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Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity in Patient-engaged Health and Psychological Intervention Research


Assistant Professor in Psychology- Eastern Illinois University, Department of Psychology


The Psychology Department at Eastern Illinois University has an opening for a full-time (9-month) tenure-track faculty position in biopsychology or behavioral neuroscience. The anticipated start date is August 16, 2020.

Individuals applying for the position should hold a Ph.D. in biopsychology, behavioral neuroscience, or closely related areas (e.g., cognitive neuroscience, neuroscience). We are particularly interested in individuals whose research focuses on human neuroscience.

Duties include teaching undergraduate courses in psychology (e.g., biological psychology, cognitive neuroscience, and other areas of expertise, as well as areas of general need, e.g., research methods), advising, maintaining an active research program, and participating in service to the department and university. Individuals should also demonstrate commitment to diversity and experience with promoting inclusive excellence.

The Department of Psychology serves over 400 undergraduate and graduate students, having undergraduate programs in psychology (BA) and neuroscience (BS), as well as graduate programs in clinical psychology (MA) and school psychology (MA, SSP). The Department also has an undergraduate honors program, and serves approximately 200 minors in psychology and neuroscience.

Candidates are expected to have a doctoral degree (Ph.D.) at the time of appointment. Other requirements include demonstrated evidence of teaching excellence at the college/university level and a commitment to research and scholarly activity.

To apply, please submit the following: letter of application, vita, three letters of reference, and available reprints. Send application materials via Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/67969.  For questions regarding this search, please contact Jeffrey Stowell, Screening Committee Chair, at jrstowell@eiu.edu

Review of applications will begin on December 15, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

Eastern Illinois University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer – minority/female/disability/veteran – committed to achieving a diverse community.

Post-doctoral positions at Indiana University– Developing Visual Enviorments


Post-doctoral fellow position(s) to the study of the natural visual environments of infants and young children and their implications for visual, cognitive and language development and machine learning at Indiana University.    The larger collaborative project involves analyses of the properties of a very large corpus of head camera images (500 million) collected by infants 1 to 24 months of age with respect to low, mid and higher level properties, the examination of the statistical structure of early learned visual categories (and their in-home naming by parents), the design and implementation of computational experiments using machine learning and computer vision models, as well as experiments with infants testing novel predictions from these analyses and models.  The post-doctoral fellow(s) will take part in the intellectually rich cognitive science, computational neuroscience, vision, developmental, and computer science communities at Indiana University under the Emerging Areas of Research Initiative titled Learning: Brains, Machines and Children.  Collaborators on the larger project include Linda Smith, David Crandall, Franco Pestilli, Rowan Candy, Jason Gold, and Chen Yu. 

This is an excellent opportunity for individuals with past training in one or more of the following:  infant statistical learning, infant visual development (including face and object perception), visual neuroscience, adult vision, computer vision. Other areas of training with computational and/or experimental backgrounds will be considered.

Please apply to Linda Smith, smith4@indiana.edu, with Visual Environments in the subject heading by sending a cover letter stating your interest in this project, your cv, and a research statement.  References will be requested after initial contact.

The filling of these position(s) are open in their timing; although we hope to appoint one position this fall, January or this spring are also possible start dates. 

Assistant Professor Position in the Department of Speech Language and Hearing Sciences at the University of Colorado, Boulder


The Department of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences (SLHS), University of Colorado, Boulder, invites applications for an assistant professor tenure-track faculty position. Candidates with expertise in areas related to speech science and/or speech pathology are encouraged to apply. We are especially interested in applications from candidates in speech science, fluency, voice, developmental or acquired motor speech disorders. Minimum
qualifications include a doctoral degree in Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences or a related field in hand by August 15, 2020. Doctoral candidates who are all-but-dissertation (ABD) are welcome to apply.

 The successful candidate will be expected to have an active and independent research program and to provide evidence of promise or success in extra-mural research funding. Candidates are expected to develop and maintain their vigorous research program and have enthusiasm for undergraduate and graduate teaching. The successful candidate will be expected to teach and mentor students in the department’s clinical Master’s speech-language pathology (SLP) program and in the undergraduate and Ph.D. programs. Salary and start-up are highly competitive and commensurate with experience. International candidates are welcome to apply.

