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Tenure Track Assistant Professor Position in Developmental Psychology

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The Department of Psychology, University of California, Riverside, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY. Area of specialization in developmental psychology is open, though we are especially interested in candidates that can contribute to our current strengths in culture, context, and biological/familial contributions to cognitive or social development. Applicants with research experience in development either at specific age periods or across the life span are welcome. The position begins July 1, 2014. A Ph.D. degree is required at the time of the appointment and applicants should have a significant record or promise of outstanding research. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Applicants should be committed to excellence in undergraduate and graduate education. Review of completed applications will begin December 5, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates should transmit a cover letter, their curriculum vitae, explicit research and teaching statements, reprints and preprints, and arrange to have three letters of recommendation provided. Questions about the position should be directed to Professor Chandra Reynolds, Chair, Developmental Area Search Committee, at

The Riverside campus of the University of California is growing rapidly and has an excellent psychology department with a strong record of success in research, teaching, and extramural funding. For information on the Department of Psychology, see our web site at: The campus is located about 50 miles east of Los Angeles and less than an hour’s drive from the area’s mountains, deserts, and beaches. The University of California, Riverside is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Misc / Additional - Reprints and Pre-Prints of Research

  • Misc / Additional - Please put your sample publications in one PDF

  • Misc / Additional - Each misc. area has a limit of 10 megabytes, you have three places to put your re-prints

  • Misc/Additional - Additonal area for more re-prints and pre-prints, please make one PDF

Reference requirements
  • 3 letters of reference required