Cornell University, Psychology

Position ID:Cornell-HD-AAFPROFAFFECTSCI [#23662, WDR-00034279]
Position Title: Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor - affective science
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Psychology / Translational and Intervention
Clinical Psychology / Psychopathology
Appl Deadline: filled
Position Description:    

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Department of Psychology
Cornell University

The Department of Psychology at Cornell University invites applications for an open-rank position in affective science research.  Area of specialization is open, but we particularly encourage applications from scientists whose research crosses traditional disciplinary boundaries; scientists whose work advances a clinical science or developmental psychopathology perspective; or scientists whose work contains translational and intervention approaches.

The Department maintains close ties with the Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research, the Center for Integrative Developmental Science, and the Cornell Magnetic Resonance Imaging Facility.  There are numerous additional opportunities for collaboration and affiliation across the university, including the Cornell Center for Social Sciences, the Center for the Study of Inequality, and the Behavioral Economics and Decision Research Center.

Review of applications will begin December 1, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.

A Ph.D. at the time of start is required.  For consideration, please upload to a curriculum vitae, up to three publications, statements of research and teaching interests, and a statement of contribution to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Confidential letters of recommendation may be requested at a later date.

We encourage interested candidates to send inquires to the Search Committee Co-Chairs, Adam Anderson ( and Jane Mendle (

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Pay Ranges:

The hiring rate of pay for the successful candidate will be determined considering the following criteria:

  • Prior relevant work or industry experience.
  • Education level to the extent education is relevant to the position.
  • Academic Discipline (faculty pay ranges reflects 9-month annual salary)
  • Unique applicable skills.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
G201 MVR Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853