The Department of Psychology at Mississippi State University is seeking to fill a tenure-track Assistant Professor position with an anticipated start date of August 16, 2015. We are interested in candidates whose research focuses on any area of cognitive psychology/cognitive science concerned with mechanisms of human cognition. The department houses doctoral programs in both cognitive science and clinical psychology. The successful candidate will serve as a core member of the cognitive science program and will maintain a program of scholarly research, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, and supervise graduate student research. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in psychology or cognitive science at the time of appointment.
Mississippi State University is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a very high research activity university. The department has a number of existing ties to collaborative university research institutes including the University’s neuroimaging research center (which houses a 3.0T MRI and EEG/ERP facilities), to the Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems, and to the Social Science Research Center.
Interested applicants should apply online at www.jobs.msstate.edu (search for PARF# 8237) and send electronic copies (e.g., pdf or doc) of a cover letter, statements of research and teaching interests, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and reprints/preprints to Donna Barnes at firstname.lastname@example.org. Inquiries can be directed to the search chair, Jarrod Moss, at email@example.com. Review of applications will begin October 1, 2014, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Mississippi State University is an AA/EOE.