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Assistant Professor - Tenure Track
Psychology
 

Tulane University

New Orleans, LA
 
 
Tulane University New Orleans, LA Assistant Professor – Tenure Track Psychology The Department of Psychology in the School of Science and Engineering at Tulane University announces a tenure track position at the beginning Assistant Professor level in developmental cognitive neuroscience in the childhood and/or adolescent areas, starting July 1, 2014. The ideal candidate for the position of Assistant Professor will have a strong research orientation with the potential to develop a nationally visible, extramurally supported program of research as well as be able to offer courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels in developmental psychology and developmental cognitive neuroscience. The area of specialization in developmental cognitive neuroscience is open. The ideal candidate will actively contribute through research and teaching to our doctoral programs in Psychological Science (with concentrations in Developmental Psychology, Behavioral Neuroscience and Social Psychology) and to our APA-accredited doctoral program in School Psychology. Tulane University also maintains an interdisciplinary program in neuroscience at both the undergraduate and graduate levels; collaborations at the Tulane Medical Center are possible as well. Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D. in psychology or neuroscience. Specific responsibilities of the 9-month tenure track appointment include developing and sustaining an active research program; seeking external funding support for research and training efforts; supervising thesis and dissertation research; teaching undergraduate and graduate courses. Teaching responsibilities are maintained at a 1-2 courseload for research active faculty, with a further one-course reduction for beginning assistant professors during the first three years of their appointment. The Department of Psychology consists of 21 full-time faculty (http://tulane.edu/sse/psyc/about/) The Department benefits from not only University support, but also a significant, private endowment provided specifically for the Department by Mr. Robert E. Flowerree, a former member of Tulane’s Board of Administrators. The size and uniqueness of the contribution allows for substantial faculty research and professional support. Tulane is ranked as one of the top 50 schools in the nation and has been cited for its excellent service learning programs (U.S. News and World Report, 2011). We are dedicated to maintaining a culturally diverse faculty and we strongly encourage applications from women and members of underrepresented groups. Tulane University is an EOE/AAE employer. Application review will begin October 15, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled. Please send a letter of application, vita, research and teaching statements and relevant reprints to dcnspos@wave.tulane.edu. In addition, please ask three referees to send confidential letters of reference to the same email address with ‘Letter of Reference’ in the subject title. Inquiries regarding the position may be directed to Dr. Jeffrey J. Lockman, Chair, Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience Search Committee, (lockman@tulane.edu).

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