Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Cognitive or Behavioral Neuroscience
August 6, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
Academic / Research
Position: The Department of Psychology at Auburn University invites applications for a tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor beginning fall semester, August 16, 2019.
Responsibilities: Candidates are expected to maintain a strong research program, with potential for extramural funding. Candidates will also contribute to the education and training of undergraduate and graduate students, including teaching courses in the candidate’s area of expertise.
Requirements/Qualifications: Candidates should have an independent research program in cognitive or behavioral neuroscience, broadly defined, with preference for programs that complement existing strengths in the Department of Psychology (e.g., autism, clinical neuroscience, cognitive and affective neuroscience, comparative cognition, developmental disabilities, environmental health, language processing, learning and conditioning, and psychopharmacology). Auburn University has state-of-the-art resources for human and nonhuman model neuroscience research including 7T neuroimaging and strong research ties with local military organizations. A strong record that includes publications and potential for external funding is required. Candidates must have earned a Ph.D. in Psychology or related field. ABD candidates will be considered but must have their Ph.D. by the start date.
Application: Include a cover letter; curriculum vitae; statements of research and teaching interests as well as a statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through teaching, research, professional activities and/or service; representative reprints; transcripts; and contact information for 3 professional references. Applications should be submitting electronically through the online portal at: http://aufacultypositions.peopleadmin.com/postings/2972
Review of applications will begin September 17, 2018 and will continue until a candidate is selected. Please visit our webpage to learn more about the Department of Psychology: http://www.cla.auburn.edu/psychology/index.cfm Questions regarding this position should be addressed to search chair, Dr. Jeff Katz at firstname.lastname@example.org
The candidate selected for this position must meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment; excellent communication skills required.
Auburn University is one of the nation’s premier public land-grant institutions. In 2018, it was ranked 46th among public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Auburn maintains high levels of research activity and high standards for teaching excellence, offering Bachelor’s, Master’s, Educational Specialist, and Doctor’s degrees in agriculture and engineering, the professions, and the arts and sciences. Its 2017 enrollment of 29,776 students includes 23,964 undergraduates and 5,812 graduate and professional students. Organized into twelve academic colleges and schools, Auburn’s 1,450 faculty members offer more than 200 educational programs. The University is nationally recognized for its commitment to academic excellence, its positive work environment, its student engagement, and its beautiful campus.
Auburn residents enjoy a thriving community, recognized as one of the “best small towns in America,” with moderate climate and easy access to major cities or to beach and mountain recreational facilities. Situated along the rapidly developing I-85 corridor between Atlanta, Georgia, and Montgomery, Alabama, the combined Auburn-Opelika-Columbus statistical area has a population of over 500,000, with excellent public school systems and regional medical centers.
Auburn University is an EEO/Vet/Disability employer.
Internal Number: 2972
About Auburn University
Auburn University is one of the nation’s premier land, sea, and space grant institutions. Auburn University is an EEO/Vet/Disability employer.
Enrollment, 2016-17 Academic Year