Cornell University, CHE-Psychology

Position ID:Cornell-HD-ORTTAGINGADDEV [#23717, WDR-00034298]
Position Title: Tenure Track position - Aging/Adult development
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Developmental Psychology
Psychology / Adult, adulthood and aging
Appl Deadline:none
Position Description:    

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Department of Psychology
Cornell University

The Department of Psychology at Cornell University invites applicants for an open-rank, tenure-track position in aging/adult development to begin July 1, 2023. Candidates must have a PhD or equivalent degree, a strong record of published research, and interest or experience in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. 

We are seeking innovative scientists whose research investigates aspects of developmental change. Applicants’ research should focus on adulthood and aging, with other areas of specialization open. Candidates are expected to lead a vigorous, externally funded, and internationally recognized research program commensurate to the rank at which they are applying. Candidates are also expected to contribute to our rigorous and innovative curriculum at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

The successful candidate can take advantage of the technological resources and collaborative environment of Cornell University to enhance their research program. The department has a broad base in psychology and neuroscience, is internationally recognized for its distinctive ecological perspective, and embraces interdisciplinary and translational approaches. The department has strong connections to Cornell’s Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research, houses a fMRI scanner dedicated to research, and maintains significant research collaborations with the medical campus in New York City. The successful candidate also will have the opportunity to join initiatives such as Cornell’s Integrative Center for Developmental Science, the Cornell Center for Behavioral Economics and Decision Research, and/or the Center for the Study of Inequality.

Review of applications will begin December 15, 2022, and continue until the position is filled. For consideration, please upload a curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests, a statement of contribution to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and for applicants at the Assistant Professor rank, three letters of reference to Academic Jobs Online For candidates applying at the Associate or Full professor ranks, confidential letters of recommendation may be solicited at a later date.

For questions, please contact Corinna Loeckenhoff (

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New hires are required to provide documentation showing primary vaccination status (that is, completion of two shots of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine or one shot of the Janssen/Johnson & Johnson) before their first day of work. If a new hire's vaccination is not complete or information is not received by their start date, the first day of work will be delayed. It is possible in some cases that an offer of employment may be withdrawn.

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Further Info:
G201 MVR Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853