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Experimental Psychology/Perception (Tenure-track, Assistant Professor)
Department of Psychology

Central Michigan University

Mount Pleasant, MI
The Department of Psychology at Central Michigan University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position effective August 2013. The successful candidate will join a department with 35 faculty members as a member of the Experimental Psychology Program. This program comprises 16 full-time faculty members and offers a doctoral degree in applied experimental psychology as well as a terminal master’s degree in experimental psychology. Candidates must have a research program in perception, and preference will be given to candidates whose research is in applied experimental and human factors/ergonomics that complements existing program faculty. Evidence of success in securing external funding to support research and students is desired. Consideration will be given to those who have a Ph.D. in psychology as well as those who are ABD in psychology. Further, candidates are required to have demonstrated teaching effectiveness, and qualifications to teach perception as well as interest in teaching courses in introductory psychology, history and systems, statistics, and research methodology.

To apply, visit www.jobs.cmich.edu and upload a cover letter, curriculum vita, publication reprints, as well as evidence of teaching effectiveness. Three letters of recommendation should be sent to Dr. Richard W. Backs, Chair, Perception Search Committee, Department of Psychology, Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI 48859. Consideration of applications will begin November 15, 2012, and priority will be given to those who have completed their application by this date. For further information contact Dr. Backs at backs1rw@cmich.edu.

Celebrating its 120th anniversary this year, Central Michigan University is one of the nation’s 100 largest public universities and the fourth largest in Michigan, with more than 21,000 students on its Mount Pleasant campus and another 7,000 enrolled online and at more than
50 locations across North America. CMU offers academic programs at the undergraduate, master’s, specialist and doctoral levels, including several in key areas of strength and emerging interest. CMU also has established a College of Medicine, which is actively recruiting students for its inaugural class that will start in the summer of 2013.

CMU, an AA/EO institution, strongly and actively strives to increase diversity within its community (see www.cmich.edu/aaeo/).

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