The Howard University Department of Psychology invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Cognitive Psychology, beginning August 16, 2017. Applicants should demonstrate a record of research productivity and be committed to excellence in undergraduate and graduate education in ways consistent with the mission of Howard University. Among other statements, the mission affirms that “the University is dedicated to attracting and sustaining a cadre of faculty who are through their teaching, research and service, committed to the development of distinguished, historically aware, and compassionate graduates and to the discovery of solutions to human problems in the United States and throughout the world.” Although the specific area of research is open, particular attention will be given to candidates whose research includes a focus on human cognition, emotion, memory, perception, decision-making, language, problem solving, (cognitive, affective, computational) neuroscience, social cognition, or culture and diversity. The successful candidate will be expected to teach, when called for, the undergraduate courses entitled cognitive psychology and learning and memory, and the graduate level courses entitled learning, cognitive processes, and perception. The Ph.D. degree is required at time of hire. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Review of completed applications begins April 1st and will continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates should send a cover letter describing research and teaching interests, their curriculum vitae, reprints and preprints, and arrange to have three letters of recommendation provided. Questions about the position should be directed to Professor A. Wade Boykin, Chair, Cognitive Area Search Committee, at ude.drawoh|ygolohcysPevitingoC#ude.drawoh|ygolohcysPevitingoC. Howard University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.
Assistant Professor (tenure-track) in Cognitive Psychology at Howard University