The Psychology Department at Northeastern University (www.northeastern.edu/cos/psychology/), College of Science, invites applications for a tenured/tenure-track faculty position in cognitive and brain health to start in the fall of 2019 at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. We welcome applications in the area of cognitive and brain health, with a focus on faculty who use multi-modal neuroimaging to assess intervention outcomes in the study and enhancement of cognitive and brain health from childhood through older adulthood in healthy individuals or patient populations. Potential topics of interest include physical activity, cognitive training, social interaction, and diet (among other lifestyle factors). The successful candidate will have office and lab space in the new Center for Cognitive and Brain Health (https://web.northeastern.edu/cbhlab/) in the Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Complex at Northeastern University (https://www.northeastern.edu/isec/). Relevant facilities include a new 3 Tesla Siemens Prisma MRI system and center, high density EEG systems, eye tracking, DEXA, VO2 max systems, behavioral testing rooms, and a biospecimen facility. The College of Science is strongly committed to fostering excellence through diversity and enthusiastically welcomes applications from members of groups that have been, and continue to be, underrepresented in academia.
Responsibilities will include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses and conducting an independent, externally-funded research program. Interdisciplinary collaboration is supported and encouraged.
Candidates should have a Ph.D. in psychology or a related field by the start of the appointment and a record of research commensurate with rank. Candidates should have experience in, or be able to demonstrate a commitment to, working with diverse student populations and/or in a culturally diverse work and educational environment.
All application materials must be submitted through the online recruitment system. With the online system, applicants should be prepared to upload a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a research statement, a teaching statement, and up to five representative publications. They should also be prepared to provide information, including an email address, for three references. The references will be contacted by the online recruitment system and asked to provide letters. Inquiries about the position may be directed to Professor Charles Hillman (firstname.lastname@example.org), Search Committee Chair or to Professor Art Kramer (email@example.com), Director of the Center for Cognitive and Brain Health. Review of applications will begin October 15, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.
Requisition Number: FTFR001139
Internal Number: 56481
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Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. Our broad mix of experience-based education programs?our signature cooperative education program, as well as student research, service learning, and global learning?build the connections that enable students to transform their lives. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.