Assistant Professor of Psychology (Cognitive Neuroscience)
College of Humanities & Social Sciences
Department of Psychology
Louisiana State University

The Department of Psychology at Louisiana State University invites applicants for a tenure‐track Assistant Professor in Cognitive Neuroscience beginning Fall 2017.

Duties will include graduate and undergraduate teaching in neuroscience, maintaining an active research agenda with regular publications, publishing in top-tier journals in a related area of research, presenting research at conferences and professional meetings, supervising student research, and participating in departmental, college, and University service activities commensurate with rank. The Department of Psychology has state-of-the-art resources for conducting neuroscience research, including BioSemi Active 2 EEG and EyeLink eye tracker systems and, through collaborations with Pennington Biomedical Center, access to research-dedicated 3T MRI, including fMRI.

Applicants for this position will be asked in their application materials to address how they will help LSU attain its goals as stated in Flagship 2020:
– Discovery: Expand discovery through transformative research and creative activities addressing contemporary and enduring issues that shape the way we live in the world.
– Learning: Enhance a faculty‐led and student‐centered learning environment that develops engaged citizens and enlightened leaders.
– Diversity: Strengthen the intellectual environment by broadening the cultural diversity of the LSU community.
– Engagement: Promote engagement of faculty, staff, and students in the transformation of communities.

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in Psychology or Neuroscience and a research program that uses neuroscience approaches to study human cognition. ABD candidates who will finish by the time of the appointment will be considered. Must have a sufficient research record to demonstrate the potential to develop a nationally recognized program and attract research funding.

Preferred Qualifications: Candidates with strengths in computational modeling/methods and/or EEG are particularly encouraged to apply.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check. Application review will begin November 1, 2016, and will continue until a candidate is selected. Apply online and view a more detailed ad at: https://lsu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/LSU/job/LSU—Baton-Rouge/Assistant-Professor-of-Psychology–Cognitive-Neuroscience-_R00000525. Position # R00000525.

LSU is committed to diversity and is an equal opportunity/equal access employer.