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Cognitive Neuroscience Search


The Psychology Department at Eastern Illinois University (EIU) has an opening for a full-time (9-month) Assistant Professor, tenure-track faculty position beginning August, 2014. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses in area of expertise and department need, maintaining an active research program, and providing service to the department and the University.

The EIU Psychology Department has 18 full-time faculty members whose educational backgrounds and research interests span the full spectrum of current psychological thought.  All full-time, tenure-track members of the department hold doctoral degrees from well-respected graduate programs throughout the country.  Housed in the College of Sciences, the department serves approximately 450 undergraduate majors and over 200 minors.  Majors fulfill their departmental graduation requirements by taking the required core courses, choosing courses within several content areas, and selecting elective courses from a variety of content areas in psychology.  In addition to standard course offerings, the department provides opportunities for students to engage in integrative learning through participation in independent research and internships.  The department also offers an interdisciplinary minor in neuroscience, an undergraduate honors program, and graduate programs in clinical psychology (Master of Arts) and school psychology (Specialist).

Candidates are expected to have a doctoral degree (Ph.D.) in cognitive neuroscience, or cognitive psychology with training and/or expertise in cognitive neuroscience.  ABD candidates will be considered.  Other requirements include demonstrated evidence of teaching excellence at the college/university level and a commitment to research and scholarly work.

Electronic applications are preferred, but paper applications are welcome. Applicants should send an application letter, vita, three letters of reference, and available reprints to:

William Addison (weaddison@eiu.edu)
Chair, Psychology Search Committee
Department of Psychology
Eastern Illinois University
600 Lincoln Ave.
Charleston, IL  61920

Review of applications will begin on January 10, 2014 and will continue until campus interviews are scheduled.  Eastern Illinois University is an equal opportunity, equal access, affirmative action employer committed to achieving a diverse community.  EOE/AA.