Cognitive Psychology: Tenure Track Faculty - Quinnipiac University in Hamden Connecticut

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Quinnipiac University

Hamden, Connecticut 06518-1908

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The Department of Psychology at Quinnipiac University is seeking a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Psychology to begin in Fall 2014. 

Our 14 member department serves over 400 majors in psychology and behavioral neuroscience and is dedicated to providing students with an outstanding education in the science of psychology. We embrace a teacher-scholar model in that excellence in teaching and scholarship are expected. Teaching load on the tenure track is generally three courses per semester. We currently have research space that is shared among members of the department. Shared space includes an IAC audiometric booth housing two testing stations (inside dimensions 6’8” x 5’; outside dimensions 7’6” x 5’10”).Salary is highly competitive with other private four-year institutions.  

Quinnipiac University is a thriving private university with 6,500 undergraduate and 2,300 graduate students, located in Hamden, Connecticut, approximately 90 minutes from New York City and two hours from Boston. Consistently ranked among the best universities by U.S. News & World Report and recently named one of the 2013 Great Colleges to Work For by The Chronicle of Higher Education, Quinnipiac offers 58 undergraduate majors and 20 graduate and professional programs, including those leading to degrees in both law and medicine. At the core of Quinnipiac is its commitment to teaching and collaboration. Quinnipiac fosters partnerships among students and with faculty; it is a spirited, welcoming campus.


Teaching responsibilities include courses in our required sequence as well as courses in the area of specialization. 

Additional responsibilities include developing and/or maintaining an active research agenda leading to scholarly publications; advising and mentoring students; and participating in departmental, school and university committees.

Qualifications & Special Instructions to Applicants

Qualifications include an earned PhD in Cognitive Psychology, Experimental Psychology or related field completed by August 2014 and a specialization in human learning and/or memory.


Applications should include:

  • A curriculum vitae;
  • A cover letter addressing 1) teaching philosophy and interests and 2) a description of an ongoing and future research program;
  • The names and contact information for three references must be submitted on the application.

Review of applications will begin immediately; preference will be given to applications received before January 21, 2014.

Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity throughout the University community. We welcome candidates who would enhance that diversity. Quinnipiac offers a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefit program.

Job Code:  2013-1453

Keyword Phrases

  • Psychology - College of Arts and Sciences
  • Cognitive Psychology: Tenure Track Faculty
  • Diversity
  • New Programs
  • spirit of community
  • Psychology
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Professor
Associate Professor
Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter