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Oct102018

UC Santa Barbara, Assistant Professor—Affective Science-Dept. of Psychological and Brain Sciences (JPF01324)

The Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor, with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2019. The Department is looking for exceptional individuals with particular emphasis in the area of Affective Science. Responsibilities of faculty members generally include teaching at undergraduate and/graduate levels, recruitment, supervision, and mentorship of graduate students, participation in university service and professional activities, and the development of an actively funded research program of the highest quality. Applicants must have completed all requirements for a PhD (or equivalent) except the dissertation at the time of application. The appointed person will be able to establish a strong program of research in areas related to affective science broadly defined as the study of emotions, moods, stress, and temperament. Examples of research areas include, but are not limited to, emotion elicitation, experience, expression and recognition, regulation, development, the functional and cognitive architecture of emotions, neural processes, and implications for health, group processes, interpersonal relationships, decision making and cognition. A demonstrated record of excellence in research, and a record of (or potential for) outstanding teaching are desired. Preferred candidates will have an outstanding record or promise of research accomplishment commensurate to the stage of their career, and a commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Recent and prospective Ph.D. recipients, post-doctoral researchers, and current Assistant Professors are all encouraged to apply. Successful candidates will have a record of collaborative research, and will be able to leverage synergies within the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences and Division of Mathematical, Life & Physical Sciences. Applications should be submitted electronically, and must include: • Curriculum Vitae • Cover Letter • Statement of Past and Future Research Interests • Statement of Teaching • Up to 3 Publications Representative of Your Work. • Applicants will need to arrange for 3 References to submit letters of recommendation on their behalf via the recruitment website Applications received by NOVEMBER 19, 2018, will be given priority consideration, but the position will remain open until filled. To apply please visit https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF01324 Questions can be directed to the Affective Science Search Chair, Dr. Heejung Kim via email at: heejung.kim@psych.ucsb.edu The Department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service appropriate to the position The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic by law.

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