Kent State University-Psychology
  • Kent, OH, United States

The Department of Psychological Sciences at Kent State University seeks to hire a tenure-track behavioral neuroscientist at the Assistant or Associate level.  Preference will be given to individuals who conduct systems/circuit-level neuroscience research with a behavioral component that will complement current areas of research in learning and memory, fear, stress, neuropharmacology or behavioral neuroendocrinology.

 Successful candidates should have an exemplary record of research productivity, including a history of seeking and obtaining external research support and publications reporting original research, potential for effective teaching, and a commitment to mentoring graduate and undergraduate students.

 Our faculty are highly productive scholars who collaborate extensively.  The department offers outstanding research support and highly ranked doctoral programs in a collegial atmosphere.   A rich collaborative environment is supported by research partnerships throughout Northeast Ohio, outstanding research facilities, and the newly established KSU Brain Health Research Institute. Further information about the department is available on the website https://www.kent.edu/psychology.  Kent State University has a highly collaborative and growing neuroscience community that spans several departments and Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED).

 Review of applications will begin immediately and remain open until the position is filled.  However, priority will be given to applications received by October 1, 2017.  Send application materials, including statements of research and teaching interests, curriculum vitae, copies of publications and other supporting materials, and three letters of recommendation by e-mail to psysearch@kent.edu.

 Kent State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of the University’s faculty.

Sep 20, 2018
Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Psychological Science and Health Kent State University’s Department of Psychological Sciences has an open-rank, tenure-track position beginning in Fall 2019.  We seek candidates who conduct interdisciplinary research on the interactions of biological, psychological, or social factors in health and disease.  Specific area of research focus is open and candidates with expertise in clinical, social, health, and developmental psychology will be considered.  Research focused on health disparities or that targets underserved populations is highly desirable. Candidates who can teach advanced graduate and undergraduate statistics courses are especially encouraged to apply.   This search is part of an expansion of the department and Kent State University’s newly launched Brain Health Research Institute (BHRI), whose mission is to improve our understanding of brain function in health, disease, and recovery.  Kent State University is making significant investments in facilities, resources, and tenure-track faculty with expertise in Brain Health. The BHRI, which includes faculty and students members from many academic departments, multiple hospital partners, and area research institutes, seeks to foster collaboration, promote interdisciplinary research, and train the next generation of researchers. KSU Faculty are expected to develop a productive research program, pursue extramural funding, direct theses and dissertations, and demonstrate a commitment to excellence in undergraduate and graduate education. Further information about the department is available on our website https://www.kent.edu/psychology Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2018, and continue until the position is filled. Send application materials, including statements of research and teaching interests, CV, copies of publications and other supporting materials, summaries of teaching evaluations, and three letters of recommendation by email to psyhealthsearch@kent.edu . Kent State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applicants from candidates who would enhance the diversity of the University’s faculty.
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Sep 20, 2018
Kent State University’s Department of Psychological Sciences seeks applicants for an open-rank, tenure-track position in Behavioral Neuroscience beginning in Fall 2019.  Applicants should have expertise in systems/circuit-level neuroscience research that involves a behavioral component. The position is open to any area of behavioral neuroscience, with preference for research programs that complement existing strengths in memory, fear, stress, neuropharmacology, addiction, and behavioral neuroendocrinology. Faculty are expected to develop a productive research program, pursue extramural funding, direct theses and dissertations, and demonstrate a commitment to excellence in undergraduate and graduate education.   The candidate will join a strong and growing community of neuroscientists.  This search is part of an expansion of the department and Kent State University’s newly launched Brain Health Research Institute (BHRI), whose mission is to improve our understanding of brain function in health, disease, and recovery.  Kent State University is making significant investments in facilities, resources, and tenure-track faculty with expertise in Brain Health. The BHRI, which includes faculty and students members from many academic departments, multiple hospital partners, and area research institutes, seeks to foster collaboration, promote interdisciplinary research, and train the next generation of researchers.  More information about neuroscience at Kent State can be found at https://www.kent.edu/neuroscience .  Further information about the Department of Psychological Sciences can be found at https://www.kent.edu/psychology .   Review of applications will begin immediately and remain open until the position is filled.  However, priority will be given to applications received by November 1, 2018.  Send application materials, including statements of research and teaching interests, curriculum vitae, copies of publications and other supporting materials, and three letters of recommendation by e-mail to psyneurosearch@kent.edu .
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