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[xmca] Fwd: [COGDEVSOC] Asst Professor Position at UC Merced

Please see below for an assistant professor opening in developmental

 Area:   Developmental Psychology  Position Title:   Assistant
Professor  Position
Code:   ASHA2414A  Status:   Open  Description:   The University of
California, Merced is a dynamic new university campus in Merced, California,
which opened in September 2005 as the tenth campus of the University of
California and the first American research university in the 21st century.
In keeping with the mission of the University to provide teaching, research
and public service of the highest quality, UC Merced offers
research-centered and student-oriented educational opportunities at the
undergraduate, master’s and doctoral levels through three academic schools:
Engineering, Natural Sciences and Social Sciences/Humanities/Arts. The
School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts invites applications for a
position at the Assistant Professor (tenure-track) level in Developmental
Psychology. Research focus within this area is open. This is a unique
opportunity to join a growing faculty in psychology at a new University of
California campus, and to contribute to long-term program building. We are
currently focusing on building excellence in developmental psychology,
quantitative methods, and health psychology.

Merced is a pleasant community of about 80,000 located in the rapidly
developing and multi-ethnic Central Valley of California, within view of the
Sierra Nevada mountains. It is about an hour to the Sierras and two hours to
Monterey, Santa Cruz, San Jose, Berkeley and Sacramento. The University of
California at Merced is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer
with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among
its faculty, staff, and students. The University is supportive of dual
career couples.  Qualifications:   The successful candidate will have a
doctorate in developmental psychology or in a closely related field, a
strong record of publication, potential for external grant funding,
interests in program-building, a commitment to excellence and experience in
teaching. In addition, post-doctoral experience is highly desirable. We
encourage applications from persons in all areas of developmental
psychology.    Salary:   Salary is negotiable, based on UC Pay
Schedule    Closing
Date:   01/04/2010    To Apply:   Interested applicants are required to
submit 1) a cover letter 2) curriculum vitae 3) statement of research 4)
statement of teaching 5) up to three reprints/preprints of representative
publications and 6) a list of four references with mailing address, phone
number, and e-mail address. In addition applicants must arrange to have
these four letters of reference *submitted independently* to the following
email address: ssha.ref.psyc@ucmerced.edu. Letters need to reference the
candidate’s name and Job Code: ASHA2414A on the letter.

*Please do not submit individual letters of recommendation via this website.

*Applications must be submitted via this website.* Apply
more information:   see http://psychology.ucmerced.edu and/or contact
Professor Jack L. Vevea, Search Committee Chair (jvevea@ucmerced.edu).
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