The SLHS department includes highly ranked, CAA accredited clinical graduate programs in SLP and Audiology and offers B.A., M.A., AuD, and Ph.D. degrees. More information can be found at: *slhs.colorado.edu*. The successful candidate will benefit from SLHS’s thriving and dynamic ties with other offerings on the Boulder campus such as the Institute of Cognitive Science, the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, the Intermountain Neuroimaging Consortium, the Institute of Behavioral Genetics, the Department of Linguistics, the College of Engineering and Applied Science, and offerings on the Anschutz campus of the University of Colorado at Denver Medical School such as the JFK partners Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) program, the Autism Treatment Network, Center for Aging, Marcus Institute for Brain Health, and the Linda Crnic Institute for Down Syndrome. 

The College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder is the intellectual core of the University, conducting research, scholarship, creative work and education in more than 60 fields. Our research generates
new knowledge, solving some of the world’s most critical problems. The College leads nationally in undergraduate and graduate education, bringing world-class research and scholarship to our students, both in and out of the classroom. The College is the academic home to all five of the university’s Nobel laureates. Additionally, it is home to the university’s four National Medal of Science winners, eight MacArthur “Genius Award” winners, 100 Fulbright Scholars, 17 Guggenheim Fellows, 14 Packard Fellows, 24 members of the National Academy of Sciences, and 23 members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. CU-Boulder is the only university in the Rocky Mountain region in the American Association of Universities, a group of the nation’s leading research institutions. 

Applicants should submit the following documents:

· a curriculum vitae
· a cover letter which specifically addresses the job requirements and
outlines qualifications.
· A research statement regarding their research scholarship (including
a five-year research plan)
· A teaching statement regarding their teaching philosophy and
· a diversity and inclusion statement that addresses how the applicant
has contributed to diversity and inclusion in the higher education setting
within teaching, service, and/or research.
· copies of 1-3 representative publications or manuscripts
· contact information of at least three references. We will pursue
references when the candidate makes the short-list, with the candidate’s

To apply, please submit the materials listed below in PDF format to this
posting at https://jobs.colorado.edu/jobs/JobDetail/SLHS-Assistant-Professor/20984 with the following naming convention “LastName_FirstName_NameofDocument”, i.e., Smith_John_CV. Questions should be directed to Pui Fong Kan, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Search Committee Chair (puifong.kan@colorado.edu 303-492-7961).

We will begin reviewing applications October 15, 2019 and will continue to review applications until the position is filled.

The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer,
including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Rekhi Singh Endowed Assistant Professor of Happiness at California State University, Sacramento, Department of Psychology


The Psychology Department at Sacramento State is seeking applicants for an endowed assistant professor tenure-track position in the psychology of happiness to begin in Fall 2020. The Department strives to further Sacramento State’s identity as an institution that welcomes and embraces diversity. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate through prior experience both their potential to succeed in areas of teaching, research, and service and that they can contribute to the diversity and inclusive excellence of our community.

The area of specialty within happiness is open, but the preference is for candidates specializing in topics that emphasize a psychological perspective on happiness. An ideal candidate will contribute to the Department’s mission to prepare students for graduate studies and the workforce, and to promote human equity, health and well-being, effective functioning, and respect for diversity through teaching, scholarship, and service. Candidates with a background in scholarship and teaching that focuses on positive emotion, mindfulness, resilience, gratitude, compassion, coping, positive psychology or other areas related to happiness, broadly construed, are encouraged to apply.

The regular duties of an assistant professor at Sacramento State include teaching courses within the psychology curriculum, conducting and disseminating scholarly research, supervising undergraduate and graduate research, and engaging in departmental, institutional, and community service. The Rekhi Singh Endowed Professorship involves additional responsibilities that include developing and delivering new curriculum focused on the psychology of happiness, engaging in research and scholarly activities related to the psychology of happiness, delivering periodic lectures, workshops, or symposia on happiness, and working with other campus units to develop and promote programming that focuses on and supports happiness. Through these activities, the holder of the Rekhi Singh Endowed Professor of Happiness position will enhance the reputation of the department, the college, and the university.

