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Assistant or Associate Position in Consumer Sciences & Retailing (002475-2012)

QUALIFICATIONS: The Department of Consumer Sciences and Retailing in the College of Health and Human Sciences at Purdue University seeks (2) tenure-track assistant/associate professors who, through their research and teaching in the broad area of behavioral finance and in behavioral health economics and policy, including health related applications of behavioral finance, will make a substantive contribution to the department of Consumer Sciences & Retailing at Purdue.  All interested family or relationships researchers should also apply.  Candidates with backgrounds in areas like financial cognition, financial neuroscience, health informatics, stock market informatics, visual analysis, artificial intelligence/control systems and related areas, are also strongly encouraged to apply.

REQUIREMENTS: Successful candidates will be responsible for initiating, conducting, and publishing research, including seeking internal and external funding; teaching undergraduate and graduate courses; and participating in service and outreach activities.  We are interested in building on our strengths in families and health (including mental health), work and family, family policy, and related areas.

Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in Economics, Psychology, Statistics, Family Studies, Public Health, Sociology, Communication or a closely related field. 

Evidence of strong research and some teaching experience is desired; a record of successful Post-Doctoral work is a plus.   Start date is August 2013.

APPLICATIONS: Candidates should send a cover letter summarizing qualifications in relation to the position requirements, curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, and representative publications to:  Professor Richard Feinberg, Search Committee Chair, Dept. of Consumer Sciences and Retailing, Purdue University, 812 West State Street, West Lafayette, IN, 47907-2055. Please note that a background check will be required for employment in these positions.  Review of applications will begin in November 2012, and continue until these positions are filled.  Questions may be directed to xdj1@purdue.edu

Purdue University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce.