Dept. of Psychology, Cornell University

Position ID:Cornell-Dept. of Psychology-ASSTPROF [#1695]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Psychology / Behavioral Neuroscience, Cognitive, Social Psychology, Personality, and/or Emotion broadly defined
Appl Deadline:2013/01/28 finished (posted 2012/08/07, finished 2013/09/04, listed until 2013/01/28)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Psychology Department of Cornell University anticipates hiring as many as three tenure-track assistant professors beginning 1 July 2013. Review of applications will begin 1 October 2012. We will be considering cognitive scientists with (1) expertise in higher-level cognition. We are particularly interested in applicants doing research on memory, learning, attention, concepts, reasoning, problem solving, and/or action. (2) Candidates with expertise in behavioral and evolutionary neuroscience. We are interested in individuals who investigate both the evolution and the mechanisms of behavior, considering its natural context. (3) Candidates with expertise in social psychology and/or personality research. We are interested in applicants with research interests in judgment/decision-making, social cognition, attitudes, emotion, culture, and stereotyping/prejudice. Individuals in social/personality with research expertise using neuroscientific/biological approaches are especially encouraged to apply, including those using MRI/fMRI electrophysiology, eye-tracking techniques, physiological recordings, neuroendocrinology, transcranial magnetic stimulation, and genetic and epigenetic markers. Although expertise in MRI/fMRI is not required, Cornell University has recently built an MRI/fMRI center on the Ithaca campus. Applications from women and minority candidates are especially welcome Cornell University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Educator Interested applicants should submit a letter of application that includes one or more key words indicating their specific area(s) of specialization, curriculum vitae, research and teaching statement, pdf’s of completed research, and letters of recommendation sent directly from three referees to:

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

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Further Info:
Cornell University
Dept. of Psychology
278 Uris Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853

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