[visionlist] Tenure-track Assistant Professor Position in Quantitative Methods (Psychology) at the University of Florida

Steve Weisberg smweis at gmail.com
Tue Sep 26 09:16:16 -04 2023

*Full link to job description and application: Apply Now!

The Department of PSYCHOLOGY at the UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA, College of
Liberal Arts and Sciences, invites applications for a full-time,
nine-month, tenure-accruing, OPEN-AREA Assistant Professor with special
emphasis in QUANTITATIVE METHODS, beginning August 16, 2024. We encourage
applications from any research orientation in psychology and the position
is open to candidates who employ a wide variety of methodological tools or
approaches (including, but not limited to, computational modeling,
statistics, artificial intelligence, structural equation modeling,
multilevel modeling, network analysis, and longitudinal data analysis).
Applicants will be expected to maintain an outstanding program of research
with high potential for external funding, teach psychology graduate and
undergraduate courses, advise students, and provide service to the

The Department of Psychology values interdisciplinary approaches to
research and training, and strongly encourages collaboration across its
five programs (behavior analysis, behavioral and cognitive neuroscience,
counseling, social, and developmental psychology). An ideal candidate would
bring methodological expertise that contributes to and enhances the
research profile and extramural funding of one or more of these programs.
For more information about our department see http://www.psych.ufl.edu and
the University of Florida see https://www.ufl.edu.

This search is also connected to a campus-wide effort by the University of
Florida to expand the role of artificial intelligence in higher education
and research (https://ai.ufl.edu). The University is home to HiPerGator,
one of the most powerful high-performance computers at a US public
university (https://www.rc.ufl.edu/about/hipergator/).

A member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), the
University of Florida is the state’s oldest and most comprehensive land-,
sea-, and space-grant university, with an enrollment of over 50,000
students. In 2023, the University of Florida was ranked the first and
sixth-best public university in the United States by *The Wall Street
Journal* and *U.S. News & World Report*, respectively, with exceptional
research, teaching, and a university-wide commitment to diversity.

For full consideration, applications must be submitted online. Click on
Apply Now at the top of this posting. A complete application includes:

   1. Cover letter that includes information regarding the candidate’s
   experience, interest, and expertise in Quantitative Psychology (1-2 pages)
   2. Curriculum vitae
   3. Statement of research interests and plans (2-3 pages)
   4. Statement of teaching experience, interests, and philosophy (1-2
   5. Up to three reprints or pre-prints
   6. Contact information for three individuals who have agreed to provide
   a letter of recommendation (*letters will be requested for shortlisted
   candidates only*)

Review of applications will begin on *October 15, 2023* and will continue
until the position is filled. Questions about the position may be directed
to Natalie Ebner and Greg Webster, search committee co-chairs at
natalie.ebner at ufl.edu or gdwebs at ufl.edu.

*Steven M. Weisberg, PhD *
Pronouns: he/him/his
Assistant Professor of Psychology
University of Florida
Director: SCANN Lab <http://scannlab.psych.ufl.edu>
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