Cornell University, Human Development

Position ID:Cornell-HD-AAFPNEURO [#12262, WDR-000]
Position Title: Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor - Human Development
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Neuroscience
Appl Deadline:none
Position Description:    

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Cornell University

The Department of Human Development (, within the College of Human Ecology, seeks applicants for an open-rank tenure-track position in human neuroscience to begin July 1, 2019 or later. The Department is an interdisciplinary entity that uses multiple approaches, methods, and levels of analysis to study human development across the lifespan and integrates basic and translational research to enhance development and well-being in diverse contexts and populations. The department has a broad base in psychology, neuroscience, and sociology, and is internationally recognized for its distinctive ecological perspective. Faculty members represent three major fields of research, including Law and Human Development, Health and Well-being, and Cognition in Context. The Department houses a state of the art MRI scanner, an EEG lab, and neuro-stimulation facilities.  It maintains significant research collaborations with Weill Cornell Medicine in New York City. Individuals who conduct research in all areas of human neuroscience are of interest.


Teaching three courses per year (typically two undergraduate and one graduate), supervising student research, and maintaining a rigorous, highly productive, and preferably externally-funded program of research that maintains and builds the Department’s reputation as a national and international leader.


  • PhD in psychology, neuroscience, or a related field;
  • Research excellence, demonstrated by a strong record of publication in leading journals in the field;
  • Interest or experience in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels

For consideration

Please upload vita, statement of research and teaching interests, three representative publications, and three letters of reference in Academic Jobs Online

Review of applications will begin November 15, 2018; applications are welcomed until the positions are filled.

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Further Info:
G421 MVR Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853

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