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

Assistant Professor Cognitive Science

About this job: Assistant Professor, Tenure Track, COGNITIVE

Mississippi State University - Department of Psychology

Job is in: Mississippi State, MS US


Post Date: July 20, 2021
Job Starts: August 16, 2022

Mississippi State University, Department of Psychology, Assistant Professor The Department of Psychology at Mississippi State University is seeking to fill a tenure-track assistant professor position with an anticipated start date of August 16, 2022. We are interested in candidates whose research is in the area of cognitive psychology/cognitive science. The department houses doctoral programs in both cognitive science and clinical psychology. The successful candidate will serve as a core member of the cognitive science program and will maintain a program of scholarly research, seek external funding, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, and supervise graduate student research. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in psychology, cognitive science, or closely related field at the time of appointment. Mississippi State University is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a very high research activity university and is designated by the National Science Foundation as a top 100 research university. The department has several existing ties to collaborative university research institutes including the university’s imaging center (which houses a 3.0T MRI), the Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems, and the Social Science Research Center. Located in the “Golden Triangle Regional” technology and manufacturing corridor of the state, we offer a diverse, welcoming, and vibrant community. Interested applicants must apply online at and attach a cover letter; curriculum vitae; statements on research, teaching, and contributions and commitment to diversity; up to three pre/reprints; and the complete contact information for at least three professional references. Review of applications will begin September 1, 2021, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, gender identity, status as a U.S. veteran, and/or any other status protected by applicable law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.

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