Assistant Professor – Cognitive Psychology (Tenure-Track)

Assistant Professor – Cognitive Psychology (Tenure-Track)

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Cognitive Psychology

The Department of Psychology invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor faculty position in Cognitive Psychology beginning Fall 2022. At the time the position begins (August 15, 2022), the candidate should have completed all requirements for the Ph.D.

Wagner College prepares students for life, as well as for careers, by emphasizing scholarship, achievement, leadership, and citizenship. Wagner offers a comprehensive educational program that is anchored in the liberal arts, experiential and co-curricular learning, interculturalism, interdisciplinary studies, and service to society and that is cultivated by a faculty dedicated to promoting individual expression, reflective practice, and integrative learning. The psychology department offers a Psychology (BA, BS) major and minor, a Biopsychology (BS) major, a Behavioral Economics (BA) major and a dual major in education. In addition to courses in cognitive psychology, the successful candidate should be able to teach statistics and research methods courses.

Candidates must have the ability to involve students in field-based or laboratory research. An interest in teaching introductory psychology, history of psychology, sensation and perception, and/or an area of applied psychology (e.g., sport psychology, health psychology) is highly desirable. Candidates are expected to have an interest in teaching in interdisciplinary learning communities to support the general education mission of the College. Teaching load is 3/3, with options to teach in winter and summer sessions. Candidates will also be expected to participate in service to the college.

Wagner College is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, or disability.

Qualified candidates from traditionally underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, doctoral transcript, statement of current and future research plans, statement of teaching philosophy and experience, and evidence of teaching excellence (if available). Applicants should also submit contact information for at least three individuals who can supply a recommendation letter. Please submit materials at by December 15, 2021.