Additional funds will be provided to ensure that the holder of the Endowed Professorship can meet these expectations. Specifically, the Endowed Professor position provides a reduced teaching load, a salary differential in addition to the regular instructional faculty salary, and funds to support happiness programming and relevant professional development.

The holder of the position will proceed through the normal process to attain tenure at the University, which includes an initial two-year probationary period. Assuming satisfactory progression through this process, the appointment as the Rekhi Singh Endowed Professor is intended to be for an initial period of six years. Subsequent reappointment to the Rekhi Singh Endowed Professorship will be dependent upon a thorough performance review.

The department seeks candidates with the ability to work with diverse students and colleagues, create inclusive classrooms, and utilize a variety of teaching methods and curricular perspectives. We encourage any applicant that meets required qualifications to apply.

Required qualifications include:
– Ph.D. from an accredited university with a specialty in Psychology, or a related field. ABD applicants will be considered. If ABD, all requirements for the doctoral degree must be completed by January 2021.
– An established background in the psychological study of happiness.
– Ability to teach undergraduate- and graduate-level courses.
– Potential to succeed or proven track record as a researcher.
– Potential to succeed or demonstrated ability to develop new curriculum and organize events related to happiness.
– Knowledge of and commitment to diversity and issues of just, equitable, and inclusive education.
– Ability to mentor and support students from diverse backgrounds.
– Ability to work collegially in a multicultural environment.

Preferred qualifications include:
– Teaching experience in happiness-focused courses at the college level.
– Ability and desire to contribute to other teaching needs within the department, such as introductory psychology, research methods, statistics, or other areas within candidate’s expertise.
– Interest in using and ability to use a wide variety of teaching methodologies and perspectives that integrate diversity issues in their curriculum.
– Experience conducting research with culturally diverse, marginalized, and/or underrepresented populations.

Application Procedure
To ensure consideration, complete applications must be submitted by Tuesday, October 15, 2019. Applications are only accepted through the Sacramento State jobs website located at http://csus.peopleadmin.com/postings/4301. Instructions on how to apply can also be found at this link. Required application materials are:
– a cover letter addressing Required and Preferred (if applicable) Qualifications listed above.
– a curriculum vita
– a statement of teaching philosophy addressing preparation to teach and mentor at the college-level and to incorporate diverse perspectives in teaching. If applicable, include a table listing teaching experience with a column for each of the following: (a) title and number of each course taught, (b) the semester and year you taught the course, © the name of the institution where you taught the course, (d) the approximate number of students enrolled in the course, (e) your role in the course (e.g., instructor of record, teaching assistant, etc.), (f) the course format (e.g., traditional, hybrid, online), and (g) the level of the course (e.g., undergraduate or graduate)
– evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., student evaluations of teaching, sample course materials and/or evidence of relevant training and experiences, etc.)
– a statement of scholarly interests
– portfolio to include evidence of research experience (e.g., reprints, preprints, grant applications, etc.)
– a diversity statement describing your individual commitment to diversity and inclusion; how the concepts of diversity and inclusion have been or will be brought into coursework; examples of diverse and inclusive pedagogy you have used or will use to ensure all students have access to equal educational opportunity; and how your individual scholarship contributes to building and supporting diverse communities.
– unofficial transcripts of all graduate work (official transcripts required if invited for an interview)

The system will only accept one PDF for each of the required document types.

In addition, the committee will evaluate letters of recommendation for applicants who are selected for further screening. In order to ensure that your file is complete for this second stage of screening, applicants should request three confidential letters of recommendation to be e-mailed to happinesspsycsearch@csus.edu or mailed directly to Chair of Re

Assistant Professor of Health Disparities/ Health Psychology

Assistant Professor in Psychology at Smith College


The Department of Psychology at Smith College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin July 1, 2020. Candidates should have a strong foundation in Developmental Psychology, with a particular emphasis in early childhood cognitive development (0-5 years), broadly defined. Teaching responsibilities for this position will regularly include a course in the Introductory sequence, such as Introduction to Psychology, a course in Developmental Psychology, and an upper-level course on a topic related to the candidate’s research expertise. Other courses may be taught depending upon the candidate’s field of specialization. A Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology or a relevant field is expected by the time of appointment. Candidates from groups underrepresented in early-life cognitive development are encouraged to apply. Details about the Department of Psychology may be found at:
https://www.smith.edu/academics/psychology. For more information and to apply, visit https://apply.interfolio.com/66595 Review of applications will begin on 11/04/19. EO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

