Department of Psychology
Department of Psychology

Post-Graduate Job Opportunities


Tenure-Track Position in Behavioral Neuroscience, Kansas State University (Pavlovian Society)


Assistant/Associate Professor (Tenure-Track), Behavioural Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, University of Guelph (Pavlovian Society)


Multiple positions (Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Reader, Professor), School of Psychology, University of East Anglia, School of Psychology, University of East Anglia


Lecturer and a Senior Lecturer, Department of Psychology, Univ. of Essex, UK


Two Research Positions, US Naval Academy/SMBI


Postdoctoral Fellowship in Neuroscience in the Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee


Postdoctoral Research Training Fellowships in Behavioral and Psychosocial Aspects of Cancer Prevention and Control, Northwestern University


Full Time Contract Position in a Dynamic Outpatient Clinic, United States Air Force


Reader/Senior Lecturer/Lecturer position in Social Psychology, University of Bath


Four Positions at Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Reader, or Professor Level, Cardiff University School of Psychology


Two Assistant Professor in Psychology Positions, University of Nottingham, UK


Open-Rank Tenure-Track Faculty Position, University of Haifa, Israel


Post Doctoral Research Associate in Social Psychology at the School of Psychology, University of Kent


Tenure-Track/Tenured Faculty Positions in the Area of Spinal Cord Injury, Texas A&M University


Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position in Social Neuroscience, University of Alberta


Assistant Professor Position in the Area of Applied Behavior Analysis, California State University, Northridge (CSUN)


Full-Time Lecturer Position in Statistics for The Institute for Quantitative Theory and Methods, Emory University


Tenure-track position in Organizational Behaviour, Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB)


Post-Doctoral Fellowship/Massachusetts General Hospital


Faculty Positions - University of Connecticut


Faculty Positions In Affective Neuroscience, Texas A&M University


The Department of Human Development in the College of Human Ecology, Cornell University


Part-Time Instructors, Department of Psychology, UC Berkeley


Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Michigan State University


Postdoctoral Fellowship in Group Dynamics, Social Hierarchy, and Stress, University of Oregon/U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research Development and Engineering Center

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Group Dynamics, Social Hierarchy, and Stress, University of Oregon/U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research Development and Engineering Center

We invite applications for a 2-3 year postdoctoral fellowship studying group dynamics, social hierarchy, and stress. This position is part of a joint collaboration between Dr. Pranjal Mehta's Social Psychoneuroendocrinology Lab ( at the University of Oregon and Dr. Caroline Davis from the Cognitive Science team at the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center (NSRDEC) located just outside of Boston, MA.

The fellow can be based out of the Boston or Oregon office depending on preference. The ideal candidate will be interested in conducting interdisciplinary research on physiological systems and group dynamics. The candidate should expect to conduct studies with students and/or community participants toward the beginning of the fellowship period, which will be complemented by studies with military personnel as the project develops. This fellowship is an opportunity to receive interdisciplinary training in both basic and applied science with a unique population.

The position has a somewhat flexible start date, and applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Qualified individuals must be U.S. citizens and will have earned a Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent in psychology, neuroscience, endocrinology, physiology, or medicine.

Applications should include a cover letter outlining fit for the position, a C.V., contact information for three references, and a statement of research interests. All application materials should be sent to Questions about the position can be directed to Pranjal Mehta ( or Caroline Davis (


Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Michigan State University

The Study of Latinos -Investigation of Neurocognitive Aging (SOL-INCA) within the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at Michigan State University is seeking a qualified Postdoctoral Fellow(s) for a study of Mild Cognitive Impairment and Alzheimer’sdisease in a large, multisite study of diverse Latinos. This postdoctoral position offers excellent opportunities for advanced training in neuroepidemiology, publishing high-impact scholarly work, developing and submitting NIH or similar grant applications. 

Applicants must have PhD, MD or similar degree completed prior to appointment. Preferred fields of training include epidemiology, public health, neurology, neuropsychology, or closely related field. The ideal candidates will have a strong scientific background, with some content knowledge in Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias and competency in working with large epidemiologic studies and data, and interest in teaching. Spanish proficiency is highly desired. 

Initial 12-month appointment, renewable annually, contingent upon satisfactory job performance. Salary commensurate with experience. 

Interested and qualified persons should send a CV and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent directly to: 

Hector M. González, PhD 
Michigan State University 
Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics 
909 Fee Road, Suite 218 
East Lansing, Michigan 48824 

MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce and inclusive culture that encourages all people to reach their full potential. 


Part-Time Instructors, Department of Psychology, UC Berkeley 

Open date: March 16th, 2016
Last review date: May 17th, 2016
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: March 15th, 2017
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

The University of California, at Berkeley, is generating an applicant pool of qualified temporary part-time instructors (“Lecturer” title series) to teach courses in the Department of Psychology during the fall, spring, and summer should the need arise. Applicants will be selected from this pool throughout the academic year. The number of positions varies from semester to semester, depending upon the needs of the Psychology Department.

The posting will remain open through March 15th to accommodate upcoming course needs and new applicants. Appointments for fall semester are usually reviewed in April, spring semester in October, and summer semester in November. If you wish to remain in the pool after March 15th, 2017, you will need to reapply. Please direct questions to Kylie McFadden at For more information or to apply to the pool, view the listing here:


The Department of Human Development in the College of Human Ecology, Cornell University

Review of applications will begin August 1, 2016; applications are welcomed until the position is filled

The Department of Human Development in the College of Human Ecology ( seeks applicants for an open tenure-track professor position in any area of Human Development, to begin July 1, 2017. This position extends a major building program in the Department that has resulted in eight significant hires in recent years.

