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Assistant Professor Cognitive Psychology

West Chester University

West Chester, PA
Join a vibrant campus community whose excellence is reflected in its diversity and student success. West Chester University of Pennsylvania’s Department of Psychology invites applicants for a tenure-track faculty position in Cognitive Psychology at the assistant professor level. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in psychology, an active program of research studying cognitive processes, and the ability to mentor undergraduate and graduate students in research. Preference will be given to applicants with expertise in cognition and aging. We are especially interested in recruiting faculty from under-represented groups. Applicants must express a commitment to teaching courses in cognitive psychology and undergraduate core courses. Applicants selected for on-campus interviews must successfully complete the interview process, including a colloquium demonstrating teaching and research excellence to be considered a finalist. Completion of the Ph.D. is required before the start of the Fall 2014 semester.
Applicants should apply online at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/wcupa/default.cfm. Applications must include a letter identifying the courses the applicant is prepared to teach, curriculum vitae, no more than 3 reprints or preprints of published articles, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a statement of research interests. Send three letters of reference to search@wcupa.edu indicating Cognitive Psychology Search 14-60 in the subject line. Review of candidates will begin on November 1, 2013 and continue until the position is filled.

The Department of Psychology is composed of 20 full-time faculty members and serves approximately 800 undergraduate majors and 100 master’s degree students. Additional information is available at http://www.wcupa.edu. Developing and sustaining a diverse faculty and staff advances WCU’s educational mission and strategic Plan for Excellence. West Chester University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. All offers of employment are subject to and contingent upon all pre-employment criminal background checks. The filling of this position is contingent upon available funding.

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Ad has been online since October 16, 2013
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