Employment

Faculty Positions

Starke-Hathaway Endowed Tenure-Track Assistant Professorship in Clinical Psychology

The Department of Psychology at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities announces a search for an outstanding scholar to fill an endowed chair, the Starke Hathaway Endowed Assistant Professorship in Clinical Psychology. This full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Department’s Clinical Science and Psychopathology Research (CSPR) Training Program will begin in Fall 2023. The CSPR training program is nationally ranked and accredited by the American Psychological Association and by the Psychological Clinical Science Accreditation System (PCSAS). Apply online via the University of Minnesota Employment System; reference job opening ID 350496. 

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position in Counseling Psychology

The Counseling Psychology Program in the Department of Psychology in the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin Fall semester 2023. We will consider applicants with a wide range of research interests including, but not limited to: career development, assessment, and counseling; counseling process and outcomes; physical and mental health equity and disparities; and health psychology. We have a preference for scholars whose research complements existing faculty in the Counseling Psychology Program and connects with research in other areas in the Department. We encourage applications from individuals whose teaching and scholarship advance an understanding of cultural and individual diversity in society (e.g., diversity related to age, disability, ethnicity, gender, race, religion, culture, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic status). Teaching responsibilities will include both undergraduate and graduate-level teaching. The primary appointment will be in our Counseling Psychology Program with possible secondary cross-affiliation with other departmental areas. Apply online via the University of Minnesota Employment System; reference job opening ID 350487. 

Lecturer Positions

Lecturer, 2022-23, Part-time

The Department of Psychology in the College of Liberal Arts is accepting applications for part-time lecturers to teach courses that may occur in Fall 2022 (August 29, 2022 - January 11, 2023), Spring 2023 (January 12, 2023 - May 28, 2023), or the Summer 2023 session. The Psychology Department occasionally needs lecturers to teach courses that cannot be staffed by regular faculty members or graduate students. This search will establish a “pool” of instructors if such openings occur during the 2022/23 academic year. Applicants may be selected from this pool on an as-needed basis throughout the academic year. Teaching may be for day, evening or online courses. Appointments may or may not be renewable based on need, funding, and performance. We welcome candidates whose experience in teaching and research has prepared them to contribute to the Psychology Department’s commitment to working with a diverse student population, and in building inclusivity, diversity, and equity into their courses.  Apply online via the University of Minnesota Employment System; reference job opening ID 350543.

Postdoctoral Positions

Postdoctoral Teaching Scholar

The Department of Psychology in the College of Liberal Arts invites applications for a 12-month, renewable Postdoctoral Teaching Scholar position for academic year 2023-24, with a start date on July 1, 2023, or shortly thereafter. This is a 100%-time appointment as a postdoctoral associate (job code 9546) and the Department is interested in applicants who are completing a PhD in the Department. The goal of the this position is to provide experience and training in teaching a broad range of courses in the discipline. Apply online via the University of Minnesota Employment System; reference job opening ID 352160.

Postdoctoral Traineeship in Genetic and Neurobehavioral Mechanisms of Addiction, its Risk Factors, and Consequences

The Department of Psychology in the College of Liberal Arts is searching for a postdoctoral trainee as part of an NIH Training Grant (T32). Read more about the position and apply

Postdoctoral Associate

Professor Scott Vrieze and the Minnesota Center for Twin and Family Research is seeking postdoctoral scholars to investigate the nature, origins, and development of addiction, psychopathology, and related conditions using genetically informative designs. These include genome-wide association studies and large longitudinal twin and adoption designs.  Individuals in the position will report directly to Dr. Vrieze, but will be able to avail themselves of resources in the Department of Psychology at the University of Minnesota as well as the Minnesota Center for Twin and Family Research, led by Profs Vrieze along with Bill Iacono, Matt McGue, Sylia Wilson, Monica Luciana, and Steve Malone. Both of these institutions have a vibrant history and exciting future in the use of genetic designs to understand the nature and origins of behavior and human experience.  Initial appointment will be for 12 months but is renewable annually, contingent upon satisfactory performance and availability of funding. Apply online via the University of Minnesota Employment System ; reference job opening ID 352388.

Postdoctoral Associate

Professor Stephen Engel is seeking a postdoctoral scholar to work as a postdoctoral associate in his lab. The postdoctoral associate will play the key role in this project that tests a novel assistive technology for people with Advanced Macular Degeneration (AMD). The goal is to evaluate "remapping" strategies that shift text away from a scotoma during reading, but using eye-tracking and real-time display updating. The project will test both normally sighted individuals and people with AMD.  Apply online via the University of Minnesota Employment System ; reference job opening ID 351748.

Staff Positions

Graduate Program Specialist

The Graduate Program Specialist serves as staff support for three graduate areas in the Department of Psychology: Cognitive and Brain Sciences (CAB), Industrial/Organizational (I/O), Social. This position collaborates with the directors of each area in support of the doctoral program. Position is responsible for the daily operations of these graduate areas and provides high quality service to prospective and current students, alumni, and faculty from a variety of different backgrounds in each. Position allows for hybrid work. Salary range, $39-52K, depending on qualifications and experience. Priority application deadline of January 8, 2023. Apply online via the University of Minnesota Employment System ; reference job opening ID 353236.

Principal Recruiter

The Minnesota Center for Twin and Family Research seeks to hire a “Principal Recruiter” (8352P2: Research Professional 2) responsible for overseeing research participant enrollment/recruitment in MCTFR longitudinal research protocols. These protocols include follow-up assessments in our longstanding twin and family studies. Position coordinates activities of one to two additional recruiters and tracks progress towards recruitment goals. It requires maintaining recruitment training materials, documentation, and ethical standards. Candidate expectations are: (1) preferred prior recruitment experience; (2) demonstrated ability to communicate well via multiple modalities; (3) preferred track record of achieving enrollment goals; (4) demonstrated ability to coordinate and motivate the recruitment team to meet enrollment goals; and (5) able to work with a diverse participant pool. Position works closely with MCTFR Director, Principal Investigators, other committee leads and all staff within the MCTFR so outstanding communication and organizational skills are essential. Apply online via the University of Minnesota Employment System ; reference job opening ID 353580.

ABCD Research Assistant

The Minnesota Center for Twin and Family Research (MCTFR) seeks to hire one ABCD Research Assistant (8352P1: Research Professional 1) responsible for executing all tasks associated with the ABCD (Adolescent Brain and Cognitive Development) protocol which include neuroimaging, neurocognitive assessments and clinical interview or self-report measures designed to assess eligibility criteria, psychopathology, medical health, social relationships, personality, substance use, and more. Research Assistants will review data to assure quality and transfer data to ABCD Informatics Center. They will work closely with the ABCD research participants assessing complex psychological traits.  Apply online via the University of Minnesota Employment System ; reference job opening ID 353471.