Council of Graduate Departments of Psychology
Council of Graduate Departments of Psychology

Tenure Track Assistant Professor Position in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience

About this job: Assistant Professor, Tenure Track, NEUROSCIENCE

University of Massachusetts Boston - Psychology Department -   See this job on our site

Job is in: Boston, MA US

Contact: Erik Blaser

Post Date: September 13, 2019
Job Starts: September 1, 2020

The Department of Psychology and the Developmental and Brain Sciences PhD Program at the University of Massachusetts Boston invite applications for a tenure-track Professor in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience (Fall 2020 start date). Review of applications will begin October 8 and continue until the position is filled. Requirements: Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. in Psychology, Neuroscience, or a related field. While research area is open, preference will be given to a Cognitive Neuroscientist studying early cognitive development in humans (e.g., executive functions, attention, learning, decision making, social cognition, higher-order reasoning) with a track record of excellence in research and teaching. Competitive candidates should have brain imaging expertise, including fNIRS and/or EEG. Interest in translational research of relevance to Clinical Psychology and other programs at the University is also an asset. Candidates should also have the appropriate expertise to teach core courses at the undergraduate level as well as advanced and graduate courses in an area of expertise. This position will be affiliated with the Developmental and Brain Sciences PhD Program, the only Neuroscience Program at a public University in the Boston area. Our Neuroscience labs are housed in the new Integrated Sciences Building, part of our campus on the Columbia Point peninsula, offering wonderful views of the city and Boston Harbor. The University of Massachusetts Boston serves the most diverse student population in New England, with a majority of students of color; many of our students are from immigrant backgrounds, and/or are the first in their families to go to college. We especially encourage applicants from underrepresented groups in the neurosciences to apply. Salary and Application Information: Faculty. State Funded. Benefited. Reference Job Number: 502715. Applicants should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interest/experience, and three letters of recommendation. Please refer to the Reference Job Number (502715) in the cover letter. Electronic submission is required at UMass Boston is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity, Title IX employer. Please direct questions to Erik Blaser,, Chair of the Search Committee.