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Cognitive Developmental Psychology
Department of Psychology

Tufts University

Medford , MA
The Psychology Department at Tufts University is seeking applicants at the assistant professor level for a tenure-track position in Cognitive Developmental Psychology to begin September, 2014. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. by the time of appointment. He or she will show evidence of an active research program, capable of supporting extramural funding that investigates theoretical aspects of cognitive development across different parts of the lifespan. Areas of research that bridge to current faculty are highly desirable. Appropriate areas of expertise might include, but are not limited to: emotion, language, social or spatial cognition, memory, or the contribution and impact of genetics on behavior or development. Applicants combining behavioral and neuroscience approaches are of considerable interest. Applicants should be willing and able to teach introductory and advanced courses in developmental psychology as well as contribute to quantitatively oriented laboratory courses and participate in our Ph.D. graduate program. Applicants should submit a letter of application, a C.V., a research synopsis, a statement of teaching philosophy, copies of representative scholarly work, and arrange to have three confidential reference letters submitted directly by the authors to: https://apply.interfolio.com/23632. Questions about the position may be directed to Keith Maddox, Interim Department Chair (keith.maddox@tufts.edu). Review of applications will begin December 1, 2013, and will continue until the position is filled. Tufts University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to increasing the faculty’s diversity. Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

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