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Assistant Professor

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Department of Psychology, School of Arts and Sciences

Assistant Professor, Applied/Experimental Psychology

The Department of Psychology at The Catholic University of America seeks to fill a Tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Applied/Experimental Psychology, to begin Fall 2022. This opening is in addition to our search in Clinical Psychology.

The Department offers BA, BS, MA, and PhD degrees. Faculty have active research programs that attract external funding and involve national and international collaborations. The University is located on a 250-acre, park-like campus in northeast Washington DC, convenient to neighboring medical centers, universities, and laboratories including the NIH. Additional information may be found on our website (

We seek candidates who understand, are enthusiastic about, and will make a significant contribution to the mission of the University.

Applicants should have an ongoing research program with the potential to attract extramural grant funding. A range of content areas that focus on neuroscience / neuropsychology / biopsychology will be considered. The Department is especially interested in candidates with research programs focused on developmental, cognitive, and affective neuroscience. In addition, candidates who incorporate interdisciplinary and diversity in methodological approaches are encouraged to apply. Expertise in advanced methodology and statistics is desirable. Candidates should also be committed to excellence in teaching our graduate and undergraduate students, most notably in our BS in Psychological and Brain Sciences major and Neuroscience minor programs. 

To apply, please submit the following documents via this google form: a curriculum vitae, a research statement, a teaching statement, three representative publications, three letters of recommendation (sent directly by recommenders), and a one- to two-page personal statement indicating how your research, teaching, and service will make a distinctive contribution to our University’s mission and to the vision of Catholic education as outlined in the Apostolic Constitution on Catholic Universities Ex Corde Ecclesiae.

Review of files will begin on November 22, 2021, and continue until the position is filled. Questions about submission procedures can be directed to Ms. Brittany Hunter, at or at 202-319-5750.

The Catholic University of America is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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