The Department has a broad base in normative developmental psychology and sociology that includes social, personality, cognitive, emotional, and biological domains. In addition, the Department has six particularly strong emphases that cut across these content domains: (1) Aging & Health, (2) Cognitive Development, (3) Culture & Diversity, (4) Neuroscience, (5) Law, Psychology, & Human Development, (6) Social & Personality Development. Individuals whose work encompasses at least two of these areas are of particular interest. The department also maintains significant research bridges with the Medical campus in New York City.

Responsibilities include teaching three courses per year (typically two undergraduate and one graduate), supervising student research, and maintaining a rigorous, highly productive program of empirical research that maintains and builds the department’s international reputation.


  • PhD or MD;
  • Demonstrated research excellence in areas including, but not limited to Aging and Health, Cognitive Development, Culture & Diversity, Neuroscience, Law, Psychology & Human Development, Social & Personality Development;
  • Interest or experience in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels;
  • Research excellence should be demonstrated by a strong record of publication in recognized journals in the field and a history of externally supported research, commensurate with rank

For consideration, please upload vita, statement of research and teaching interests, three representative publications, and three letters of reference in Academic Jobs Online

Cornell University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Review of applications will begin August 1, 2016; applications are welcomed until the position is filled.

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

Application Materials Required:

Submit the following items online at this website:

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Research Statement
  • Teaching Statement
  • Three Representative Publications
  • Three Reference Letters (to be submitted by the reference writers at the link on Academic Jobs Online)

And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:


Faculty Positions In Affective Neuroscience, Texas A&M University

Deadline The search committee will begin reviewing applications October 15, 2016 and will continue to review new applications until the position is filled. 
Date Posted August 9, 2016
Type Tenured, tenure track; to begin Fall 2017
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type

Full-time As part of an ongoing effort to enhance the strength of an interdisciplinary research initiative in affective science, the Department of Psychology ( at Texas A&M University invites applications for an open-rank tenure-track faculty position with research interests in affective neuroscience, broadly construed, to begin Fall 2017

This position will complement and bolster a world-class core of researchers focused on understanding the psychological and neural processes underlying emotion and its regulation.  In this search cycle, priority will be given to affective scientists studying dispositional or situational moderators of emotion, including culture, ethnicity, gender, status, and/or personality traits.

The successful candidate will contribute to one or more existing graduate programs. The University has created a state of the art research facility to support fMRI and PET, and an interdisciplinary neuroscience program (

Applicants should have an outstanding record of research achievement, demonstrated potential for or evidence of extramural research funding, and a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate education. A Ph.D. in psychology, neuroscience, or a closely-related field is required. 

To apply, please send electronic copies of a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, statements on research and teaching, 3-4 sample research publications, and 3 reference letters to Dr. Brandon Schmeichel at The search committee will begin reviewing applications October 15, 2016 and will continue to review new applications until the position is filled.  Texas A&M University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has a policy of being responsive to the needs of dual-career couples.

See more at:

Faculty Positions - University of Connecticut

The application closing date is December 1, 2016.
The department has several tenured or tenure-track faculty positions to fill. The advertisement can be seen online here.

The search committee represents multiple divisions of their department. If you have questions, direct them to the chair of the search committee (

Postdoctoral Fellowship/Community Psychiatry Program for Research in Implementation and Dissemination of Evidence-Based Treatments (PRIDE) Massachusetts General Hospital 

Application Deadline: February 1, 2017

Applications are invited for one postdoctoral fellowship position, beginning July 2017, under the mentorship of Dr. Luana Marques, Director of Community Psychiatry PRIDE within the Department of Psychiatry at MGH, and Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School.

Community Psychiatry PRIDE is a dissemination and implementation (D&I) research center with a mission to reduce mental health disparities in ethnic and racially diverse communities. As such, Community Psychiatry PRIDE focuses on developing strategies for increasing access and improving quality of care for mental health problems in these communities. Through community-based participatory research strategies, Community Psychiatry PRIDE has formed strong academic-community partnerships. Research projects focus on the implementation of evidence-based treatments (EBTs) for mental health problems. Generally, study therapists in these projects include mental health specialists and non-specialists who have limited or no prior experience with EBTs.

The postdoctoral fellow will be directly involved all ongoing D&I research projects. The fellow will gain experience in conducting research on cultural adaptation of EBTs, clinical effectiveness trials, implementation trials, and community-based participatory research. The fellow will have access to large epidemiological datasets and will be afforded the opportunity to gain skills in predictive epidemiological modeling of health disparities. With close mentorship from Dr. Marques and field-based learning, the fellow will develop expertise in qualitative, quantitative, and mixed-methods data collection, analysis, and integration.

Primary ongoing research projects include:

  • Implementation of cognitive processing therapy for posttraumatic stress disorder in diverse communities.

Description: NIMH-funded implementation-effectiveness trial.
Partner: MGH Chelsea HealthCare Center—one of MGH’s community health centers where the majority of clients identify as Latino.

  • Implementation of a new cognitive-behavioral program for young men at high-risk for incarceration.

