The Department of Psychology at The University of Rhode Island invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Behavioral Science beginning Fall 2023. 

We seek an individual with expertise in quantitative methods that complements existing strengths in our department who will collaborate on innovative statistical scholarship with our quantitative faculty, and who will continue and enhance a long-standing tradition of excellence in methodology in the department. Current expertise includes longitudinal data analysis, missing data analysis, and multilevel modeling. Principal areas of interest should include multivariate analysis and structural equation modeling. Areas of quantitative specialization within these broad categories are open. We welcome substantive interests in areas of health science that are of vital concern to society and that offer opportunities for collaboration within our department and across the College of Health Sciences and the University. Existing strengths in the department include clinical and health psychology, social psychology, substance use and addictions, multicultural psychology, child/adolescent/young adult health, and clinical neuroscience. The position will address teaching and research needs in quantitative methods that are central to our undergraduate BA and BS, and graduate curriculums. 

The Department, College, and University recognize that the field of psychology needs to be strengthened by contributions from a broad range of perspectives. The Department of Psychology is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion and seeks to serve as a representative inspiration for the next generations. As such, we particularly welcome candidates from groups that are historically underrepresented, marginalized, and/or excluded in the field of psychology who will support the mission of both URI and the Department of Psychology to expose students to different perspectives. Candidates will demonstrate a commitment to inclusivity to enhance a sense of belonging and academic success among undergraduate students from diverse cultures and backgrounds. For more information about the University’s commitment to diversity, please visit https://web.uri.edu/diversity/. 

The Psychology Department is recognized for excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service, and for our commitment to diversity. Our department has 850 undergraduates, 60 graduate students, and 28 faculty, with doctoral tracks in Behavioral Science and an APA-accredited Clinical Psychology program. For more information about the Department’s commitment to diversity, 

For complete details, and the application process itself, please visit the URI jobs website at https://jobs.uri.edu to apply for faculty job posting (F00354).  

The search will remain open until the position has been filled. First consideration will be given to applications received by January 15, 2023. Second consideration may be given to applications received by February 15, 2023. Applications received subsequent to second consideration date (February 15, 2023) may not be given full consideration. 


The University of Rhode Island is an AA/EEOD employer. 
Women, persons of color, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other protected groups are encouraged to apply.

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