Faculty Jobs at UMBC

Advanced Assistant or Associate Professor, Early Learning and Cognitive Development

Job no: 493003
Work type: Faculty
Location: UMBC Campus
Categories: Psychology

Application Instructions: 

Apply via Interfolio at: apply.interfolio.com/66339

Applicants should provide: (a) a cover letter, (b) a curriculum vitae, (c) a description of teaching and research accomplishments and interests, (d) a description of commitment to equity, justice, and inclusive excellence in research, leadership, teaching, mentorship, and service, (e) two representative publications, and (f) three letters of recommendation (sent directly by recommenders).



The Sherman Center for Early Learning in Urban Communities (Sherman Center) and the Department of Psychology


For more information visit: https://shermancenter.umbc.edu/.

Anticipated Start Date:

August 1, 2020


The Sherman Center for Early Learning in Urban Communities (Sherman Center) and the Department of Psychology at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) invite applications from advanced assistant and associate level candidates for a faculty position beginning in August 2020. We seek someone with an active research program and expertise in early learning and cognitive development within families and/or schools in urban communities. The candidate will contribute to the Ph.D. program in Applied Developmental Psychology (ADP) and should be committed to teaching and research mentoring at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and have the potential to attract outside funding. For the first three years, the candidate will have a reduced teaching load in order to advance the work of the Sherman Center, including but not limited to service on its advisory committee and active engagement with its diverse initiatives. 

Screening of Applications Begins: Review of application materials will begin October 14, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.   
About UMBC:

UMBC, an honors university serving more than 11,000 undergraduates and 2,000 graduate students, is one of two public universities in Maryland to achieve the “doctoral/research university-extensive” Carnegie classification. Located just outside Baltimore and 45 minutes from Washington, DC, the campus is growing rapidly under dynamic leadership.

Our UMBC community redefines excellence in higher education through an inclusive culture that connects innovative teaching and learning, research across disciplines, and civic engagement. We will advance knowledge, economic prosperity, and social justice by welcoming and inspiring inquisitive minds from all backgrounds. The successful candidate will join a department with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusive excellence, and will be expected to contribute actively to these efforts (https://diversity.umbc.edu/).

 Equal Opportunity Statement:  UMBC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, minority group members, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Accommodation: If you require a reasonable accommodation for a disability for any part of the employment process, please contact the Human Resources Department at 410-455-2337 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Advertised: Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Open Until Filled

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