The Department of Psychological Science in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Arkansas invites applications for two tenure-track appointments at the rank of Assistant Professor in human neuroscience. These positions reflect the University of Arkansas’s strategic plan to increase neuroscience research at the University of Arkansas as part of the university’s commitment to its signature area of enriching human health and community vibrancy (https://researchfrontiers.uark.edu/signature-research-areas/). This plan includes major hires in neuroscience along with major investments in infrastructure needed to conduct next-generation research in neuroscience. The Department of Psychological Science is a leader in the campus neuroscience initiative.
Candidates should have outstanding records of research utilizing neuroscientific methods (e.g., fMRI, EEG, TMS, NIRS, etc.) to investigate psychological phenomena in cognitive, developmental, and/or social psychology. Appointment is set to begin August 2020. We are interested in an inclusive and diverse pool of applicants. The successful candidates will contribute via research, teaching, and/or service to the Department’s commitment to diversity and the University’s stated mission of enhancing the learning of our students and better preparing them to engage in an increasingly diverse and global community. Competitive startup packages are available for both positions.
Regular, reliable, and non-disruptive attendance is an essential job duty, as is the ability to create and maintain collegial, harmonious working relationships with others.
Ph.D. conferred by the start of employment
A record of, or demonstrated potential for, outstanding research achievement in human neuroscience
A record of or demonstrated potential for, the acquisition of external funding
The ability to contribute to the Department’s teaching mission in both graduate-level training and undergraduate instruction
Research and teaching interests that complement existing department strengths;
Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills and collegiality
Founded in 1871 as a land grant institution, the University of Arkansas is classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the top 2% of universities in the nation with the highest level of research activity. Ten colleges and schools serve more than 27,800 students with more than 200 academic programs. University of Arkansas students earn nationally competitive awards at an impressive rate and represent 50 states and more than 120 countries. As an employer, the University of Arkansas offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance.