Company Name:

Eastern Illinois University


Charleston, Illinois

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Assistant Professor, Neuroscience

Work Setting:

University/4-Year College

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Experience:

Entry Level

Required Education:


Date Posted:

September 20, 2019

Assistant Professor in Psychology_Neuroscience

Eastern Illinois University

Department of Psychology

Assistant Professor in Psychology_Neuroscience

The Psychology Department at Eastern Illinois University has an opening for a full-time (9-month) tenure-track faculty position in biopsychology or behavioral neuroscience. The anticipated start date is August 16, 2020.

Individuals applying for the position should hold a Ph.D. in biopsychology, behavioral neuroscience, or closely related areas (e.g., cognitive neuroscience, neuroscience). We are particularly interested in individuals whose research focuses on human neuroscience.

Duties include teaching undergraduate courses in psychology (e.g., biological psychology, cognitive neuroscience, and other areas of expertise, as well as areas of general need, e.g., research methods), advising, maintaining an active research program, and participating in service to the department and university. Individuals should also demonstrate commitment to diversity and experience with promoting inclusive excellence.

The Department of Psychology serves over 400 undergraduate and graduate students, having undergraduate programs in psychology (BA) and neuroscience (BS), as well as graduate programs in clinical psychology (MA) and school psychology (MA, SSP). The Department also has an undergraduate honors program, and serves approximately 200 minors in psychology and neuroscience.

Candidates are expected to have a doctoral degree (Ph.D.) at the time of appointment. Other requirements include demonstrated evidence of teaching excellence at the college/university level and a commitment to research and scholarly activity.

To apply, please submit the following: letter of application, vita, three letters of reference, and available reprints. Send application materials via Interfolio at For questions regarding this search, please contact Jeffrey Stowell, Screening Committee Chair, at

Review of applications will begin on December 15, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

Eastern Illinois University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer - minority/female/disability/veteran – committed to achieving a diverse community.

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