Assistant Professor - Psychological and Brain Sciences - Neuroscience

University of Louisville

United States

January 2, 2022


Type: Full-Time Posted: 11/19/2021 Category: Psychology

Job ID: 42449

Location: Psychology

Position Description

The Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at the University of Louisville invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position with a specialization in clinical/translational, cognitive, or social/affective neuroscience in humans at the Assistant Professor level beginning August 1, 2022.

We invite individuals whose research complements other research foci in the department, including neuroimaging, perception, cognition, big data, development, child/adult mental health, gerontology, and health psychology (https:// www. Preference will be given to applicants whose research program actively involves underrepresented populations and who demonstrate the potential of attracting extramural funding.

Position is subject to final budgetary approval.

Successful candidates will have a PhD in Psychology or related discipline and be expected to contribute to undergraduate and graduate teaching missions of the department and maintain an excellent record of research productivity. The department hosts two baccalaureate degree programs (Psychology and Neuroscience) and two doctoral programs (Clinical Psychology and Experimental Psychology) and participates in an interdisciplinary doctoral program in Translational Neuroscience.

The University of Louisville is an urban research university with a student body of 22,000 and 12 schools, including a Health Sciences Center with Schools of Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, and Public Health and Information Sciences. The University is one of only a few that hold both Carnegie Very High Research and Community Engaged University designations. Research facilities include access to a large computing cluster, a Siemens 3T Skyra MR scanner, and several common research core facilities (https: //

The University's commitment to diversity and inclusion (https:// has resulted in national recognition for providing a welcoming and supportive environment for Black and LGBTQ+ students. We are committed to attracting and hiring individuals from historically under-represented groups, and culturally humble individuals, who demonstrate capacity to create inclusive work environments, work effectively on diverse teams, and serve the increasingly diverse students we admit and want to retain. The university is in the heart of a metropolitan area of nearly 1 million people that has an affordable cost of living, and is known for its vibrant arts scene, parks system, and culinary excellence.

Application and vita must be submitted online via job ID# 42449 . Additional supporting materials including CV, teaching, research and diversity statements, representative reprints and preprints, and 3 letters of reference should be e-mailed directly to: Tess Collins: Please add job ID# 42449 in the subject line. Review of applications will begin January 2, 2022. Questions about the position may be directed to Dr. DeMarco, chair of the search committee.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Louisville is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, age, color, national origin, ethnicity, creed, religion, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, pregnancy, or veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact the Employment team at or 502.852.6258.


To apply for this position, follow the "Online App. Form" link below and then click on the "Apply Now". You must answer all required fields and submit your application by clicking the "Submit" button. Detailed instructions are available at in the "My Career Tools" section. Vacancies are routinely removed from the jobs portal around 7:00PM on the deadline date. If the posting description requested that you follow up and mail or email other documents, your application will not be considered complete until those have been received by the department.


Only ONE attachment can be uploaded per application. If you wish to include a cover letter or other documents, please combine them as one document with your resume/cv, save the document with a simple short title that contains only letters, spaces, or numbers, and then upload.

Computers are available for application submission at the Human Resources Department located at 1980 Arthur Street - Louisville, Kentucky 40208.

If you require assistance or accommodation with our online application process, you may schedule an appointment at (502) 852-6258 with Employment Services at the Human Resources office located at 1980 Arthur Street, Louisville, KY 40208.

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