Assistant Professor

Location
Saint Louis, Missouri
Salary
Competitive salary and benefits
Posted
Aug 30, 2021
Closes
Sep 29, 2021
Job Function
Faculty Member
Position Type
Full Time

Saint Louis University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution dedicated to student learning, research, health care, and service is seeking applicants specializing in neuroscience for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Department of Psychology, beginning August 2022. Applicants should have a Ph.D., postdoctoral experience, a record of research productivity, potential for extramural funding, and a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate student teaching and mentoring. Outstanding applicants who conduct human cognitive, developmental, or social neuroscience research will be considered. We seek candidates committed to diversity and inclusion in teaching, research, and mentoring who believe in racial and social justice, equity, and serving others. The successful applicant for this position will be a faculty member of the Experimental Psychology doctoral program. They will also be expected to teach upper-level courses in the undergraduate Psychology and Neuroscience programs and to mentor Neuroscience majors. Excellent facilities and a competitive start-up package are provided. Opportunities are available to collaborate with researchers affiliated with the Henry and Amelia Nasrallah Center for Neuroscience, in the Saint Louis University School of Medicine, and at other local universities. The Department of Psychology has 25 full time faculty, a large undergraduate studies program, and doctoral programs in clinical psychology, industrial-organizational psychology, and experimental psychology (with concentrations in cognitive neuroscience, developmental psychology, and social psychology). 

All applications must be made online at https://slu.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/Careers (ID 2021-03146) and include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, statement of teaching experience and philosophy, and diversity/inclusion/equity statement (upload all files in Resume/CV section). In addition, please have two letters of reference sent to Jennifer Elwyn (jennifer.elwyn@slu.edu). Review of applications will begin October 15, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. 

Saint Louis University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for the position applied for without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors. We welcome and encourage applications from minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities (including disabled veterans). If accommodations are needed for completing the application and/or with the interviewing process, please contact Human Resources at 314-977-5847. 

Saint Louis University will require COVID-19 vaccinations for all students, staff, and faculty who are physically present on our St. Louis campuses. As a prospective and/or a new employee at Saint Louis University, you will be required to comply with the University’s vaccination protocol. Proof of full vaccination will be required before the start of employment in order to work at Saint Louis University. If you are not vaccinated, you will be required to begin the vaccination process at the time of your first day of employment. Exemptions may be granted on the grounds of religious beliefs or medical circumstances.