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Tenure-track position in Cognitive Psychology, University of South Florida

Posted by Stavroula Chrona •

The Department of Psychology at the UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA invites applications for a tenure-track position in COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY at the Assistant Professor level, beginning August 7, 2013. We are particularly interested in scholars with research interests that augment our current strengths in learning & memory, perception, decision-making and cognitive neuroscience. Priority will be given to scholars who can build bridges with the social psychologists and neuroscientists within the Cognitive, Neuroscience, and Social Psychology program, the Clinical and I/O Areas in our department, and with other departments and centers at USF, e.g., Aging Studies, Communication Sciences, Computer Engineering, the USF Visualization Center, the Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute, the Neuroscience Collaborative, Morsani College of Medicine, and the Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation. The successful applicant will be expected to establish an independent program of research that will attract extramural support, teach graduate and undergraduate classes, supervise graduate students, and participate in departmental governance. Review of applications will begin November 19, 2012. Applications received after November 19, 2012 may be reviewed and advanced, in cases of compelling merit, up to the conclusion of the search process. Applicants must have the Ph.D. degree by the time of the appointment. Please click here for the online application:

The University of South Florida is a metropolitan, Carnegie-designated Doctoral/Research-Extensive university enrolling more than 47,000 undergraduate students and is ranked in the top 50 US universities in extramural funding for research. The Department of Psychology ( has 33 faculty members on the Tampa Campus and is housed in a building containing research labs, offices, and classrooms.

Applicants should upload a cover letter describing their teaching and research interest and experience as well as a CV to the following link: Three letters of recommendation should be sent directly to the Chair of the Cognitive Search Committee, Dr. Sandra Schneider, PCD 4118G, University of South Florida, Tampa FL 33620-7200 ( The University of South Florida encourages applications from women and members of minority groups. According to Florida Law, applications and meetings regarding them are open to the public. For ADA accommodations, please contact Carrie Jewett (813-974-2438) at least five working days prior to need. USF is an Equal Opportunity Institution.

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