Texas Tech University
Department of Psychological Sciences
Open-Rank Position in Neuroscience
The Department of Psychological Sciences at Texas Tech University anticipates hiring a neuroscientist to collaborate with a multidisciplinary, computational neuroimaging group. The successful candidate will employ human neuroimaging as a core methodology but can have a research focus that fits within any subarea of the department including clinical, cognitive, counseling human factors, or social. The appointment will be rank-appropriate to credentials and experience. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in psychology, neuroscience, or a closely related field. Applicants must have a strong, programmatic research focus and are expected to attract extramural research funding. Applicants should have the ability to teach effectively at undergraduate and graduate levels and be willing to contribute service to the department, college, university, community, and profession. The anticipated start date is August 19, 2015.
The Department (www [dot] depts [dot] ttu [dot] edu/psy/) has doctoral programs in clinical, counseling, cognitive, human factors, and social psychology. We have 31 faculty, approximately 110 doctoral students, and nearly 1,000 undergraduate majors. The appointment will be associated with the Texas Tech Neuroimaging Institute (TTNI), a state-of-the-art neuroimaging facility housing a 3T Siemens Skyra and a high-density MR-compatible EEG system. TTNI (www [dot] ttni [dot] ttu [dot] edu) has strong collaboration with the MIND Research Network (www [dot] mrn [dot] org). Department faculty have effective working relationships with the TTU Health Sciences Center, several large area hospitals, numerous clinics and psychological-service agencies. Texas Tech University is classified as a doctoral “research-extensive university” by the Carnegie Foundation and as a “national research university” by the State of Texas.
To apply for a faculty position, candidates must submit a cover letter, vita, statement of research interests, statement of teaching philosophy, sample reprints, 3 or more letters of recommendation, and any other materials that candidates think will be helpful, to our online application web site, at: jobs [dot] texastech [dot] edu, under the requisition number of 2207BR. We will begin reviewing applications on December 1, 2014, and will continue to review applications until the position is filled. Please direct questions about this position to Dr. Amelia Talley, Search Committee Chair at amelia [dot] talley [at] ttu [dot] edu. Letters of recommendation should be sent directly to Kay Hill via email kay [dot] hill [at] ttu [dot] edu or post: Texas Tech University; 2810 18th Street; Box 42051; Lubbock, TX 79409.
As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally-diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We strongly encourage applications from all those who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Texas Tech University. We welcome applications from minorities, women, protected veterans, persons with disabilities, other under-represented groups, and dual-career couples.