Aug 22, 2023

Assistant Professor

  • New Mexico State University
  • Las Cruces, NM, USA
Full time Cognitive

Job Description

The Department of Psychology at New Mexico State University invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor position in Cognitive Psychology, starting in Fall 2024 (Job #: 498461). NMSU is the nation’s only Land Grant institution that is also classified as both a Hispanic Serving Institution and a Carnegie High Research Activity Institution. We are looking for a candidate whose research interests fall within the domain of Cognitive Psychology, broadly construed, who can work with graduate students who aspire to career tracks both within and outside of academia. Minimal qualifications: A Ph.D. in Psychology (in hand by hire date). Preferred qualifications: Ability to contribute to teaching courses on Cognitive Psychology and closely related areas including, but not limited to Developmental Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience. Ability to contribute to graduate quantitative curriculum (statistics, modeling of psychological processes, AI etc.). Strong potential to compete for external funding to support research and make a significant impact in their specialty area. Demonstrated potential for creative cross-disciplinary collaboration within and across departments. Our faculty and graduate students have active research interests in social, cognitive, and applied areas of psychology. The successful candidate will value collegiality and service to their department/institution and will have the demonstrated capability to teach graduate and undergraduate courses in the department’s curriculum, and will serve as a research mentor to undergraduate and graduate students. Willingness to teach both face to face and online is desirable. To ensure full consideration of your application, submit your online application with all required materials by October 19, 2023 at this link: Please submit a current curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests, statement of research interests (including a section briefly outlining a basic plan for securing external funding), relevant reprints or preprints of completed research, unofficial transcripts of the highest degree earned, and three letters of recommendation. New Mexico State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Offer of employment is contingent upon verification of applicable credentials, criminal and other background information


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