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El Paso, Texas, USA

The University of Texas at El Paso


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The Department of Psychology at the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) invites applications for a two-year postdoctoral researcher position in Legal Psychology beginning September 1, 2012. Funding for the second year is contingent upon satisfactory performance during the first. This position will not be directly supervised by any individual faculty member, allowing the successful candidate more flexibility in their research activities than in a traditional postdoc position. The duties for this position include: (a) conducting research in the area of Legal Psychology, (b) establishing collaborations with departmental faculty and students, (c) teaching at least one graduate seminar related to Legal Psychology, and (d) seeking research funding from sources outside the university. Applicants must have their Ph.D. in hand no later than September 1, 2012. Applicants should demonstrate a history of active research in Legal Psychology; we are particularly interested in applications from researchers whose research interests complement those of our existing faculty.

The department has 17 full-time faculty, more than 800 undergraduate majors, and more than 50 graduate students in MA and PhD programs UTEP is classified as a Carnegie Doctoral Research University/High Research Activity, ranking 4th among public universities in Texas in research expenditures. Located on the U.S.-Mexico border, El Paso County has a population of 750,000 and is consistently identified by the FBI as one of the safest cities in the U.S. Applicants should submit a letter of interest, vita, representative publications, and the names and contact information of three references. Submissions should be made to Employment website of the UTEP Human Resources Department: Review of applications will begin on February 1, 2012, and will continue until the position is filled. Questions about this position can be directed to Dr. Jennifer Eno Louden at

    When applying for this position, please mention you saw this ad in the APS Postdoc Exchange.

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