Assistant Professor - Saint Louis University in St. Louis Missouri

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Saint Louis University

St. Louis, Missouri

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Saint Louis University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution dedicated to student learning, research, health care, and service is seeking applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Cognitive Neuroscience in the Department of Psychology, beginning August 2015. This position will support a new interdisciplinary undergraduate major in Neuroscience that is being jointly administered by the Departments of Psychology and Biology. The successful applicant for this position will also be a faculty member of the Experimental Psychology doctoral program.

Applicants should have a Ph.D., post-doctoral experience, a record of research productivity, and a commitment to undergraduate and graduate student mentoring. Outstanding applicants who work at the interface of cognitive psychology and neuroscience, broadly defined, will be considered. She or he will develop and teach a new undergraduate neuroscience lecture course and an advanced/graduate course in the candidate's area of expertise. Excellent facilities and a competitive start-up package are provided, and opportunities are available to collaborate with researchers in the Psychology Department, at the nearby Health Science Center, and other local universities. The department has 28 full time faculty, a large undergraduate studies program, and doctoral programs in clinical psychology, industrial-organizational psychology, and experimental psychology (with concentrations in social psychology, developmental psychology, and cognitive neuroscience). Candidates whose research interests complement those of existing faculty in the Psychology Department are encouraged to apply. We encourage applicants from historically underrepresented groups, including (but not limited to) persons of color, persons with disabilities, women, and LGBT candidates.

All applications must be made online at (Req ID 20140607) and include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a research statement, and a statement of teaching experience and philosophy. In addition, please have three letters of reference sent to Cognitive Neuroscience Search Committee, Department of Psychology, Saint Louis University, 221 N. Grand Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63103. Review of applications will begin October 1, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. Additional information on the Department of Psychology can be found at Additional information about the Neuroscience program can be found at neuroscience-at-slu.

Saint Louis University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (AA/EOE), and encourages nominations of and applications from women and minorities.

Recruiting Range

commensurate with experience  

Keyword Phrases

  • Psychology
  • Assistant Professor
  • Embrace inclusion in diversity
  • Jesuit institution
  • Research University
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter