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Tenure-track Position in Cognitive Psychology
Sunday, 29 October 2017 21:29

The Department of Psychology at Syracuse University invites applications for a full time tenure-track position in Cognitive Psychology to join the Cognition, Brain, & Behavior (CBB) area. Applicants for the position should have a Ph.D. in Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive Science, or a related field. The successful candidate is expected to pursue an exceptional program of research driven by a strong theoretical foundation to understand human cognition, broadly construed. The successful candidate will have a research program that uses rigorous computational and/or mathematical modeling methods. Successful candidates will show evidence of (1) high quality scholarship and the potential to build a vigorous program of funded research (2) teaching promise at the undergraduate and graduate levels and (3) promise of excellence in engaging graduate and undergraduate students in research. Responsibilities include maintaining an active program of research, teaching and advising at the graduate and undergraduate levels, and service to the university. Information about the department may be found at

Applicants must complete a brief online application at The online application should include these required materials: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a research and teaching statement, and a single representative paper. Three letters of recommendation are required. Detailed instructions for uploading their confidential recommendation letter into the system will be sent to the references identified in the application.

Review of applications will begin November 1.

The university and department have a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff.  Syracuse University is an equal opportunity, affirmative-action institution. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of underrepresented groups and strongly encourage women and persons of color to apply. The Department of Psychology and broader Syracuse community provides a rich and supportive environment for inclusive research involving ethnically and economically diverse populations.

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