Monday, September 17, 2007

Georgetown Tenure Track Job Opening

Georgetown University Tenure Track Position in Cognitive Neuroscience: The Department of Psychology at Georgetown University anticipates a tenure-track assistant professor position, effective August 1, 2008.

Applications in any area of cognitive neuroscience are welcome, but we are especially interested in candidates specializing in the neural bases of language or in social/affective neuroscience, with a focus on any area of lifespan development. Successful applicants should bring an active research program with potential for external funding. They should also be prepared to teach courses in cognitive neuroscience and other areas related to their specialty, as well as general psychology, our introductory course. Excellent teaching skills, a strong publication record, and previous demonstration of funding will be advantageous.Georgetown University has a state-of-the-art brain imaging facility with a research-dedicated 3T magnet and technical support for fMRI, DTI, and MRS. The Psychology Department offers an undergraduate major in psychology, an honors program, and a doctoral degree with concentrations in Lifespan Cognitive Neuroscience and in Human Development and Public Policy. In addition, Psychology faculty may mentor Ph.D. students in other programs such as the Interdisciplinary Program in Neuroscience based in the adjacent Georgetown University Medical Center. For more information about our department, visit our website at **.

Please send a letter of interest, a curriculum vita, teaching statement, and three letters of reference to: Chandan Vaidya, Chair, Cognitive Neuroscience Search Committee, Department of Psychology, 306 White Gravenor Hall, Georgetown University, 37^th & O Streets, NW, Washington, D.C. 20057. For administrative questions, contact Amber Matzke at .Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but we aim to complete the search as early as possible. Georgetown University, the oldest Catholic University in the United States, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.

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