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Associate Professor of Psychology

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Position Title Associate Professor of Psychology

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Department Psychology

Position Details

Position Description

Applications are invited for a tenured associate professor position in aging and health to join the Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience area in the Department of Psychology at Rice University. We will also consider individuals at the advanced assistant level with an outstanding record.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in psychology or a related field, with a background in cognitive or affective neuroscience, with an emphasis on healthy aging and/or patient populations. Associate professors are expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses and perform research in their specialized area. Therefore, the ideal candidate will have or hold promise for a national/international reputation in research on aging and its neural basis; an outstanding record of research publications and grants; excellence in teaching undergraduate and graduate students; and the ability to contribute to a university focused on enhancing diversity. We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

Rice University is a highly selective institution located in Houston, TX, with outstanding opportunities for collaboration within Rice and with researchers at the adjacent Texas Medical Center, the largest medical center in the world. The Texas Medical Center provides access to research-dedicated imaging facilities and patient populations. Rice is located in Houston, Texas, the 4th largest city in the US. Houston is a dynamic, multicultural city with an affordable cost of living.

The hiring decision process will begin October 15, 2017, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a cover letter, vita, reprints (or optionally URL links to reprints) for 3-4 publications, research and teaching statements, and contact information for four references, who will be contacted for letters of recommendation at the discretion of the search committee.

Rice University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with commitment to diversity at all levels, and considers for employment qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status.

Education Required PhD or other Doctoral Degree
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Candidates must have a Ph.D. in psychology or a related field, with a background in cognitive or affective neuroscience, with an emphasis on healthy aging and/or patient populations.

Education Preferred
Other Required Qualifications
Other Qualifications Preferred
Physical Demands

Requisition Details

Requisition Details

Requisition Number F17048
Open Date 06/30/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Best Consideration Date 10/15/2017
Desired Start Date 07/01/2018
Position Status Full-Time: 9 months
Benefits Eligible Yes
Special Instructions
Quick Link for Internal Postings http://jobs.rice.edu/postings/11091

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Writing Sample
  4. Research Statement
  5. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Optional Documents
  1. Writing Sample 2
  2. Other Document

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