The Department of Psychology at Iowa State University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor in our Cognitive Psychology program. Responsibilities for this position include conducting research, teaching undergraduate and graduate classes, advising doctoral students, and providing service to the department and university. Area of research is open, although preference will be given to applicants with expertise in cognitive neuroscience.
The Cognitive Psychology doctoral program at Iowa State maintains strengths in research on attention, perception, memory, and its application to real world issues. Faculty also contribute to cross-area initiatives within the department (e.g., Quantitative, Health, and Psychology & Law). Applicants will have access to a 68-channel passive EEG system and eye-tracking equipment housed in the Psychology Department. Cognitive faculty regularly contribute to one of several interdisciplinary graduate programs at Iowa State, including Neuroscience, Gerontology, and Human-Computer Interaction. Access to special patient populations (e.g., Parkinsons, Alzheimers) can also be facilitated.
The Cognitive program is housed within the Department of Psychology, a friendly and collegial department with an excellent reputation for producing high-quality research. The Department also maintains doctoral programs in Social and Counseling Psychology, with plans to add a Health Psychology program in the future.
Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted one of the best college towns in the nation.
Review of applications will begin October 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. To apply for this position, go to: http://www.iastatejobs.com. Please refer to posting #700161. Applicants will be required to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests, reprints of recent publications – attach as “Other Document(s), and name and contact information for Three Professional References. If you have questions regarding this application process, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call: 1-877-477-7485. Specific questions about the position may be directed to the Cognitive Search Committee Chair, Dr. Christian Meissner, at email@example.com. Women, racial/ethnic minorities, GLBTQ individuals, people with disabilities, couples, and Veterans are particularly encouraged to apply. Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
PhD in Cognitive Psychology, Neuroscience, or a closely related field (must be conferred by the start date of employment).
Existing record of excellence in research and scholarship
Existing record of or strong potential for excellence in teaching
Record of external funding or strong promise of ability to secure external funding