Description: A foundation-funded project focused on the development and pilot-testing of a transdiagnostic cognitive-behavioral therapy-based curriculum at a community-based organization. Providers in this trial are paraprofessionals.
Partner: Roca, Inc.— a nonprofit organization in Chelsea, MA that serves young men ages 17-24 who are at high risk of incarceration, have limited employment or educational experiences, and are gang (or street) involved.

  • Transdiagnostic Approaches to Facilitate Sustainable Implementation of Evidence-Based Mental Health Treatment in Safety Net Settings.

Description: A small pilot project focused on the adaptation and implementation of the Unified Protocol (UP) in safety net settings. This includes identifying and addressing the organizational social context of patients in order to adapt the UP, and piloting the feasibility of the adapted version.
Partner: Boston University and Boston Healthcare for the Homeless Program— a nonprofit organization that serves some of the most vulnerable in the greater Boston area, providing or assuring access to the highest quality health care for all homeless men, women, and children.

The fellowship has a strong emphasis on translational research, and ideal candidates are individuals interested in pursuing an academic career. To support career development in research, fellows will receive protected research time and grant-writing mentorship. Fellows are expected to make significant contributions to the research productivity of the lab, including preparation of manuscripts as well as submitting for extramural funding (for their own research and for the lab). Clinically-trained fellows may additionally be involved in training and supporting community-based providers enrolled in ongoing research projects. Fellows will also be involved in direct clinical care to the extent that is necessary for licensure.

Community Psychiatry PRIDE is offering a one year, postdoctoral fellowship program for individuals with an interest in clinical psychology and public health. The fellow will be considered for a joint Harvard Medical School appointment (appointment is not guaranteed). The candidate would preferably have a PhD in Clinical or Counseling Psychology, or related disciplines with an interest in implementation science, diversity, community mental health, and/or health disparities. Salary is competitive with excellent benefits. Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest (addressed to Dr. Luana Marques), curriculum vitae, list of three references, and a writing sample (preferably a published manuscript) to Kaylie Patrick (


Tenure-track position in Organizational Behaviour at Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB)

Application deadline: November 18, 2016

Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB), one of the leading research universities in continental Europe, invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Organizational Behaviour. The position will start on October 1, 2017 and the successful candidate will be hired as assistant or associate professor (according to his/her qualifications) at the Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management (within the ULB). Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Management or in Psychology and are expected to have an active research agenda, outstanding publication record (relative to their academic age) and a commitment to excellence in teaching. The successful applicant will be expected to teach 3 to 4 courses per year according to teaching needs and expertise, and supervise master theses in his/her field. Currently anticipated teaching needs include organizational behaviour, process and project management and human resource management.

Please submit a paper version of your application, specifying the relevant position (Chair in Organizational Behaviour - Ref: 16/A080), to the Recteur de l’Université libre de Bruxelles, Avenue F. Roosevelt, 50 – CP 130 – 1050 Bruxelles, Belgium, and an electronic version to (a) the Dean of the School ( and to (b) the chair of the recruitment committee ( ).

Required Qualifications:
-       PhD Degree (with doctoral thesis) in Management or in Psychology
-       Postdoctoral experience and an excellent scientific record

Required Skills:
-       Significant teaching and research experience in the field of OB and/or Management of Organizations and/or Human Resource Management.
-       Strong command of English
-       For non-French speaking natives, a learning period may be granted, but candidates must be capable of teaching in French at the end of the third year following their appointment.
Application package:
-       A curriculum vitae
-       A description of the applicant’s research agenda (approx. 2 pages)
-       A description of the applicant’s teaching experience (approx. 2 pages)
-       A note on international projects and achievements
-       The names of five referees

Additional information can be found here.
For administrative information on the application procedure, please contact
For teaching or scientific information about the position, please contact Claudia Toma (phone: 32 2 650–3835 ).


Full-Time Lecturer Position in Statistics for The Institute for Quantitative Theory and Methods at Emory University

Application review will begin on October 30, 2016, and all materials must be received by November 30, 2016

The Institute for Quantitative Theory and Methods at Emory University invites applications for a full-time Lecturer position in Statistics, to begin Fall 2017. Initial appointment is for a period of three years with renewals and promotions possible within the lecture-track as detailed in the Emory College of Arts and Sciences Guidelines for Appointment of Lecture-track Faculty.

Responsibilities include Emory's standard lecture-track faculty teaching load of five courses, supporting administration of the undergraduate program through advising undergraduates, and participating in the life of the college through committees and other forms of academic service. 

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Statistics or a Ph.D. with an emphasis on Statistics in a related field (e.g, Economics, Anthropology, Psychology, Political Science, Sociology). Candidates must be excellent teachers, effective advisors, and have the potential to administer our undergraduate program. Preference may be given to applicants who can contribute to our Quantitative Sciences (QSS) major through teaching, advising, and curriculum development. Information about the QSS major may be found here. Candidates should have completed their degrees by Fall 2017.

A complete application will consist of a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, graduate transcript, teaching portfolio, writing sample, and three letters of recommendation. Application review will begin on October 30th, 2016. Materials must be received by November 30th, 2016. To apply for this position, please visit and submit your materials free of charge through Interfolio.

Emory University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Disability/Veteran employer. The Institute for Quantitative Theory and Methods, Emory College, and Emory University are all strongly committed to recruiting female and minority candidates. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.


Assistant Professor Position in the Area of Applied Behavior Analysis at California State University, Northridge (CSUN)

Screening of applications will begin October 24, 2016. Priority will be given to applicants who meet the screening deadline. However, the position will remain open until filled. 


