Department of Psychology, Ohio State University

Position ID:OSU-Psychology-CBIDTI [#9605]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Columbus, Ohio 43210, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Psychology
Neuroscience / Clinical neuroscience
Appl Deadline:2017/11/15 finished (posted 2017/08/28, finished 2018/05/04)
Position Description:    

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


Pending budgetary approval, the Department of Psychology at The Ohio State University seeks an outstanding clinical neuroscientist/neuropsychologist committed to contribute to a university-wide initiative on chronic brain injury (CBI). We are specifically looking for an individual investigating the behavioral and neural correlates of cognitive dysfunction in those with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI), Dementia of the Alzheimer’s type (DAT), or Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE). We are seeking an individual who is committed to developing a prominent program in clinical neuroscience that is pushing the boundaries of traditional cognitive/neuropsychological assessments. Researchers who employ a variety of methods including brain imaging and/or computational modeling are encouraged to apply. This position is partially funded by Ohio State's Discovery Themes, a significant faculty hiring investment in key thematic areas in which the university can build on its culture of academic collaboration to make a global impact


 Applicants must have earned a Ph.D. or MD/Ph.D. in psychology or a related field prior to the time of application. All applicants are expected to have very strong and fundable research programs and to contribute to both graduate and undergraduate supervision and instruction. Preferred qualifications include experience developing or working in interdisciplinary research teams, university teaching experience and experience mentoring members of underrepresented groups.  Appointment is contingent on the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by law and/or university policies, including but not limited to a criminal background check.

 About Columbus:

 The Ohio State University campus is located in Columbus, the capital city of Ohio. Columbus is the center of a rapidly growing and diverse metropolitan area with a population of over 1.5 million. The area offers a wide range of affordable housing, many cultural and recreational opportunities, excellent schools, and a strong economy based on government as well as service, transportation and technology industries. Columbus has consistently been rated as one of the Top U.S. cities for quality of life, and was selected as one of the Top 10 cities for African Americans to live, work, and play by Black Enterprise magazine. Additional information about the Columbus area is available at

 Application Instructions:

 Apply to Academic Jobs Online at: A complete application consists of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests, and the names of three individuals from whom letters of recommendation could be solicited. Applications received prior to November 15, 2017 will receive priority consideration. Inquiries may be directed to Lisa Wilkosz (

 The Ohio State University is committed to establishing a culturally and intellectually diverse environment, encouraging all members of our learning community to reach their full potential. We are responsive to dual-career families and strongly promote work-life balance to support our community members through a suite of institutionalized policies. We are an NSF Advance Institution and a member of the Ohio/Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC).

 The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
225 Psychology Building
1835 Neil Ave
Columbus, OH 43210

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