Associate Professor, Human Neuroscience

Florida Atlantic University
Boca Raton, Florida
Sep 23, 2019
Oct 23, 2019
Position Type
Full Time

The Department of Psychology and Brain Institute (I-BRAIN) at Florida Atlantic University invite applications from outstanding candidates at the Associate Professor level for a tenured position in human neuroscience. Exceptional candidates currently at the rank of Assistant Professor who have well-established and funded research programs may also be considered. Florida Atlantic University is a rapidly growing institution that is investing significant resources to expand neuroscience research and education. As part of this university-wide initiative, the Psychology Department ( has teamed with the Brain Institute ( to expand the presence of research programs focused on the human brain. We are especially interested in candidates whose research capitalizes on brain-monitoring and/or computational approaches that are suitable for assessing neural mechanisms underlying developmental features of sensory experience, cognition and social engagement. Candidates whose research programs have strong translational implications will be given primary consideration. The ideal candidate will bridge existing strengths in our core program areas and pursue collaborations with faculty within and outside of the department. Leadership opportunities within the Department and Institute regarding education and research opportunities will be considered.


Florida Atlantic University, with its main campus in Boca Raton, FL, supports the training of more than 25,000 students, and is one of the most ethnically diverse institutions in the Florida state university system, with status as a Hispanic-serving institution.  Our community features excellent schools, a vibrant and safe community, and a sub-tropical climate conducive to year-round outdoor activities.


Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. FAU is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from candidates from underrepresented groups.


Minimum Qualification: 


Ph.D. or equivalent degree from an accredited Institution in an appropriate area of specialization by time of appointment required. 


All applicants must apply electronically to the currently posted position (Associate Professor) on the Office of Human Resources' job website ( by completing the required online employment application and submitting the related documents. When completing the online application, please upload the following: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research interests and goals (maximum of two pages), a brief statement of teaching philosophy and history, at least three reference letters and copies of official transcripts scanned into an electronic format.


A background check will be required for the candidate selected for this position. This position is subject to funding.


For more information and to apply, visit and go to Apply Now (REQ07400).


Florida Atlantic University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action/equal access institution and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veterans status or other protected status. Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057. 711.


FAU is committed to the principles of engaged teaching, research and service.  All persons aspiring to achieve excellence in the practice of these principles are encouraged to apply.

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