The Department of Psychology at California State University, Northridge invites applications for a full-time tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in Behavior Analysis starting August 23, 2017. Applicants must have a Ph.D. (for consideration, a minimum of ABD is required at the time of application) in Psychology or a related field of study with an emphasis in Behavior Analysis by August 22, 2017. Board certification in behavior analysis (BCBA®, BCBA-D®, or BCBA® eligible) is preferred.

Applicants with university teaching experience and evidence of commitment to teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate levels are desired. Applicants must provide evidence of outstanding commitment and demonstrated ability to university teaching in an environment serving a diverse student population.

Evidence of degree(s) required at time of hire.

At time of appointment, the successful candidate, if not a U.S. citizen, must have authorization from the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services to work in the United States.


Effective teaching; scholarly productivity; and service to the department, university, and/or broader community are expected for retention, promotion, and tenure. The successful candidate will be expected to join faculty and staff in a commitment to active learning, the assessment of learning outcomes, and multiple pathways that enable students to graduate.

Successful candidates will demonstrate they can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our community by their teaching, research, and/or service. The successful applicant will be expected to engage in the following: 1) Teach undergraduate coursework in the areas of behavior analysis as well as other courses required for the psychology B.A. degree;. 2) Support our graduate Masters of Science program in Applied Behavior Analysis (leading to candidacy for Board Certification in Behavior Analysis) and Masters of Arts in Clinical Psychology; 3) Achieve a more culturally diverse academic environment by developing coursework that incorporates issues of diversity or training models that work in diverse populations, or that reduce disparities.; 4) develop an active research program, pursue extramural funding to support research activities, and be willing to participate actively in university and community service. The normal teaching load is 12 units per semester, although a reduced teaching load is usually available during the first two years of appointment.

How to Apply:

In order to be considered in the initial review, applications must be submitted prior to the date listed below. Application submissions received after the application screening date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University.

Inquiries and applications should be addressed to:

Behavior Analysis Search Committee

Department of Psychology

California State University, Northridge

18111 Nordhoff Street

Northridge, CA 91330-8255

Email materials to

Application Deadline:

Screening of applications will begin October 24, 2016. Priority will be given to applicants who meet the screening deadline. However, the position will remain open until filled. Please upload the following documents as pdf files: letter of application, curriculum vitae, three current letters of recommendation, teaching statement and evaluations, research statement and samples of scholarship, and statement of philosophy regarding working with students from diverse backgrounds. In later phases of the search process, applicants may be requested to provide verification of terminal degrees, licenses and certificates.


Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position in Social Neuroscience in The Department of Psychology at the University of Alberta

Application Deadline: December 15, 2016

The Department of Psychology, University of Alberta, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Social Neuroscience.

Candidates must have a PhD in Psychology or Neuroscience by the date of the appointment or shortly thereafter. Applicants are expected to have an excellent research record in social psychology that reflects expertise in the neurological underpinnings of social behaviour and social cognition. Although research in any sub-topic of social psychology is acceptable, preference will be given to candidates who have a research agenda that complements current areas of expertise within the Department, especially in the areas of social and cultural psychology and cognitive neuroscience. Examples of research topics within these areas include, but are not limited to, culture, self and identity, language and communication, group processes, and intergroup relations. Successful candidates will have a strong research methods background that includes traditional experimental and non-experimental social psychological methods, as well as innovative methods associated with neuroimaging techniques such as fMRI, EEG, optical imaging, and TMS. The successful candidate will be expected to conduct high-quality and innovative social psychological research, obtain external research funding, and be strongly committed to excellence in graduate and undergraduate teaching. Evidence of teaching effectiveness, specifically in social psychology, is preferred.

The Department of Psychology currently has strengths in behavioural and cognitive neuroscience, cognition, comparative cognition and behaviour, developmental science, and social and cultural psychology. The Department offers a highly collegial and supportive work environment for new and established academics, with outstanding support for research and teaching. The University of Alberta is one of the largest and most research-intensive universities in Canada. With more than 39,000 students from 146 countries, the University regularly ranks among the top five universities in the country.  With a metropolitan area population of approximately one million people, Edmonton is home to numerous arts and music festivals and boasts the largest system of urban parkland in North America. Edmonton and the University of Alberta are situated on Treaty 6 territory, a traditional meeting ground and home for many Indigenous Peoples, including Cree, Saulteaux, Blackfoot, Métis, and Nakota Sioux.
For more information on the University of Alberta and Edmonton, please visit and

Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications in accordance with the Faculty Agreement as per the negotiated salary scales:

To have your application considered, please select the Apply Online icon below and submit the following:
•       cover letter that includes the names and contact information of  three referees
•       curriculum vitae (CV)
•       teaching statement that includes your teaching philosophy along with a statement about research interests (Attach under "Statement of Teaching/Research Interests")
•       copies of up to three publications (Submit as one attachment under "List of Publications" option)
To assist the University in complying with mandatory reporting requirements of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (R203(3)(e), please include the first digit of your Canadian Social Insurance Number in your application (within your cover letter). If you do not have a Canadian Social Insurance Number, please indicate this in your application (within the cover letter).

Applicants are expected to contact their referees and arrange to have them submit their letters of reference via e-mail to the Executive Assistant in Psychology, Sharon Randon .  Referees should enter “A108030308 REFERENCE” in the subject line.

All applications and letters of reference can be addressed to the attention of Dr. Christopher Sturdy, Chair, Department of Psychology.

