Company Name:



Atlanta, Georgia

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Assistant Professor

Work Setting:

University/4-Year College

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Experience:

Entry Level

Required Education:


Date Posted:

October 11, 2019

Cognitive Aging Tenture-Track Faculty Position- Georgia Tech


The School of Psychology in the College of Sciences at the Georgia Institute of Technology announces a tenure- track professor position with an anticipated start date of August 2020. The position targets an entry-level Assistant Professor, but we will consider an outstanding candidate at the advanced Assistant or Associate Professor level as well. All candidates are expected to hold a Ph.D. degree in Psychology or a related field at the time of employment. We seek an individual with interests in variables that promote successful cognitive aging, including health, life-style factors (e.g., exercise, social engagement, stress management, nutrition, behavioral self-regulation, and medication adherence), and genetics. The candidate should conduct empirical research on determinants of cognitive change and/or interventions to promote cognitive health. Entry-level candidates should have a potentially fundable research program. Individuals already serving in a tenure-track position should have a record of obtaining external research funding. They should also anticipate directing research and teaching courses at both undergraduate and graduate levels.

Applications have the best opportunity for consideration if received by October 31, 2019, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applications must include (1) a cover letter, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) statements of research and teaching interests, (4) representative preprints/reprints, and (5) 3 letters of recommendation to be uploaded through the online application portal at:  Evidence of teaching effectiveness, such as student course ratings, should also be provided if available. Questions about technical issues with the application submission process may be sent to Kristie Clark (

The School of Psychology has exceptional research facilities, strongly supports collaborative research, and enjoys productive associations with other colleges and universities in the Atlanta community. We have the philosophy of providing faculty with what they need to succeed, including competitive salaries, impressive start up packages, talented graduate and undergraduate students, and the necessary administrative support. Georgia Tech is situated on an attractive campus in the heart of Atlanta, a large, vibrant, verdant city having great economic and cultural strengths. Additional information about our School can be found at Queries about the search can be sent to the Chair of the Search Committee, Christopher Hertzog (

The Georgia Institute of Technology is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, race, ethnicity, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Consistent with its obligations under federal law, each company that is a federal contractor or subcontractor is committed to taking affirmative action to employ and advance in employment, qualified women, minorities, disabled individuals and veterans.

Candidates with skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities are encouraged to apply.

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