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Tenure Track Position

Tenure Track Position In Cognitive Or Cognitive Neuroscience To Begin August Of 2022

The Department of Psychological Science within the College of Arts and Sciences at Creighton University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor position in the area of Cognitive or Cognitive Neuroscience to begin August 2022. Preference will be given to candidates who will have completed all work towards a PhD in Psychology or a related field before August 2022.

The Department of Psychological Science is an undergraduate department with a 3-3 teaching load (fall-spring). The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Research Methods and Statistics, and Introductory Psychology. The successful candidate is expected to develop a productive program of research within their area of expertise that involves mentoring undergraduate students. The College seeks an outstanding teacher-scholar who will embrace our Jesuit, Catholic values; provide academic advising for students; and provide service to the department, college, university, and broader community.

Creighton University is a private Jesuit, Catholic coeducational urban university that encourages applications from qualified individuals of all backgrounds who believe they can contribute to the distinctive educational traditions of the University. U.S. News and World Report ranks Creighton University in the top third of National Universities, given its full range of academic programs and excellence in research. Creighton University is also ranked #1 among all Catholic universities in undergraduate research. The Department of Psychological Science has 11 full-time faculty members and is also a part of the Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Major within the College of Arts and Sciences.

To be considered, candidates should submit a letter of application (including expression of interest specific to the University mission), current curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests, a statement of teaching philosophy, and evidence of prior teaching effectiveness (if available) to the posting for this position on the Creighton University jobs board .

In addition, candidates should arrange for three professional references to submit letters of recommendation directly to the search committee chair, Dr. Maya Khanna ( Candidates may also contact Dr. Maya Khanna with any questions they may have about the position. We will begin reviewing materials on October 1, 2021.

Creighton University is an EO/AA Employer: M/F/Disabled/Vet and seeks a wide range of applicants for this position in support of one of our core values—gender, ethnic and cultural diversity.

Maya Khanna, Ph.D.
Chair, Cognitive/Cognitive Neuroscience Search Committee

Creighton University
Department of Psychological Science
Hixson-Lied Science Building
2500 California Plaza
Omaha, NE 68178
Office: 402.280.3452