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The Society for Mathematical Psychology promotes the advancement and communication of research in mathematical psychology and related disciplines. Mathematical psychology is broadly defined to include work of a theoretical character that uses mathematical methods, formal logic, or computer simulation. The Society journal is the Journal of Mathematical Psychology.

Job Announcements
Tuesday, 30 October 2018 23:12

Applications are invited for a Lecturer Stream appointment starting July 1, 2019. Candidates are expected to have at least a master's degree in Psychology (or equivalent), and an established record as a superior teacher. Faculty who hold appointments in the Lecturer Stream have the primary responsibilities of teaching and service. It is not expected that they engage in research, except to the extent that scholarship enhances their teaching or service activities. Applicants with expertise in all areas will be considered, but there is particular need for individuals who can contribute to teaching in areas such as cognitive psychology, neuroscience, and introductory statistics.

Successful candidates are expected to teach 4.5 full credit courses per year (e.g., 2.0 during the fall and winter semesters, and 0.5 during the spring or summer terms). One or more courses may be replaced with other duties with the approval of the Chair and Dean. Candidates should present evidence, commensurate with experience, of their teaching ability, and the courses they are interested in teaching. As well as meeting their teaching responsibilities, the successful candidate will be expected to collaborate with other department colleagues, and contribute to the Department's programs. Additional information on Lecturer Stream positions can be found in Article 10.1.26 of the Collective Agreement between Saint Mary's University and Saint Mary's University Faculty Union (see

The successful applicant will join a 22-member Department, which includes one Canada Research Chair. The Department has an applied focus with major and honours curriculum (B.Sc. and B.A), a M.Sc. in Applied Psychology (Industrial/Organizational stream and Forensic Psychology stream), a Ph.D. program in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, and a certificate program in Human Resource Management. Department members also participate in the CN Centre for Occupational Health and Safety and in the Science Faculty's M.Sc. in Applied Science program.

Saint Mary's University is located in the historic port city of Halifax, Nova Scotia, a vibrant, urban community of over 350,000 people. Halifax is a major educational centre for Atlantic Canada and is home to five universities. It is conveniently located close to recreational areas and to other major urban centres in Canada and the Northeastern United States. For additional information about the University and the Department, please see our website at:

Saint Mary's University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to the principles of employment equity. Saint Mary's University encourages applications from qualified women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, and people with disabilities. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a teaching dossier, and the names and email addresses of three referees (the search committee will solicit letters directly from referees, as required) to:

Dr. Jason Ivanoff, Chair of Lecturer Search Committee, Department of Psychology, Saint Mary's University, 923 Robie Street, Halifax, NS B3H 3C3. Telephone: (902) 491-6345. Fax: (902) 496-8287. Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Assistant Professor in Cognitive Psychology
Saturday, 22 September 2018 17:23

The Department of Psychology at Syracuse University invites applications for a full time tenure-track position in Cognitive Psychology to join the Cognition, Brain, & Behavior (CBB) area. The successful candidate is expected to pursue an exceptional program of research driven by a strong theoretical foundation to understand human cognition, broadly construed. The successful candidate will have a research program that uses rigorous computational and/or mathematical modeling methods. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from candidates who use computational models to study human cognition in the context of interactions with artificial intelligence systems or computer-mediated social networks.

Successful candidates will be expected to contribute to the growing cognitive science community at Syracuse University. The Department of Psychology anticipates several hires in the areas of cognitive and information sciences, broadly defined, as part of a multi-year plan to enhance multi-disciplinary research collaborations. These hires will add depth and breadth to Syracuse University’s strong research emphasis in the domains of artificial intelligence and autonomous systems. We anticipate novel collaborations to emerge from participants, including faculty and new hires in Psychology, the School of Information Studies, the College of Engineering and Computer Science, and Departments of Earth Sciences, Geography and Public Administration.

Applicants for the position should have a Ph.D. in Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive Science, or a related field. Successful candidates will show evidence of (1) high quality scholarship and the potential to build a vigorous program of funded research (2) teaching promise at the undergraduate and graduate levels and (3) promise of excellence in engaging graduate and undergraduate students in research. Responsibilities include maintaining an active program of research, teaching and advising at the graduate and undergraduate levels, and service to the university. Information about the department may be found at

Applicants must complete a brief online faculty application at to which they will attach electronic copies of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a research statement, a teaching statement, a diversity statement, and a single representative paper. Candidates will be asked to provide the names of 3 references who might be asked to submit a letter of recommendation. Detailed instructions for uploading their confidential recommendation letter into the system will be sent to the references identified in the application. Review of applications will begin November 1.

Syracuse University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to equality of opportunity and a diverse work force. The university and department have a strong commitment to diversity within its faculty and staff, and strives to foster and sustain an inclusive climate. The Department of Psychology and broader Syracuse community provides a rich and supportive environment for inclusive research involving ethnically and economically diverse populations.

Syracuse is located in beautiful Upstate New York. The city and surrounding areas offer outstanding school systems, a modest cost of living, proximity to nature (Adirondack Mountains, Thousand Islands, Lake Ontario, and the Finger Lakes) and easy access to major eastern cities. Several major medical centers, including SUNY Upstate Medical Center and the Syracuse VA Medical Center, are in close proximity to Syracuse University and offer opportunities for interdisciplinary research.

Cognition and Perception at NYU Abu Dhabi
Thursday, 20 September 2018 22:08

New York University (NYU) Abu Dhabi's Program in Psychology invites applications for a faculty position at the rank of associate professor or professor, or assistant professor with tenure track. Work in all areas of social psychology or work in all areas of cognition and perception will be considered, respectively.

Quantitative Psychology at MSU
Wednesday, 19 September 2018 21:25

An tenure-track position for a quantitative psychologist in the psychology department is opening at Montclair State University. Application reviews will begin on 10/7/2018.

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Quantitative Methods at Wake Forest
Wednesday, 01 August 2018 18:08

The Department of Psychology at Wake Forest University invites applications for two tenure-track positions in Quantitative Methods Within an Open Content Area to begin July, 2019. We are seeking applicants with comparable expertise in both quantitative methods and a content area that connects to existing strengths of the Department. The ideal candidates will publish and teach in their content area and quantitative methods. The successful candidates will supervise undergraduate research assistants and honors students as well as Masters students.

The Department is in the process of developing a focus in quantitative methods, and the successful candidates should have an interest in taking an active role in the development of quantitative academic programming and activities. We have a strong commitment to the development of a diverse and inclusive educational environment and seek applicants who share this value.

The Department offers BA and research-oriented general MA degrees.  Additional information about the Department is available at

Wake Forest University is a private, coeducational institution dedicated to academic excellence in liberal arts, graduate and professional education.  The University is ranked among the top thirty national universities by U.S. News and World Report.  Wake Forest offers a vibrant intellectual community with a rich cultural life, an impressive array of facilities and an active athletics community.  The University has a deep institutional commitment to public service and engagement with the world, as indicated by the motto “pro humanitate.”  For quick facts about the University, go to

To apply, please send (1) a cover letter, (2) a vita, (3) a research statement, (4) a statement of teaching philosophy, (5) evidence of teaching effectiveness if available, and (6) a statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion through mentorship, teaching and/or research, to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Additionally, at least three signed, confidential letters of recommendation must be sent via email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Please feel free to email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it with any questions. Applications will be processed from September 10th until the positions are filled.

In order to provide a safe and productive learning and living community, Wake Forest University conducts background investigations for all final faculty candidates being considered for employment.

Wake Forest University welcomes and encourages diversity and inclusion and seeks applications from women and members of underrepresented groups. It seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce to maintain the excellence of the University.

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