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Faculty Positions Available at the University of Rhode Island

News Date: Monday, December 3, 2018 - 11:15

Announcement for Two Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Psychology Positions:
Quantitative Health (Job #109087) and Cognitive Health Psychology (Job# 109090)

The Department of Psychology at the University of Rhode Island College of Health Sciences invites applications for two tenure-track Assistant Professor positions in our Behavioral Science track. One is in Quantitative Health Psychology and the other is in Cognitive Health Psychology. The positions will be academic year appointments with an expected start date of July 2019.

Our Department and University are dedicated to building a multicultural environment and work place and strongly encourage applicants from underrepresented groups, particularly with respect to race, ethnicity, gender, disability, sexual orientation, and veterans, among others.

Candidates for the Quantitative Health Psychology position should have expertise that complements existing strengths that could include quantitative modeling, psychometrics, big data methods, mixture/cluster/latent class analysis, and/or open science and reproducibility, among other areas.

Candidates for the Cognitive Health Psychology position should have a background in cognitive psychology or cognitive science, preferably with special emphasis and experience in the areas of health decision making and/or social-cognitive influences on health behavior and health promotion.

The positions are open until filled. Applications received by December 7, 2018 are given first consideration. We are interested in candidates with experience working with diverse populations, and who have a strong commitment to multiculturalism and diversity. For information about the Department of Psychology, please see the website (

Please visit the University of Rhode Island jobs website at: to apply and view complete details for the two job postings for:

Cognitive Health Psychology (Search Chair: Robert Laforge,; or

Quantitative Health Psychology, (Search Chair: Lisa Harlow,

Please apply separately to each position if you are qualified for and plan to apply to both. Applications are only accepted online. Reference letters should be sent to the respective Search Chair directly from the letter writers.

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