Collegiate Assistant or Associate Professors

Virginia Tech
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Mar 21, 2023

Job Description

The Academy of Integrated Science ( in the College of Science at Virginia Tech invites applications for one or more Collegiate Faculty members at the Assistant or Associate level who will play a central role in our minor in Behavioral Decision Science. This minor is in collaboration with the departments of Economics, Psychology and the School of Neuroscience.

The preferred candidates will have a record of pedagogical achievement and vision, creativity, and leadership skills relevant to instruction. Evidence of interdisciplinary teaching and experience in teaching courses related to Behavioral and Decision science would be also advantageous.

Required Qualifications

We seek candidates who have a Ph.D. in any relevant field related to Decision Sciences (for example Economics, Neuroscience, Psychology, Decision Science, or Applied Math) and who are passionate about interdisciplinary teaching of undergraduate students in an inclusive and integrated environment. Candidates seeking the rank of Collegiate Associate Professor should have significant teaching experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Ideally, teaching experience with program development would be preferred. In addition to teaching experience, desirable candidates should have broad training in the study of human decision-making at the individual, group, and/or organizational level. In particular, preferred candidates will exhibit expertise in judgment and decision-making, formal modeling in decision theory (expected utility and prospect theory) and/or game theory.

Materials Submission

A completed application will include a cover letter, a CV, a teaching statement, a research statement and a diversity statement.

Appointment Type


Review Date

Monday, August 7, 2023

Additional Information

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges , a school of medicine , a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School , and Honors College . The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers . A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or military status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

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Advertised: July 5, 2023
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