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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.

Open-Rank Position in Quantitative Psychology
Monday, 13 July 2015 13:28

The Department of Psychology at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position. The expected start date is September 1, 2016.  The primary criterion for appointment is excellence in research and teaching.  We are especially interested in candidates whose research program contributes to the development of new quantitative methods.  Although the specific research area is open, we are especially interested in applicants for whom quantitative theoretical modeling, which could include computational models, analytic models, statistical models or psychometric models, is an essential part of their research program.  The successful candidate will participate in the teaching rotation of graduate-level statistics and methods. Quantitative psychologists from all areas of psychology and related disciplines are encouraged to apply. This is a university-year appointment.

Successful candidates must have a Ph.D. in a relevant discipline (e.g. Bio-statistics, Psychology) by the time the position starts, and a commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching. New faculty hired at the Assistant Professor level will be expected to establish an independent research program. Please submit a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, a statement of current and future research plans, a statement of teaching philosophy and experience, and evidence of teaching excellence (if any). Applicants should also request at least three letters of recommendation from referees. All materials should be uploaded by September 30, 2015 as a single PDF attachment to  For inquiries about the positions please contact Richard Gonzalez ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ). The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Qualified women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. The University is supportive of the needs of dual-career couples.