Company Name:

Arizona State University

Location:

Tempe, Arizona

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Assistant Professor, Cognitive Psychology, Neuroscience

Work Setting:

University/4-Year College

Position Type:

Full Time

Date Posted:

November 6, 2018

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Assistant Professor (JOB#12659) Cognitive Neuroscience Psychology


Assistant Professor (JOB #12659)
Department of Psychology
Arizona State University


The Department of Psychology at Arizona State University-Tempe invites applications at the Assistant Professor level for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in cognitive neuroscience. This is an academic year, benefits-eligible appointment with an anticipated start date of August 2019.


Successful candidate will be expected to make scholarly contributions in cognitive neuroscience; conduct research that contributes to strategic collaborations (basic or applied cognitive neuroscience research to investigate perception-action, motor control, attention, cognitive control, learning and memory, reading, development or other components of human cognition); mentor graduate students; teach advanced courses in her/his specialty area; contribute to teaching the core cognitive neuroscience curriculum at both the graduate and undergraduate levels; and participate in service to the department, university and profession as appropriate. ASU is located in the Phoenix/Scottsdale metropolitan area and has strategic collaborations with the Mayo Clinic, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix Children’s Hospital and Banner Health. Applicants are sought who conduct research that contribute to these partnerships.



Essential qualifications for the position include: 

  1. PhD or equivalent in Psychology or other discipline relevant to the position by the start date
  2. A strong research program capable of being supported through external funding
  3. A commitment to quality teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels
  4. Demonstrated success reaching out to diverse communities or meeting the needs of diverse student populations is desirable


To apply, please submit to PSYCogSciFacultyJobs@asu.edu the following materials: 

  1. A cover letter
  2. Statement of research interest and expertise
  3. Statement of teaching interest and expertise
  4. Current curriculum vitae
  5. Up to three representative publications


Contact information for three references must be submitted to the search committee by way of the email address provided. Complete applications will be reviewed beginning January 5, 2019, if not filled, reviews of complete applications will occur every two weeks thereafter until the search is closed. A background check is required for employment.


Inquiries concerning the search should be addressed to the Chair of the Search Committee: Samuel McClure at samuel.mcclure@asu.edu. The successful candidate will receive a start-up package and a salary commensurate with education and experience.


Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.ASU’s full non-discrimination statement (ACD 401) is located on the ASU website at www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html and www.asu.edu/titleIX.

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