Review of applications will start on 15 December 2016. Only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.

Business Address:
Department of Psychology
P217 Biological Sciences Building
University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB
Canada, T6G 2E9

How to Apply
Apply Online
Note: Online applications are accepted until midnight Mountain Standard Time of the closing date.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. If suitable Canadian citizens or permanent residents cannot be found, other individuals will be considered.

The University of Alberta hires on the basis of merit. We are committed to the principle of equity in employment. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified women and men, including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and Aboriginal persons.


Tenure-Track/Tenured Faculty Positions in the Area of Spinal Cord Injury at Texas A&M University

The review of applications will begin in October, and new applications will continue to be processed until the positions are filled

Texas A&M University and Texas A&M University Health Science Center invite applications for four tenure-track/tenured faculty positions to begin in Fall 2017 in the area of spinal cord injury (SCI).

The hiring initiative builds upon a generous gift from The Institute for Rehabilitation and Research (TIRR) Foundation and aims to build research strength in the area of SCI to create an internationally-recognized center for interdisciplinary research in neural trauma, spinal injury and recovery of function. We seek creative, collaborative thinkers who use biomedical, behavioral, or engineering approaches to address fundamental questions regarding the neurobiology of injury and/or solutions to promote functional recovery, with the ultimate goal of bench-to-bedside translation.

Successful candidates will have a faculty appointment in Biology, Psychology, Neuroscience and Experimental Therapeutics, or Engineering, based upon their research approach and background. Faculty will also be affiliated with the Texas A&M Institute for Neuroscience ( and will be recognized as TIRR Foundation Fellows. Candidates must have a Ph.D. or M.D., a record of outstanding achievement as evidenced by publications in the area of SCI, and a promising (assistant professor) or externally funded (associate, full professor) research program. Undergraduate, graduate and/or professional teaching requirements will depend on policies of the department of hire.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements, the names of three potential referees, and selected reprints/preprints, all as a single PDF file to Chair, Spinal Cord Injury Search Committee, at Applicants should also arrange to have three letters of recommendation forwarded to this e-mail address. The search committee will begin to review applications in October and will continue to process new applications until the positions are filled.

Texas A&M University is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer and actively seeks applications from women and minority candidates. Veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


Post Doctoral Research Associate in Social Psychology at the School of Psychology at University of Kent

Application Deadline: November 14, 2016

3 Year Post-Doctoral RA position in Social Psychology at the School of Psychology, University of Kent
£32,958 - £38,183 per annum

Are you interested and enthusiastic for understanding and explicating the processes that affect social cohesion, and a commitment to communicating and engaging stakeholders and wider audiences in the use of research evidence.

The School of Psychology is seeking a Post Doctoral Research Associate to work under the direction of Prof Dominic Abrams, this appointment will be made on a full time basis for a fixed term period of 3 years.

Further information and application details are available here.


Open-Rank Tenure-Track Faculty Position at the University of Haifa, Israel

Application Deadline: January 1, 2017

The Faculty of Social Welfare & Health Sciences is pleased to invite applicants for an open-rank tenure-track faculty position in the Department of Human Services starting from (October 2017).The successful applicant will be expected to teach and supervise students for undergraduate and advanced degrees, initiate research and apply for research grants, and contribute to the field of Human Services. Further information about the Departmental can be found here.

•       Ph.D. in the behavioral and social sciences, and areas of interest relevant to the Department (e.g., labor studies, social policy, consumption society, marketing and consumer behavior, organizational behavior, human resources management and employees’ welfare, management, performance evaluations and  leadership in non-profit organizations, nonprofit human services, civil society, technology-based services and related information systems, and other sub-domains related to the service sector),
•       Publications in peer-reviewed journals,
•       Teaching experience and ability to teach in Hebrew,
•       Experience in supervising M.A. (and possibly Ph.D.) thesis students is preferable,
•       Priority for those who have had Post-Doctoral training overseas.
Interested applicants are asked to send the following information:
•       CV including publication list, teaching experience and names of 3 referees.
•       Up to three selected publications.
•       A cover letter describing research areas and research plans, as well as potential contribution to the Department of Human Services.
The requested materials, and any preliminary queries, should be sent to the Search Committee Chair, Prof. Gil Luria, (until 1.1.2017)

The academic rank depends on the qualification of the candidate. Filling the position depends upon academic and financial considerations. This job posting applies to women and men alike and without distinction of religion, ethnic origin, and/or age. The University is not obliged to choose one of the applicants.


Two Assistant Professor in Psychology Positions at the University of Nottingham, UK

Application Deadline: December 2, 2016

The School of Psychology seeks to appoint up to two new Assistant Professors to further enhance our provision of excellent teaching and widen our world-class research profile.

Applications are invited for the above posts from candidates with a proven record of research and teaching in any area of Psychology. The successful candidate will have access to a wide range of research facilities and will be supported with an appropriate start-up package.

Duties will include research, administration, and teaching through lectures, seminars, practical classes, tutorials and project supervision as directed by the Head of School/Director of Teaching.

Candidates should have a PhD or equivalent in a relevant area, extensive knowledge and understanding of specialised areas of psychology and/or cognitive neuroscience and significant postdoctoral research and teaching experience.

This permanent full-time position is available from 1 February 2017.

Further information and application details are available here.


