09 October 2013 15:45

The UVa Arts & Sciences Department of Psychology invites applicants for a faculty position in Quantitative Psychology at the rank of Assistant (tenure-track) or Associate (tenured) Professor. We seek candidates dedicated to our research mission and passionate about teaching in a world-class institution.

The UVa Quantitative Psychology area provides PhD and Postdoctoral training while maintaining a research focus on statistical, computational and mathematical modeling of complex data. The collaborative environment is rich, including University-wide links with the schools of Engineering, Medicine and Education as well as national and international collaborations, e.g., the OpenMx project and the Max Planck International School for the Life Course. We particularly welcome applications from individuals who are developing novel methods and models, implementing open source software, and collaborating broadly in one or more of the substantive areas represented in the UVa Psychology Department: Developmental, Cognitive, Clinical, Community, and Systems and Sensory Neuroscience.

The College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, with 10,000 students and 750 faculty members, is the largest of the University of Virginia's 11 schools and is the institution's intellectual core. Our mission is to equip students with the ability and desire to make a difference in the world and inspire others to do the same. We aspire to be an international leader in research and graduate education while maintaining our long-standing reputation for excellence in undergraduate education.

Applicants must have received a PhD in psychology or related field at the time of application.

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.

Review of applications will begin November 7, 2013; however, the position will remain open until filled. The appointment start date will begin August 25, 2014.

To apply candidates must submit a Candidate Profile through Jobs@UVa (, search on posting number 0613039.

Then go to Interfolio ( and attach the following required documents;

- Cover letter describing research interest

- Curriculum Vita

- Statement of teaching experience

-3 confidential reference letters

-3 representative reprints

Questions regarding the application process should be directed to: Rich Haverstrom,  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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

The College of Arts & Sciences and the University of Virginia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We are committed to developing diversity in faculty and staff and welcome applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disability.