Open Rank Professor of Psychology
American University - Psychology
Job is in: Washington, DC US
Contact: Catherine Stoodley
Post Date: August 29, 2019
Job Starts: August 1, 2020
Application Deadline: October 31, 2019
The Department of Psychology in the College of Arts and Sciences at American University (AU) invites applications for a full-time, open rank faculty position in Psychology with a specialization in human neuroscience, effective August 1, 2020. Preference will be given to established investigators. Depending on qualifications, the appointee to this position may be recommended for tenure at the time of hiring. We welcome applications from candidates engaged in high-quality scholarship, with a preference for applicants conducting research that investigates the link between health and environment, broadly construed. This could include, but not be limited to, investigating the impact of environmental factors on the neuroscience of psychological disorders or psychological health. Preference will be given to applicants working with human subjects, although we are open to all neuroscience approaches. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in psychology, neuroscience, or a related field. Post-doctoral experience is preferred. Candidates should be strongly committed to excellence in scholarly research and undergraduate and graduate teaching and learning. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an active program of research; seek external funding for their lab; teach, advise, mentor and supervise the research of undergraduate, master’s and doctoral students; and participate in departmental, school, and university-level service activities. Candidates at the Associate and Full professor levels should have a strong record of external funding; junior candidates are expected to actively seek external funding for their research program. Salary and benefits are nationally competitive.