The Department of Psychology (http://psychology.arizona.edu/) at the University of Arizona invites applications for a faculty position in the neuroimaging of normal and pathological aging and cognition. The position rank is Associate to Full Professor with tenure, although a strong junior candidate for Assistant Professor on tenure track may be considered.
An interdisciplinary perspective and experience with multiple methodologies is highly valued by our department. Research on cognitive aging and risk for dementia has long been a focus at the University of Arizona, represented by faculty studying humans and animal models and typical and atypical aging. We seek a colleague who is a leader in the area of neuroimaging and aging. The UA has significant strengths in MR physics, biomedical engineering, and optical science and we seek a colleague to add to these areas through a collaborative research agenda.
Faculty at the University of Arizona teach courses at graduate and undergraduate levels and contribute to mentoring students, including those from underrepresented backgrounds. Our faculty also contribute to university service and community outreach. In these and other ways, faculty members are expected to help in the development of innovative approaches to enhancing student engagement, increasing diversity, and expanding collaborations with community and business partners.
Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, statement of research and teaching interests, and a CV to our posting at http://www.uacareers.com for job #F21266. Applicants should also attach 3 recent publications. Three letters of recommendation may be requested at a later date.
At the University of Arizona, we value an inclusive climate and translate this value into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with diverse perspectives and experiences, we encourage minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs.
Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more.
Questions should be directed to Dr. Carol A. Barnes, Search Committee Chair, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Internal Number: F21266
About The University of Arizona
The Department of Psychology at the The University of Arizona is part of the School of Mind, Brain, and Behavior (MBB), and is housed within the College of Science, in keeping with its strong research-oriented approach and scientifically-derived knowledge base. Psychology is by its very nature interdisciplinary, and its faculty and students interact and collaborate naturally with other MBB programs and departments—Neuroscience, Cognitive Science, and Speech, Language and Hearing Science—as well as with other academic units across campus. The Psychology Department offers an exciting array of courses and research experiences for both undergraduate and graduate students and also provides many opportunities for students to serve in the broader University and Tucson community.