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Assistant Professor, Developmental Psychology:

The Department of Psychological + Brain Sciences at Indiana University - Bloomington seeks to fill a faculty position in developmental psychology at the rank of Assistant Professor (tenure-track), to begin August 2016. Applicants must have a doctorate, a strong record of publication, a program of research with the promise of significant and sustained contributions, and the potential for research funding. The ideal candidate will be an experienced researcher interested in understanding the history-dependent, multi-leveled, multi-causal nature of developmental processes. Research areas might include any of the following: language and communication, social, atypical, cognitive, vision, motor, and brain development, as well as environmental influences on developmental processes. Candidates with an integrated research program combining empirical research with cutting-edge computational, statistical and analytic techniques are strongly encouraged to apply. Teaching responsibilities will include courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

Applicants should have an advanced degree (a PhD in Psychology or related field is preferred), and documented teaching experience. Applicants should submit a letter of application, research statement, a statement of teaching philosophy and experience, evidence of teaching effectiveness, a curriculum vita, and have three letters of recommendation.

Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit their applications here.

Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to: Dr. William P. Hetrick, Ph.D., Professor and Chair, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, whetrick [at] with Developmental Psychology Search in the subject line or via mail at: 1101 E. 10th Street, Bloomington IN, 47405.

Information about the department and the university is available at

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