The Psychology Department at Temple University is seeking to hire a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Cognitive Psychology or Cognitive Neuroscience to join the Brain and Cognitive Science (BCS) area of the Department. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Psychology, Cognitive Science, or Cognitive Neuroscience. Although the specific area of research is open, the focus should be on human cognition rather than non-human animals, and preference will be given to applicants who complement the existing strengths of the area faculty. Preference will be given to candidates whose research reflects the interdisciplinary nature of psychological science, has linkages to the other areas of the Department (Clinical, Developmental and Social) or to areas outside the Department (e.g. Decision Sciences in the Business School, Educational Psychology or Speech and Communications Disorders), and uses techniques valued by the department (e.g. fMRI, eye-tracking, or computational modeling). Candidates should have a dynamic and rigorous research program with strong potential for external funding, as well as a commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Electronic applications are preferred. Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, a statement of research plans, a statement of undergraduate and graduate teaching interests, three letters of recommendation (which can be directly emailed), and copies of representative publications to firstname.lastname@example.org. If electronic submission is not possible, hard copies can be sent to Department of Psychology, Weiss Hall, 1701 N. 13th Street, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122-6085. Temple University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minority candidates are especially encouraged to apply. Candidates are urged to apply before November 1, 2014. Review of applications will begin as soon as they are received and will continue until the position is filled.