University of Pittsburgh: Assistant Professor of Biological and Health Psychology

The Department of Psychology at the University of Pittsburgh announces a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level, pending budgetary approval, in Biological and Health Psychology to begin Fall of 2019. The Biological and Health Psychology Program is a premier research and training program emphasizing multilevel, multidisciplinary, and mechanistic approaches to understanding behavioral contributions to chronic disease, health behaviors, and well-being throughout the lifespan. We seek candidates who will help us build on one or more of our established areas of interest. We are especially interested in candidates whose work examines mechanisms of reward and self-regulation in addiction and health behavior; biological or molecular processes linking behavior and health; lifespan longitudinal processes in behavior and health; and social health disparities.

The review of applications will begin immediately, with complete applications received by October 15, 2018 receiving full consideration. Applications should be submitted electronically by sending a cover letter, CV, statements of research and teaching interests, diversity statement, up to three representative publications, and three letters of recommendation sent directly to [email protected]. The subject heading of recommendation letters should include the applicant's last name and the word Recommendation. Inquiries regarding the position can be addressed to the Chair of the Search Committee, Professor Thomas Kamarck ([email protected]). Further information about the Department of Psychology is available at:

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last updated 26-Sep-2018