Four Positions at Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Reader, or Professor Level at the School of Psychology at Cardiff University

Cardiff University School of Psychology is seeking to appoint up to FOUR outstanding individuals at Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Reader or Professor level who can complement and extend our research and impact strengths, and provide engaging teaching. We are one of the largest and best psychology departments in the UK ('Psychology, Psychiatry and Neuroscience' at Cardiff was placed 2nd in the UK Research Excellence Framework 2014).

We seek applicants in the following areas to strengthen and link our current internationally competitive research themes (
1.      Social Psychology & Environmental Psychology
2.      Neuroscience (including computational neuroscience and behavioural neuroscience).
3.      Health Psychology and Human Development (including dementia and developmental imaging)
4.      Cognitive Science
We are committed to supporting early career scientists and offer attractive start-up packages that typically include research funds, initial RA support, a PhD studentship and reduced teaching and administrative load for the first year ( The School of Psychology has an Athena SWAN Silver Award (

Applicants are also encouraged to consider the Ser Cymru schemes, which allow research focus for 3-5 years and can be held simultaneously with a permanent offer ( You may signal this in the application.

The University is committed to sustaining our positive working environment to enable all staff to flourish and achieve. Applications are welcome from individuals who wish to work part-time or full time.

Salary Details: £30,728 - £36,661 per annum (Grade 6 Lecturer)
£38,907 - £45,053 per annum (Grade 7 Lecturer)
£46,400 - £53,765 per annum (Grade 8 Senior Lecturer and Reader)
Professor: a point on the professorial scale.

Any queries about these positions should be sent to Tony Manstead ( or Geoff Haddock (


Reader/Senior Lecturer/Lecturer position in Social Psychology at the University of Bath

Application Deadline: January 31, 2017

The Department of Psychology at the University of Bath is completing a significant expansion. The Department occupies a new purpose-built five storey building, containing two floors of laboratories, including state-of-the-art EEG/ERP, virtual reality, observation, psychobiology, eye-tracking, pain, cross-modal and computerised testing labs. As part of our expansion, one post is available at Reader/Senior Lecturer/Reader levels.

This appointment will help to expand our capacity in Social Psychology.  Research excellence will be a more important consideration than precise area of focus, but we are particularly interested in adding to an emerging team led by the Head of the Department, focusing on issues pertaining to values, attitudes, and behaviour change.

The Department has an established tradition of ‘theoretically informed applied psychology’ and we are seeking applicants with demonstrable research impact. In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) exercise, staff were returned in different units of assessment, the largest of which (Allied Health Professions) obtained the highest REF2014 rating across the whole University. The University was ranked 12th overall in the UK in REF2014. The Department was placed second in the country in The Complete University Guide, The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016. More information about the Department can be found here.

You can view the advert here.

The University of Bath is situated in the beautiful World Heritage City of Bath and is part of the GW4 group of leading Universities (with Bristol, Cardiff and Exeter). Bath is also a member of the ERSC-funded SWDTC. Bath is 15 minutes from Bristol by train and 90 minutes from London and Oxford.

As part of the application process, candidates will be asked to state which post they wish to be considered for (Lecturer, Senior Lecturer or Reader).

Informal enquiries can be directed to the Head of Department, Professor Greg Maio ( ; +44 (0)1225 384647).

Closing date: 31 January 2017

Presentations and Interview: March 6, 2017

Reader/Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor): £47,801 to £55,389
Lecturer (Assistant Professor): £38,896 to £46,414

The University of Bath has a bronze award from the Athena SWAN Charter Scheme. Both the Department and the University are committed to providing a supportive and inclusive working environment.


Full Time Contract Position in a Dynamic Outpatient Clinic for the United States Air Force

A unique opportunity. The United States Air Force is seeking a licensed psychologist for a full time contract position in a dynamic outpatient clinic. Work with an extremely diverse population ranging from aircraft mechanics, explosive ordnance members, pilots, etc.  Patients are representative of many different backgrounds (e.g. political affiliation, ethnicity,socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, religion) and a wide range of clinical issues from stress and trauma to psychosis. 

Providers carry a caseload of approximately 40-60 patients who are seen once every 1-3 weeks (depending on severity). Starting pay is $100K without benefits. Great for providers who want to get their foot in the door with military, VA, and government contractor (GS) positions which offer full benefits. Early career psychologists encouraged to apply. Willingness to learn and ability to adapt can make up for lack of experience.

Location:  Holloman, AFB  outside of Alamogordo, NM a small city of approx. 25,000 ppl.

Start Time:  Available Immediately 

Salary:  Starting pay is $100,000 without benefits.  Benefit packages can be part of salary negotiation. 

To apply:  Send brief description of why you want the position and resume to-Capt Gougis

                Phone: 575.572.5676


  • Must have a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) or (Psy.D.) degree in clinical or counseling psychology from an APA accredited psychology program.
  • Must have completed an APA accredited internship/residency in professional psychology. APPIC internships considered. 
  • Have a current license to practice in ANY of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, or the U.S. virgin Islands.
  • Prefer a minimum of one year experience as a licensed psychologist.
  • Must have experience with computers and comfort using Microsoft Word.
  • Hours are 7:30am - 4:30p.m. Monday through Friday. 
  • Be able to utilize evidence-based interventions for DSM-5 disorders. 
  • Must be able to pass a background check. 
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and culturally diverse environment.


