Job Postings

Posted 5/18/2020

Three candidates - School of Family Life - CFS Professorial Faculty, Brigham Young University

Summary: The School of Family Life is seeking talented scholar-teachers to fill 3 full-time positions in the School of Family Life (SFL) at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor levels.

Educational and Experience Requirements: A PhD in family studies, human development, developmental psychology, marriage and family therapy, family and consumer sciences, or a related discipline is required. Those with established academic or professional careers are encouraged to apply, as well as outstanding new PhDs or ABDs who will complete their degrees by August 2021. Evidence of scholarly capacity and achievement in the field as well as teaching ability is required.
Required degree must be completed by the start date.

Positions Description: Continuing faculty status track (CFS), professorial position(s) in the School of Family Life (SFL) focus on excellence in teaching and scholarship. SFL seeks to foster an inclusive environment that values diversity and excellence. Hiring needs are broad in terms of research and teaching areas; however, some specific, current areas needed are in human development and applied/translational family science. Responsibilities include publishing high quality research, involvement in public scholarship, teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, and providing service on program, school, college, and university committees. Candidates should have experience in- or the potential for- building an enriched, equitable, and diverse scholarly environment in teaching, research, mentoring, service, or life experiences.

Instructions to Applicants: Apply by August 1, 2020, to ensure full consideration. Questions may be directed to Dr. Angela Bradford, Ph.D., School of Family Life Search Committee Chair, 239 TLRB, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602, 801-422-1575, or electronically (preferred) to

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Posted 3/1/2020

Two PhD candidates - Developmental Psychology, Radboud University, The Netherlands

We are looking for two ambitious, enthusiastic and highly capable PhD students who will investigate peer relationships in emerging adulthood in the context of a 20-year ongoing longitudinal study. The aim of the project is to examine the nature and correlates of different types of peer relationships (e.g., friends and romantic partners) in emerging adulthood. Transactional associations between peer relationships and social functioning, health, and adjustment will be investigated across development. Furthermore, social skills of emerging adults will be assessed using experimental small group observations. This research is funded by the NWO Open Competition SGW and embedded in the Social Development programme at the Behavioural Science Institute (BSI) of Radboud University in Nijmegen, The Netherlands.

Applicants should have a strong affinity with scientific research as well as excellent social and organizational skills. The project offers the opportunity to receive doctoral training at one of the leading academic communities in the Netherlands and work with state-of-the-art research facilities of the BSI.

For more information: see here or email Prof. Cillessen:
Deadline: March 24, 2020

Posted 11/24/2019

Assistant Professor - Human Development and Family Science (Tenure-Track)
Syracuse University

The Department of Human Development and Family Science in the Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics at Syracuse University is seeking applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the field of family development with a focus on human sexuality, gender, and wellbeing. Appointment begins in August 2020.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For consideration, please complete an online application at (Please use IO#146697).

Posted 9/24/2019

Assistant Professor in Clinical Psychology: Psychopathology, University of Rhode Island

The University of Rhode Island’s Department of Psychology invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the Clinical Psychology program. The position is at the Assistant Professor level in the area of Psychopathology. The position will be an academic year appointment with an expected start date of August 2020.

Visit the URI jobs website at to apply and view complete details for posting (F00158). Please attach the following 4 (PDF) documents to your online Faculty Employment Application: (#1) Cover letter including a description of how your qualifications match the requirements for the position (as one complete pdf document), (#2) Curriculum vitae,(#3) “Other document” combining statements of (a) research interests, (b) teaching interests and evidence of teaching effectiveness and/or interest, and how you address and incorporate diversity in your work (all components should be submitted as one complete pdf document), and(#4) “Other” - up to 3 reprints/preprints of your published research (all components should be submitted as one complete pdf document).

APPLICATION DEADLINE: The search will remain open until the position is filled. First consideration will be given to applications received by October 15, 2019. Second consideration may be given to applications received by November 15, 2019. Applications received subsequent to second consideration date (November 15, 2019) may not be given full consideration.

Posted 9/13/2019

Assistant Professor, Human Development and Family Sciences, University of Connecticut

The Department of Human Development and Family Sciences (HDFS) at the University of Connecticut invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level at the Stamford campus for Fall 2020. The HDFS Department is a highly active center of research, teaching, and public engagement on the wellbeing and healthy development of individuals and families over their life span. The Department is home to the Child Development Laboratories (a model early childhood care and education program and early childhood teacher preparation site), the Center for Applied Research in Human Development, the Center for the Study of Culture, Health, and Human Development, and the Rohner Center for the Study of Interpersonal Acceptance and Rejection. Faculty are also actively involved in other centers across the University, including the Institute for Collaboration on Health, Intervention, and Policy (InCHIP) and the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity.

The HDFS Department has 28 full time faculty from diverse disciplinary backgrounds. Faculty are located across the state at four campuses where the Department offers the HDFS major: the main campus in Storrs, and regional campuses in Hartford, Stamford, and Waterbury. The Department is also home to staff, 45 M.A. and Ph.D. students, over 500 undergraduate majors, and over 150 undergraduate minors. The Stamford campus is located in downtown Stamford, CT, about an hour from New York City, and about two hours from the main campus in Storrs. The candidate for this position will join three full-time HDFS faculty at the Stamford campus. For the full position posting, please see here.

Posted 7/21/2019

Department Head (with faculty standing) for Family Social Science in the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

The College of Education and Human Development (CEHD), University of Minnesota, invites nominations and applications for a dynamic and innovative leader for the position of Head of the Department of Family Social Science (FSoS). We are looking for candidates who are effective leaders in one or more of the disciplines represented in the department (family science, couples and family therapy, parent and family education), who have demonstrated academic leadership, and who can guide strategic planning and administrative management of a department as well as collaborate with college peers and leaders within a large and complex public university. Successful candidates will have strong interpersonal communication and organizational skills to lead a storied department with a long history to maintain and refine its academic mission and leadership in research, program development, instruction, and Extension education as well as outreach/community engagement with diverse communities. Successful candidates will have demonstrated high ethical standards and are expected to lead in a transparent and collaborative manner with a strong commitment to diversity. Please see for the complete job posting.

Posted 4/23/2019

Psychology Department Chair, Old Dominion University

The Chair is the department’s chief executive officer and has primary responsibility for the development of its quality programs in instruction, research, and professional service. The department includes 31 full-time faculty members, approximately 1250 undergraduate majors, and 80 students in our graduate programs. The department offers a terminal Master’s degree in Experimental Psychology and Ph.D. concentrations in Health, Human Factors, and Industrial/Organizational Psychology. In addition, the department is a partner in the Virginia Consortium Program in Clinical Psychology, which is a Ph.D. program fully accredited by the American Psychological Association. Faculty research is currently funded by NIH, NSF, DoD, and NASA. Areas of research collaboration among faculty include health, diversity, and technology. Old Dominion University is also home to the Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center, which focuses on the use of modeling and simulation technologies for research, education, and economic development. For more information about the department, visit The complete job posting is here: