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[xmca] Fwd: [COGDEVSOC] Developmental Position at UMass- Amherst

 University of Massachusetts Amherst
 Department of Psychology
Assistant Professor - Developmental Psychologist

The Developmental Science program within the Department of Psychology at the
University of Massachusetts Amherst invites applications for a tenure track
position at the Assistant Professor level to begin in September 2010.  We
seek an outstanding scientist with an established record of innovative
research to join our Developmental Science Program.  Candidates in any area
of developmental psychology will be considered.  Special consideration will
be given to candidates whose research interests include adoption, effects of
early experience, general cognitive, affective/emotional, psychobiological,
gene-environment, and environmental, contextual, and cultural influences on
development. The successful candidate will have opportunities for
affiliations with the Center for Research on Families and the Rudd Adoption
Research Program, as appropriate.

Successful candidates will have a Ph.D., a strong commitment to high quality
research and teaching, and the potential to develop and maintain an
extramurally funded research program.  Salary will be commensurate with
qualifications and experience. Candidates should submit curriculum vitae,
representative research papers, research and teaching statements, and at
least three letters of reference.  Mail all materials to the Chair of the
Developmental Search Committee, Department of Psychology, University of
Massachusetts- Amherst, 135 Hicks Way, Amherst, MA 01003.

Visit our website (http://psych.umass.edu) for more information about the
department.  We will begin reviewing applications on February 1, 2010, and
will continue until the position is filled.
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*The University provides an intellectual environment committed to providing
academic excellence and diversity including mentoring programs for faculty.
The College and the Department are committed to increasing the diversity of
the faculty, student body and the curriculum.  The University of
Massachusetts is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  Women
and members of minority groups are encouraged to apply.*

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