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Assistant Professor--Evolutionary Psychology

Job Opportunity

Posted:  Sep 25, 2019 - 02:16pm

Faculty Position

The Department of Psychology at The University of New Mexico (UNM) invites applications for an Evolutionary Psychology position at the Assistant Professor level for a full-time, tenure-track appointment targeted to begin August 1, 2020. Candidates must have earned a doctoral degree in Psychology or a related discipline at the time of appointment and a demonstrated interest in Evolutionary Psychology are considered a minimum qualifications for this position. 

Successful candidates for this position will be expected to teach and mentor at the undergraduate and graduate levels. We are particularly interested in a candidate who will complement existing areas of strength and research interests within the department, including (but not limited to) individual differences, physiology and neurobiology, developmental processes, psychopathology, and human sexuality. A track record of external funding and/or potential to obtain external funding is also desirable. The successful candidate will have numerous opportunities for collaboration within the Psychology Department, with the Anthropology Department, and with several thriving research centers affiliated with UNM, including the Psychology Clinical Neuroscience Center; the Mind Research Network; the Brain and Behavioral Health Institute; and the UNM Health Sciences Center. Applicants are expected to demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities. 

Preferred Qualifications include: 1) Teaching and mentoring excellence, experience in designing and teaching courses at the undergraduate, graduate levels; 2) Established record of peer-reviewed publications; 3) Research fit, as evidenced by publications and ongoing research in content areas that complement those already present in our department; 4)Departmental fit, as evidenced by a strong record in teaching or research that creates opportunities for collaboration with other faculty in the Psychology Department and on campus; 5) Research funding, track record of external funding or potential for external funding; 6) Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities. 

UNM is the state’s flagship University and is one of only four Hispanic-serving, Carnegie Research/Doctoral-Extensive institutions in the US. UNM is in the heart of Albuquerque, a mid-sized city with lots of sunshine, a low cost of living, easy commutes, and a relaxed culture. It is surrounded by spectacular deserts, forests, and mountains with great hiking, camping, and skiing.

For more information on the benefits of living and working in Albuquerque, NM, see https://advance.unm.edu/why-abq/ and https://www.newmexico.org/

Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, description of current and planned research, teaching portfolio with sample syllabi and student ratings, and diversity statement via the UNMJOBS website, Req10576.  Three letters of recommendation must be sent directly to the department (MSC03-2220, Dept. of Psychology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131) or via email to psychjobs@unm.edu by the for best consideration date of November 15, 2019

Consideration of applications will begin immediately. For full consideration apply by November 15, 2019. The position will remain open until filled. Inquiries can be directed to Marco Del Giudice, Ph.D., Chair, Faculty Search Committee, marcodg@unm.edu. The University of New Mexico is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educator; women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.