Assistant Professor of Psychology at Providence College


Please see the link for more details: https://careers.providence.edu/postings/4163

Postdoc Opportunities at Cornell University


CORNELL UNIVERSITY PRESIDENTIAL POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWS are high-profile postdoctoral research positions with significant independence and resources to attract some of the world’s best young scholars to interact deeply with faculty and students on Cornell’s campuses.  Candidates from all areas of research and inquiry, who will be no more than two years past the award date of their doctoral degree by the application deadline, are eligible for this program. Successful candidates will have access to the full range of talent and considerable resources available at Cornell, and will be encouraged to interact broadly with the Cornell intellectual community, in addition to their postdoctoral research with a tenured or tenure-track faculty member (sponsor) and their research group. Cornell Presidential Postdoctoral Fellows will also receive lifetime membership in the Society of Cornell Fellows along with the participants in other named prestigious and competitively awarded Cornell postdoctoral fellowships. Approximately six to ten Presidential Fellowships are awarded each year, with the inaugural cohort of ten fellows chosen in the academic 2017-2018 year, and nine selected in 2018-2019.

More information can be found on our website here: https://research.cornell.edu/content/presidential-postdoctoral-fellows

Deadline for all materials:  Monday September 2, 2019 5:00pm Eastern Standard Time. Late applications will be rejected without review.

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage.  We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.

THE KLARMAN POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM provides postdoctoral opportunities to early-career scholars of outstanding talent, initiative and promise. The premier program offers the Fellows independence from constraints of particular grants, enabling the recipients to devote themselves to frontline, innovative research without being tied to specific outcomes or teaching responsibilities.

Recipients may conduct research in any discipline in the College, including the natural, quantitative, and social sciences, humanistic inquiry, and the creative arts as well as emerging, cross-cutting fields that transcend traditional disciplinary boundaries and hold particular promise for broader impact. The Fellows will be selected from a global pool of applicants based on their research accomplishments, potential for future contributions and alignment of scholarly interests with those of potential faculty mentors in Arts & Sciences. The candidates will also be assessed on how their work can benefit from and contribute to the momentum in strategic research areas in the College.

The Klarman Fellowships are made possible by Seth Klarman, a 1979 graduate of the College of Arts & Sciences, and Beth Schultz Klarman. Seth Klarman is CEO of the Boston-based Baupost Group, LLC, and Beth Klarman is president of The Klarman Family Foundation.

Awardees must have earned the doctoral degree within two years of beginning the Klarman Fellowship. Candidates with more than two years of postdoctoral experience, and those who received their PhD from Cornell or have held any position at Cornell for more than six months (at the time of application) are not eligible.

More information can be found on our website here: https://as.cornell.edu/klarman-postdoctoral-fellowships.

The application portal opens on August 15, 2019 and all materials are due by October 15, 2019.


Open Rank (Assistant/Associate/Full Professor) Faculty Positions, Developmental Psychology at Yale University


Yale Psychology is hiring in developmental psychology! Open rank, any area of devpsych, apps encouraged in areas that connect to one of the other subfields in the dept (cognitive, social, clinical, neuroscience). Application review begins Sept 1!


Postdoc Fellowship at NYU


The BST program has a few upcoming post-doctoral openings. Although the BST program is housed at NYU, our fellowships are open to students from other universities.

To learn more about our fellowship program visit our website HERE or type wp.nyu.edu/bst in your browser. Please see flyer (POSTDOC Announcement NYU 060619) which contains details regarding available positions.



Section of Statistics (Fall) and Research Methods (Spring). Since Research Methods meets 5 hours a week, it is double course (three courses at $6,650 per course or $19, 950 for the year). There is also the possibility of splitting the courses between two people if one person cannot do both classes.

The UConn Research Methods course is close to what we are doing here. Preference for someone who is “more senior” in their graduate training, but there is flexibility.

Please contact Dr. Richard C. Schmidt (rschmidt@holycross.edu) psychology department chair at College of the Holy Cross if interested in this teaching opportunity.