Oct 17, 2019
Cognitive Psychology, The University of Alabama The Department of Psychology at The University of Alabama announces an opening for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Cognitive Psychology. The position is scheduled to begin August 16, 2020 . Candidates should have a program of research that will make significant contributions to the field of cognitive psychology (specialty area open). At present, the research interests of the cognitive faculty include cognitive aging, visual-spatial cognition, creativity, the neurobiology of aging, reality monitoring, and decision-making. The Cognitive concentration has a working relationship with the Institute for Imaging and Analytical Technologies at Mississippi State University and the Civitan International Neuroimaging Laboratory at UAB, both of which have neuroimaging technologies (fMRI, PET, MEG, CT, etc.). Candidates should have a Ph.D. in psychology or a related field prior to August 2020 and a strong record of research and teaching. Responsibilities include maintaining an active program of research, pursuing external funding, and teaching undergraduate and graduate courses. Candidates should be invested in the mentorship model of research. The University of Alabama, founded in 1831, is the flagship campus of a three campus system and has nearly 38,500 students from across the country. The University is located in Tuscaloosa, a city of approximately 100,000 that was named an All-America City by the National Civic League. Tuscaloosa is home of the Crimson Tide football team, as well as the historic Bama Theatre, the Paul R. Jones Art Gallery, the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater, the Tuscaloosa Farmer’s Market, and nearby Kentuck Festival of the Arts and Moundville Archeological Park. The Psychology Department has 36 faculty and 100 graduate students distributed in three experimental (Social, Cognitive, and Developmental) and four clinical (Law, Health, Gerontology, and Child) concentrations. The Department offers a bachelor’s degree in psychology, doctoral degrees in both clinical and experimental psychology, and a graduate minor in statistics. The University of Alabama highly values diversity, and we particularly welcome applications from scholars who are from populations historically underrepresented in the academy, and/or who have experience working with diverse populations. Applicants should submit a current CV and a cover letter outlining their qualifications, research interests, teaching philosophy and effectiveness, and their potential fit with the department as a whole and with the cognitive concentration. The CV, selected reprints, and cover letter should be submitted online at facultyjobs.ua.edu . Applicants should arrange to have three letters of recommendation e-mailed directly to Dr. Sheila Black, Chair, Cognitive Search Committee, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Application review will begin November 1st, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. For more information about our department, please visit us on the web at http://psychology.ua.edu , or contact the search chair. The University of Alabama is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Minority and women candidates are especially encouraged to apply.
University of Alabama Tuscaloosa, AL, USA Full time