[visionlist] Tenure-track faculty position in cyberpsychology at the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT)
yelda.semizer at rutgers.edu
Thu Oct 22 12:03:27 -04 2020
Please see the link below to apply for a tenure-track position in
cyberpsychology at the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT).
This will be an accelerated search, so anyone interested should apply asap.
We are looking for a psychologist, and cyberpsychology will be defined
relatively broadly. Cyberpsychology is conceptualized as the discipline of
understanding the psychological processes related to, and underlying, all
aspects and features of technologically interconnected human behavior.
We are a growing program in an innovative field with many exciting
Apply online at:
The Cyberpsychology Program in the Department of Humanities at the New
Jersey Institute of Technology seeks to hire a tenure-track faculty member
at the level of assistant professor in the field of psychology. Cyberpsychology
is the discipline of understanding the psychological processes related to,
and underlying, all aspects and features of technologically interconnected
human behavior. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in psychology, behavioral
sciences, or closely related discipline and are expected to have a
recognized record of scholarly work commensurate with the level of
appointment. Areas of specialization can include but are not limited to
telemental health, virtual reality, artificial intelligence, social media,
online-identity formation, addictive behavior, and learning sciences.
Candidates should also have prior teaching experience or demonstrate the
potential for excellence in teaching psychometrics, qualitative methods,
psychopathology, ethics, and/or biological basis of behavior. Key criteria
for selection will include capacity to actively engage in research and
scholarship, participate in externally funded research, and demonstrate a
commitment to undergraduate and graduate education for diverse student
populations. Application packages should include a letter outlining
background and expertise, curriculum vita, statement of research and
teaching interests, a writing sample or publication, and names of at least
three references. The successful candidate can expect a competitive salary
as well as support in the form of start-up research funding. *Review of
applications will begin on October 15, 2020 and continue until the position
The successful candidate is expected to establish an active, externally
funded research program in the psychological sciences and to demonstrate
excellence in graduate and undergraduate teaching. Duties will include
delivering lecture courses and/or administering labs, actively pursuing
opportunities for external research funding, advising student researchers,
and participating in outreach to recruit a diverse population of
high-quality undergraduate and graduate students.
Ph.D. in psychology, behavioral sciences, or closely related discipline
from an accredited institution. At the university's discretion, the
education and experience prerequisites may be accepted where the candidate
can demonstrate to the satisfaction of the university an equivalent
combination of education and experience specifically preparing the
candidate for success in the position.
*Special Instructions to Applicants:*
Candidates may apply online at:
should submit a letter of application, curriculum vita, statement of
research and teaching interests (5-page max), a writing sample or
publication, and names of at least three references. Candidates may send
queries to Dr. Julie Ancis, Professor and Director of the Cyberpsychology
Program at jra49 at njit.edu. Please use “Assistant Professor –
Cyberpsychology” in the subject field.
Assistant Professor of Cyberpsychology
New Jersey Institute of Technology
University Heights, Newark, NJ 07102
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