Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Psychology

Oct 11, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Northeastern University

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Psychology

Requisition Number: FTFR001020

Division/College: College of Science

Location: Boston Main Campus

Full-time/Part-time: Full Time


The Psychology Department at Northeastern University (, College of Science, invites applications for a tenured/tenure-track faculty position in cognitive and brain health to start in the fall of 2018. Rank is open(Assistant/Associate/Full Professor). We welcome applications in the general area of cognitive and brain health, although our preference is for faculty who take a multi-modal (e.g., behavioral, neuroimaging, computational) interventional approach to the study and enhancement of cognitive and brain health from childhood through older adulthood (and potentially including patient populations). Potential topics of interest include physical activity, cognitive training, social interaction, and diet (among other lifestyle factors).

Responsibilities will include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses and conducting an independent, externally-funded research program. Interdisciplinary collaboration is supported and encouraged.

The successful candidate will have office and lab space in the new Center for Cognitive and Brain Health ( in the Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Complex at Northeastern University (

Relevant facilities include a new 3 Tesla Siemens Prisma MRI system and center, high density EEG systems, eye tracking, DEXA, VO2 max systems, behavioral testing rooms, and a biospecimen facility.

The College of Science is strongly committed to fostering excellence through diversity and enthusiastically welcomes applications from members of groups that have been, and continue to be, underrepresented in academia.


Candidates should have a Ph.D. in psychology or a related field by the start of the appointment and a record of research commensurate with rank. Candidates should have experience in, or be able to demonstrate a commitment to, working with diverse student populations and/or in a culturally diverse work and educational environment.

Additional Information:
All application materials must be submitted through the online recruitment system. With the online system, applicants should be prepared to upload a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a research statement, a teaching statement, and up to five representative publications. They should also be prepared to provide information, including an email address, for three references. The references will be contacted by the online recruitment system and asked to provide letters. Inquiries about the position may be directed to Professor Charles Hillman (, Search Committee Chair and Director of the Center for Cognitive and Brain health, or to Professor Art Kramer (, Senior Vice Provost for Research & Graduate Education and member of the Center for Cognitive and Brain Health. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: Careers@Northeastern

Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.


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