Postdoctoral Research Training Fellowships in Behavioral and Psychosocial Aspects of Cancer Prevention and Control at Northwestern University

This new NCI-funded T32 postdoctoral training program at Northwestern University’s (NU) Feinberg School of Medicine (FSM) is currently accepting applications for two-year postdoctoral fellowship positions. The goal of the training program is to provide an outstanding mentored research and training experience for its postdoctoral fellows so that they become successful independent leaders in cancer research, aiming to reduce cancer risk, address disparities, and improve the lives and health outcomes of community members affected by cancer in a more efficient and more cost-effective fashion. The training program will function under the auspices of the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center (RHLCCC) of Northwestern University, whose research programs in cancer prevention and control are nationally recognized for their scope and quality.

The Program Director for Cancer Prevention is Dr. Bonnie Spring (, Contact PI) and the Program Director for Cancer Control and Survivorship is Dr. Frank Penedo (, MPI). The 20 participating mentors include 15 PhDs and 5 MDs from 8 departments at Northwestern. They include leading experts in the areas of cancer risk behaviors and screening, technology-supported behavioral and psychosocial interventions, symptom management, measurement science and patient reported outcomes, biobehavioral mechanisms in cancer, health disparities, and community engagement.

Research experiences will be complemented by a weekly seminar, professional development activities, and an option to enroll in one of four relevant MS programs: MPH, MSCI, MSEB, or HSOR. FSM and the RHLCCC provide a rich platform for training and career development including a diverse and broad scientific portfolio of cancer-related studies, biostatistical and health informatics cores, expertise in multi-level assessment methods and technology implementation, and collaborative relationships across NU’s biomedical and life sciences campuses. Trainees will also have access to a vast array of exceptional educational resources made available by the University for all postdoctoral trainees, including biweekly sessions dedicated to career development and career development skills. Candidates are required to: (1) possess an MD, PhD, or other doctoral degree in a related discipline or be enrolled in an accredited doctoral degree program and fulfill all degree requirements prior to program entry, and (2) be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States at the time of application. Minority applicants are encouraged. To apply, please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement describing research interests and experience, and at least one letter of recommendation to the Program Assistant, Ana Vallecillos (

For more details, please visit our website at:

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities.


Postdoctoral Fellowship in Neuroscience in the Department of Psychology at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

NIH-funded postdoctoral fellowship available immediately in the laboratory of Dr. Karyn Frick to study the molecular mechanisms through which sex steroid hormones regulate memory in female and male mice. Our studies utilize a variety of approaches, including intracranial drug infusions, chemogenetics, behavioral testing, biochemical techniques (e.g., Western blotting, qRT-PCR, and chromatin immunoprecipitation), and dendritic spine analysis.  Additional information about the laboratory is available at

Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Neuroscience, Pharmacology, Psychology or related discipline, should be highly motivated, and should be able to work both independently and as part of a team.  Experience with molecular biology/biochemistry techniques, chemogenetics, and/or gene silencing is especially desirable, as is a background in memory and behavioral endocrinology. Successful candidates will possess a strong track record of publication in top neuroscience and/or endocrinology journals. 

Research conducted by the neuroscience faculty in the department focuses largely on the neurobiology of learning and memory, with special emphasis on neural plasticity, emotion, addiction, aging, and hormonal regulation ( The program has experienced unprecedented growth in recent years and is an integral part of a large neuroscience community in Milwaukee. 

Please send CV with names of three references and a statement of research interests to


Two Research Positions at the US Naval Academy/SMBI

The US Naval Academy (USNA) is participating in the NCAA/DoD CARE Consortium, the largest research study of concussion in students and student/athletes.  The Stress & Motivated Behavior Institute of the Central New York Research Corporation (CNYRC) is seeking qualified applicants for research positions to collect neurocognitive, neuropsychological and physiological data in Midshipmen at the USNA in Annapolis MD.  The two positions are for a advanced scientist (Ph.D. or advanced degree) and a Research Assistant.  The Research Team will actively recruit, collect data, and maintain records in accordance with USNA and CARE Consortium policies and procedures.  Collection may occur on evenings and weekends. At least a Masters degree preferred. We offer a dynamic working environment, competitive salary, and an excellent benefits package. Applicants must be suitable for US Government clearance.  Qualified applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to Dr. Richard J. Servatius, Director of SMBI at: The CNYRC is an EEO/AA employer.


Lecturer and a Senior Lecturer, Department of Psychology, Univ. of Essex, UK

The Department of Psychology at the University of Essex seeks to recruit a Lecturer and a Senior Lecturer within the Social & Health Psychology Research Group.

The Department is situated on the Colchester, United Kingdom campus in modern, purpose-built accommodation. It has rapidly expanded since being founded in 1991 to become a leading centre for research and education in Psychology in the UK. According to the recent UK Research Excellence Framework 2014 exercise, the Department of Psychology was ranked 13th in the UK for its research, with 90% of its research rated as world-leading or internationally excellent.

The University is consistently ranked in the Top 10 in England for student satisfaction in the National Student Survey. We are responsible for around 600 undergraduates and over 100 postgraduate students and all our undergraduate courses and our MSc Psychology conversion course are accredited by the British Psychological Society.

A PhD in Psychology is essential for these roles,  as well as a well established research agenda and clear plans for research grant capture.

Research interests in the Social and Health group broadly include: social psychology of justice, sexual behaviours, self-regulation in health, social interactions, judgment and decision-making, risk taking, prosocial and pro-ecological behaviours, subjective well-being, acculturation, the psychology of liberty, and existential psychology.

