Assistant Professor of Psychology

Job Type: 
Tenure Track Faculty
Purdue University Northwest

Purdue University Northwest (PNW), part of the internationally respected Purdue University system, offers world-class educational opportunities at an excellent value on two culturally diverse, student-centered campuses located in Northwest Indiana and within easy driving distance of Chicago, Illinois. PNW is the fifth largest public university in Indiana, with more than 15,000 students, offering nearly 70 programs at the baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral levels. The institution has distinguished itself with opportunities for experiential learning, undergraduate research and one-to-one relationships between students and faculty. The Department of Psychology is comprised of 13 full-time faculty and 3 full-time staff members, with over 400 students majoring in our B.A. and B.S. programs. Both programs adhere to the American Psychological Guidelines for Undergraduate Education with an emphasis on undergraduate research participation as research assistants to faculty members, as well as participation in faculty mentored independent research projects. The department has excellent teaching facilities and a state of the art laboratory for collecting behavioral data from human participants. Position: Assistant Professor of Psychology The Department of Psychology seeks applicants for an academic year tenure-track faculty position, beginning in the fall of 2017. The position starts on August 14, 2017. Qualifications/Requirements All applicants should have a Ph.D. in Physiological Psychology, Neuropsychology (from an APA accredited program), or in a closely related field. The degree must be earned by the start date of the 2017-18 academic year. ABD candidates at the time of application may be considered, but must provide evidence of successful completion of their doctoral degree prior to August 1, 2017. Position Responsibilities The faculty member will be expected to teach a combination of the following courses: Brain & Behavior, Neuroscience of Motivated Behavior, Sensation & Perception, Statistics, and Research Methods; and to conduct research in the area of Physiological Psychology. Opportunities are available to collaborate in research, teaching and engagement with faculty members across all colleges. Applications Send cover letter indicating your teaching philosophy and experience and your research goals, curriculum vita, graduate transcripts, , and three letters of recommendation from professional references to: Dr. David Pick, Search Committee Chair, Department of Psychology, Purdue University Northwest [email protected] Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. A background check will be required for employment in this position. Purdue University is an EEO/AA employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. For more information, please see:

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