The Department of Psychology at Mississippi State University is seeking to fill two tenure-track assistant professor positions with an anticipated start date of August 16, 2020. We are interested in candidates whose research is in the area of cognitive psychology/cognitive science. 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, seek external funding, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, and supervise graduate student research. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in psychology, cognitive science, or closely related field at the time of appointment.
Mississippi State University is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a very high research activity university and is designated by the National Science Foundation as a top 100 research university. The department has a number of existing ties to collaborative university research institutes including the university’s imaging center (which houses a 3.0T MRI), the Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems, and the Social Science Research Center. Located in the “Golden Triangle Regional” technology and manufacturing corridor of the state, we offer a diverse, welcoming, and vibrant community.
Interested applicants must apply online at http://explore.msujobs.msstate.edu (search for job #499129) and submit a cover letter; curriculum vitae; statements on research, teaching, and contributions and commitment to diversity; up to three pre/reprints; and the complete contact information for at least three professional references. Have at least three letters of recommendation sent directly to the search committee chair, Dr. Jarrod Moss, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin October 01, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, disability status, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a community that reflects the diversity in our student population.