Assistant Professor position in
Cognitive Psychology at University of Memphis:
The Department of Psychology at the University of Memphis invites applications for
a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in the area of cognitive
science and related areas in psychology. While the specific area of specialization
within cognitive psychology is open, we are particularly interested in candidates
whose research investigates computational models of cognition, intelligent tutoring
systems, learning, language, text and discourse, and cognitive neuroscience. The Department
has 30 full-time faculty and houses Ph.D. programs in experimental, clinical psychology
(APA-accredited and member of the Academy of Psychological Clinical Science), and
school psychology as well as a master's program in general psychology.
As a State of Tennessee Center of Excellence, the Department is able to provide competitive
salaries and strong support for faculty research and professional development. Candidates
are required to have a doctoral degree in psychology or a related area. The department
is especially interested in candidates who have a strong record of published research,
show a strong record of, or potential for, obtaining external research support, and
can teach undergraduate and graduate courses in research design and statistics.
Application review will begin November 1, 2012 and may continue until the position
is filled. The position will begin in the Fall of 2013. Interested candidates must
upload a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, email addresses for at least 3 professional
reference providers, and select reprints/preprints to: http://workforum.memphis.edu. Inquiries about this position can be directed to Dr. Art Graesser, Chair of Cognitive Assistant Professor Search Committee, 202 Psychology Building,
University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38152-3230.
The University of Memphis is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and
particularly encourages applications from women, ethnic minorities, and persons with