Assistant Professor

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Position type: Full-Time 9-Month
Department: 038600 - Psychology
Location: Main Campus - Starkville, MS
Categories: Faculty
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Department Profile:

The Department of Psychology is within the College of Arts & Sciences. It houses 20 tenure track faculty members, over 500 undergraduates, and about 40 doctoral students.

Area of Specialization:

Cognitive Psychology or Closely Related Field

Anticipated Appointment Date:

August 16, 2020

Tenure Track Status:

Tenure Track

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The new faculty members will teach undergraduate and graduate courses, including courses in the specialty area of cognitive psychology/cognitive science. The successful applicants will maintain a program of scholarly research, apply for external funding, teach undergraduates and graduate courses, and supervise graduate students.

Minimum Qualifications:

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in cognitive psychology or closely related field (e.g., cognitive science; cognitive neuroscience) by the time of appointment.

ABDs or degree pending considered (all but DISS):


Instructions for Applying:

All applicants must apply online at and attach 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 Review of applications will begin Oct 01, 2019, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

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 diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.

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