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Please submit the following, your CV, a letter describing your teaching and research goals, a statement of teaching philosophy, and the names of three (3) references  Priority will be given to those who apply before November 1, 2017. However, applications received after this date will be considered until the position is filled .  Please apply to the following link:


Job Summary

The Behavioral Sciences Department in the College of Arts, Sciences, and Letters (CASL), Psychology Program invites applicants to apply for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in Cognitive Neuroscience beginning in Fall 2018 . We are particularly interested in scholars whose research and teaching interests reflect interdisciplinary approaches and emerging issues in Psychology and Neuroscience. Although the specific research area is open, the focus should be on human cognitive neuroscience.

Preference will be given to individuals able to teach Cognitive Neuroscience and Physiological Psychology courses to fulfill student needs in Psychology and Biological & Behavioral Sciences program. There are also opportunities for the new faculty member to teach Physiological Psychology (undergraduate and graduate), Advanced Physiological Psychology, Clinical Neuropsychology, Cognition, Research Methods, and possibly Statistics, as well as develop new courses in their area of research specialty.

All tenure track faculty are expected to develop an independent program of research in his or her area of specialization. We would welcome a highly-qualified Cognitive Neuroscientist with specialization in any area of human cognition and neuroscience. We especially value candidates who have demonstrated interest in involving undergraduate students in research, as all tenure-track faculty are expected to provide research opportunities to our students, both undergraduate and graduate. Our Discipline views undergraduate research as a top priority in Psychology majors’ education at UM Dearborn.

The University of Michigan-Dearborn is one of the three campuses of the University of Michigan.  We are a comprehensive university offering high quality undergraduate, graduate, professional and continuing education primarily to residents of southeastern Michigan, and attracts more than 9,000 students. Faculty and students have the opportunity to collaborate across all three campuses in research and scholarly activity. University of Michigan-Dearborn is located ten minutes west of Detroit and forty minutes east of Ann Arbor. The campus is strategically located on 200 suburban acres of the original Henry Ford Estate.

The College of Arts, Sciences, and Letters (CASL) seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our committment to serve the diverse people of Michigan, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.  Women, minorities, individuals with disabilitites, and veterans are encouraged to apply.  The Unviersity is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

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The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.