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11-04-2008, 04:44 AM
Dear colleagues,

The department of psychology at the University of Southern Mississippi is
pleased to announce 2 tenure track job openings with an August 2009 start
date. We welcome applications from the BIOMCH-L community.

Job Summary

The Department of Psychology at the University of Southern Mississippi
invites applications for two full-time, tenure-track positions at the
Assistant Professor level beginning August 2009 in the Experimental
Psychology program. Area of specialization is open, but we are especially
interested in applicants with research interests that complement existing
focus areas of developmental, social, experimental health, behavioral
neuroscience, comparative psychology, sleep research or cognitive psychology

Additional Information


Hattiesburg is a prosperous Sun Belt community and is located approximately
70 miles north of the Mississippi Gulf Coast and 100 miles from New Orleans.
The Hattiesburg campus of The University of Southern Mississippi has an
ethnically diverse student body, with approximately 30% of the nearly 16,000
USM students being persons of color. To learn more about the university,
please visit, www.usm.edu .


The Department of Psychology is designated as one of the six Centers of
Excellence in the university, with approximately 531 undergraduate majors
and 170 graduate students across three APA-accredited programs (Counseling,
Clinical, & School), a master's program in counseling psychology, and a
general/experimental doctoral program. More information on the Department of
Psychology can be found online: www.usm.edu/psy.


The Experimental Psychology program emphasizes research mentorship and
scholarship across the curriculum. Our faculty have active research programs
in comparative psychology, social psychology, cognitive psychology, sleep
research, experimental health psychology, and behavioral neuroscience.
Interested applicants can visit: http://www.usm.edu/psy for more information
about our program and faculty.

Special Instructions to Applicants

A completed application will include a 1) cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae,
3) three letters of recommendation, 4) official academic transcripts, and 5)
publications/preprints. Apply for the position at https://jobs.usm.edu.
Materials not available in electronic form (e.g. letters of reference)
should be sent under separate cover to Attn: Dr. Sheree Watson, Search
Committee Chair, The University of Southern Mississippi, Department of
Psychology, 118 College Drive #5025, Hattiesburg, MS 39406. Application
materials such as unofficial transcripts can be e-mailed to expedite the
review process, with official paper copies shortly following. Please feel
free to contact Dr. Watson (sheree.watson at usm.edu ) or Dr. Hajnal
(alen.hajnal at usm.edu), with questions. The program is committed to
increasing diversity; we encourage applications from those who identify as
diverse in terms of gender, race, ethnicity, and/or sexual orientation.
Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2008 and continue until
the position is filled. AA/EEO/ADAI.

Alen Hajnal, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Psychology
The University of Southern Mississippi
118 College Drive #5025
Hattiesburg, MS 39406