The University of Essex is a member of the ESRC-funded SeNSS Doctoral Training Partnership and the BBSRC/ESRC Social-Biological Centre for Doctoral Training. The university already holds a bronze award from the Athena SWAN Charter Scheme (and a Departmental Bronze Award application is under review). Both the Department and the University are committed to providing a supportive and inclusive working environment. At the University of Essex internationalism is central to who we are and what we do.

We are committed to being a cosmopolitan, internationally-oriented university that is welcoming to staff and students from all countries and a university where you can find the world in one place.

Please visit our website: to make an application and for further details about these posts.


Multiple positions (Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Reader, Professor), School of Psychology, University of East Anglia

The School of Psychology at the University of East Anglia is seeking applicants for up to 5 positions (all levels) — see official advert here.

Social Cognition (very broadly defined) is one of three focus areas in the School, and applicants who would complement the existing research in the group would be particularly welcome. Please contact Natalie Wyer ( ) with any questions or to discuss the positions.


Assistant/Associate Professor (Tenure-Track), Behavioural Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, University of Guelph (Pavlovian Society)

Application Deadline: March 2017

The Department of Psychology, in the College of Social and Applied Human Sciences at the University of Guelph, invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position in Behavioural Neuroscience at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor (see

Applicants must have a PhD degree in Psychology, Neuroscience or related discipline, and a minimum of 2 years of postdoctoral experience. The ideal candidate will have a strong record of research excellence, research productivity, and independent research funding, as well as an established record of teaching effectiveness.

Within a multidisciplinary environment that includes scientists in Behavioural Neuroscience, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience, and Comparative Neuroscience in different departments, the successful candidate will provide research and teaching contributions to Collaborative Programs in Neuroscience at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Preference will be given to applicants with expertise in multidisciplinary research focused on animal models of disease, learning and memory processes, and/or addictive behaviours.

The Department of Psychology ( provides high-quality undergraduate education and research training in four main fields: Neuroscience & Applied Cognitive Science (, Clinical Psychology: Applied Developmental Emphasis, Industrial-Organizational and Applied Social Psychology. In addition to courses in the BA and BSc Neuroscience programs, the department offers MA, MSc and PhD programs in each of the departmental disciplines.

The University of Guelph ( is a research-intensive university in Canada with an enrolment of more than 20,000 undergraduate and 2,300 graduate students. It has been named Canada’s top comprehensive research institution in the annual Top 50 Research Universities ranking. It is located in Guelph, Ontario (population 122,000) and it is approximately a one-hour drive west of Toronto, Ontario. Additional collaborative research opportunities in Neuroscience are available at other universities in the region including the University of Toronto and associated research centers, McMaster University (Hamilton), and the University of Western Ontario (London).

Applicants should submit a curriculum vita, a statement of research and teaching interests, as well as arrange for three letters of reference to be sent by email to OR sent by mail to:

Chair of Behavioural Neuroscience Search Committee
Department of Psychology
University of Guelph
Guelph, Ontario
N1G 2W1

For additional questions about the position, contact Dr. Francesco Leri, Professor & Chair, Department of Psychology:

Review of applications will begin in February 1, 2017, and will continue until March 2017, or until the position is filled. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


Tenure-Track Position in Behavioral Neuroscience, Kansas State University (Pavlovian Society)

Review of applications will begin on February 15, 2017

Kansas State University: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN BEHAVIORAL NEUROSCIENCE. The Department of Psychological Sciences at Kansas State University expects to fill a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level in the Department’s Behavioral Neuroscience area to begin August 2017. The Behavioral Neuroscience area is part of a research-based Ph.D.-granting department in which faculty members conduct research, supervise graduate students, and teach two courses (graduate and/or undergraduate) each semester. A strong record of publication, demonstrated excellence in teaching, and the ability to develop a funded research program are required.

The Department of Psychological Sciences, which is part of the College of Arts and Sciences, has 15 full-time faculty members who are active researchers and also serve more than 500 undergraduate majors, many of whom are involved in research.  The Department has an extensive Ph.D. program with four major areas: Behavioral Neuroscience, Cognitive, Industrial/Organizational, and Social. The department’s Graduate Teaching Apprenticeship program prepares doctoral students to teach in higher education and is one of the few of its type in the country. Additional details about the department are available at:

Kansas State University is a Land Grant University, designated as a Carnegie Doctoral/Research-Intensive Institution, and has been ranked among the top state and private institutions of higher education in numbers of Rhodes, Marshall, Truman, Goldwater, and Udall scholars since 1986. Current enrollment is over 23,000 students. Kansas State University has been selected as the home of the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility (NBAF); this $1.5 billion research facility will provide research infrastructure to protect the country’s food supply and agriculture economy.

Kansas State University is located in Manhattan, a progressive university community with a metropolitan population of over 110,000, which is located in the scenic Flint Hills of Northeast Kansas (see The community offers a friendly and safe environment. It also features excellent housing, outstanding schools, excellent parks and recreation facilities, a wide variety of shopping and dining establishments, and short commute times. 

The successful candidate should demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching and mentoring of students and to serving a diverse population. A doctoral degree in Psychology or a neuroscience-related field is required prior to the time of appointment. Postdoctoral experience is desirable. Applicants should apply online and submit a curriculum vita, statements of research and teaching interests, three representative publications, and the names and contact information for three references: Review of applications will begin on February 15, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries can be addressed to Stephen W. Kiefer, Department of Psychological Sciences, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506. ( In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University may procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee. Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity employer and actively seeks diversity among its employees.


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