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Assistant Professor in Quantitative Methods

Posted: 12/12/2017 (Employment)

The Graduate Center (GC) is the principal doctorate-granting institution of the City University of New York (CUNY). Offering more than thirty doctoral degrees from Anthropology to Urban Education, and fostering globally significant research in a wide variety of centers and institutes, the GC provides academic training in the humanities, sciences, and social sciences. The Graduate Center is also integral to the intellectual and cultural vitality of New York City. Through its extensive public programs, The Graduate Center hosts a wide range of events – lectures, conferences, book discussions, art exhibits, concerts, and dance and theater that enrich and inform.

The PhD Program in Psychology at the GC seeks a tenure track Assistant Professor specializing in Quantitative Methods beginning Fall 2018. The exact area of the quantitative focus is open, but the candidate’s expertise would optimally complement the Doctoral Program’s existing strengths. The areas of interest may include Bayesian and Frequentist statistics, canonical correlation, classification analysis, cluster analysis, computational modelling, data mining, generalized linear models, latent variable models, longitudinal analysis, machine learning, multi-level analysis, non-parametric statistics, GIS, qualitative analysis, participatory action research, psychometrics, and structural equation modelling.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach both introductory and advanced graduate level statistics and quantitative research methods courses and substantive courses in the candidate’s area of expertise as well as advise and mentor graduate students across multiple research methods. The incumbent will have vast opportunities for collaboration in both research and funding requests while joining an institution committed to excellence and inclusion.

PhD degree in area(s) of experience or equivalent.  Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.

Other Qualifications
A preferred candidate should have:
– PhD in Psychology.
– Experience in teaching graduate level statistics, established success in peer-review publishing and external funding and advising graduate (master’s and doctoral) students
– An interest in working in an interdisciplinary academic community and committed to a central goal of the GC: public scholarship for the public good.
– Experience working with graduate students from diverse backgrounds.
– Research interests that complement more than one of the Training Areas in the Psychology Program (Behavioral & Cognitive Neuroscience, Basic and Applied Social Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Cognitive and Comparative Psychology, Critical Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Environmental Psychology, Health Psychology, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Psychology and Law).

CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs.  We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.

How to Apply
Click on “Apply Now” below which will bring you to the registration screen. If you are a new user, you must register to apply. If you already have a user ID, please use your existing ID to apply. Make sure to upload a CV (describing your pedagogical background in graduate courses and research), representative publications, and contact information for three (3) professional references (name, title, and organization). Please upload all documents in Word or PDF format.

Closing Date
Open until filled with review of applications to begin on February 1, 2018.

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