The Department of Psychology at Emory University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the level of assistant professor with an anticipated start date of August 1, 2018. We seek applicants to establish an independent, federally-funded program of research aimed at understanding mechanisms of cognition and behavior at biological and psychological levels with a goal of building on Emory’s strengths in behavioral, cognitive, affective, social, computational, developmental, and/or comparative neuroscience. We also seek applicants with a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching. Laboratory space for small animals as well as research facilities for humans (including a research-dedicated 3T MRI scanner) are available. Applicants whose research uses cutting-edge techniques in small animals and bridges to studies with humans are particularly encouraged to apply.
Ph.D. required. Candidates should submit applications at psychology.emory.edu. Please include a CV, a research statement, a teaching statement, two or three representative publications, and three letters of recommendation. Please also include a brief statement in your cover letter that addresses past activities and future plans to advance equity, inclusion, and diversity in your professional career.
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