DISTINGUISHED PROFESSORSHIP IN HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY

The Department of Psychology at the University of Georgia invites applications for the Gail M. Williamson Distinguished Professorship in Health Psychology to begin Fall, 2019. The successful candidate will have a research program in the area of Health Psychology, a Ph.D. in Psychology, evidence of influential work, national and international prominence, and a high level of research productivity commensurate with an endowed professorship. Within Health Psychology the research area is open. Successful candidates will be expected to have an established and current record of extramural funding, experience working with biomarkers or other clearly operationalized markers of health behaviors and outcomes, and be prepared to contribute to training in advanced quantitative methodologies relevant to health psychology (e.g., innovative statistical, experimental, or data collection methods).

Candidates will be expected to contribute to the teaching needs of the department at the graduate and undergraduate level, particularly in health psychology. Program affiliation within the department is open. Candidates may affiliate with one or more of our department’s core training areas: Behavioral and Brain Sciences, Industrial/Organization Psychology, and Clinical Psychology. Candidates should expect to come in to the department appointed as a full professor, must have been tenured at a prior institution, and must bring a demonstrably national reputation to the institution.

The Department of Psychology has approximately 40 faculty members, 100 doctoral students, and approximately 1500 undergraduate Psychology majors. Successful applicants will join a nationally prominent and productive research faculty and department that is dedicated to supporting faculty research. Collaboration within the department and across the University is encouraged. Collaboration is facilitated by established connections with the Owens Institute for Behavioral Research, the Center for Family Research, the Institute of Gerontology, the Bioimaging Research Center, the Biomedical and Health Sciences Institute, the College of Public Health, the UGA/Augusta University Medical Partnership, and the Clinical and Translational Research Unit, all of which offer excellent collaborative research opportunities and support for innovative, multidisciplinary programs of research.

Athens, Georgia is well known for its quality of life, with easy access to both outdoor and urban activities. UGA is a land and sea grant institution located in Athens, 90 miles northeast of Atlanta, the state capital (Visit Athens Website). Athens, Georgia is well known for its quality of life, with easy access to both outdoor and urban activities (Explore Georgia Website).

The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, its many units, and the University of Georgia are committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and students, and sustaining a work and learning environment that is inclusive. Women, minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (hrweb@uga.edu). Please do not contact the department or search committee with such requests.

Candidates should apply here and include a curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests, representative publications, and provide the names/contact information of three potential references submitted at the same website. Review of applications will begin by November 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Due to an update of the UGAjobs website, applications cannot be uploaded from November 14 – December 15, 2018. Materials for informal consideration can be sent via email to reneemoore1@uga.edu during this time; however, for full consideration, materials and applicant certifications must be submitted to the UGAjobs website here after the system is reopened on December 16, 2018.

 

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, PSYCHOLOGY.

The Department of Psychology at the University of Georgia is seeking to fill a tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning no later than Fall, 2019. This position is a direct result of the University of Georgia’s Presidential Hiring Initiative to expand the data literacy of our student population. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in Psychology or a quantitative discipline (e.g., statistics, complex systems science) appropriate to Psychological inquiry prior to start date. Area of research is open but applicants who integrate advanced data and quantitative techniques into their research on psychological or neuroscience topics will be particularly favored. The successful candidate will have teaching expertise in data and quantitative sciences, broadly construed. Data Science includes but is not limited to contemporary social sciences‐based quantitative methods, advanced statistical methods, big data analytics, qualitative methods, or other specialized statistical methodologies of significant relevance to the Behavioral Sciences.

Candidates for this position will be expected to seek extramural funding (e.g. K awards; R21s, R01s). The department is dedicated to provide resources and assistance in the grant submission process. Candidates will be expected to contribute to the teaching needs of the department at the graduate and undergraduate level, most specifically in areas of undergraduate and graduate statistical methodologies. Candidates could affiliate with one or more of our department’s core training areas: Behavioral and Brain Sciences, Clinical Psychology, and Industrial/Organization Psychology.

The Department of Psychology has approximately 40 faculty members, 100 doctoral students, and approximately 1600 undergraduate Psychology majors. Successful applicants will join a nationally prominent and productive research faculty and department interested in promoting the careers of junior faculty. Collaboration with faculty across the department and the University is encouraged. Established collaborative associations with the Owens Institute for Behavioral Research, the Center for Family Research, the Institute of Gerontology, the Bioimaging Research Center, the Biomedical and Health Sciences Institute, the College of Public Health, the UGA/Augusta University Medical Partnership, and the Clinical and Translational Research Unit offer excellent research development opportunities. 

Athens, Georgia is well known for its quality of life, with easy access to both outdoor and urban activities (Explore Georgia Website)UGA is a land and sea grant institution located in Athens, 90 miles northeast of Atlanta, the state capital (Visit Athens Website). 

The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, its many units, and the University of Georgia are committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and students, and sustaining a work and learning environment that is inclusive. Women, minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (hrweb@uga.edu). Please do not contact the department or search committee with such requests. Candidates should apply here and include a curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests, representative publications, and should have three letters of reference submitted at the same website. Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2019 with full consideration given through February 03, 2019.

 

STAFF

UGA staff position listings are available on the UGA job listings page. Application for positions must be done through the UGA Employment Department.