posted: 12th april 2018

The School of Psychology at the Malaysia Campus is looking to recruit an Assistant Professor. The School’s research interests cover an array of areas within the general themes of Cognitive Psychology and Neuroscience, and Social and Affective Psychology.

We seek a talented individual with a proven record of research and teaching with expertise in any area of experimental psychology or cognitive neuroscience. To be successful in this position, the candidate should have a PhD in Psychology or a relevant discipline, along with evidence of student-centred tertiary teaching in Psychology or a relevant discipline. Duties will include research, administration and teaching through lectures, practical classes, tutorials and project supervision as directed by the Head of School. The position is available from 1st September 2018.

Application deadline: 6 May 2018.

Please find the full job advert here.


Post-doctoral fellow in applied forensic sciences at Iowa State University
posted: 9th september 2017

Dr. Stephanie Madon and Dr. Max Guyll, of Iowa State University, invite applications for a post-doctoral fellow to manage a federally-funded research study that aims to quantify the validity of a commonly used forensic technique: the forensic analysis of fired cartridge cases.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. when they begin the position, have strong methodological skills, and a demonstrated record of research experience in psychology and law, preferably with a background in social and/or cognitive psychology. A forensic science background is not required.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, vita, and the names of three letter writers to Dr. Madon at Letters of recommendation will be sought for short-listed applicants.  Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. 

Please click here for the full job advert.


Iowa State University
Posted: 5th September 2017

The Department of Psychology at Iowa State University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor in our Cognitive Psychology program. Responsibilities for this position include conducting research, teaching undergraduate and graduate classes, advising doctoral students, and providing service to the department and university.  Area of research is open, although preference will be given to applicants with expertise in cognitive neuroscience.

PhD in Cognitive Psychology, Neuroscience, or a closely related field (must be conferred by the start date of employment).

Existing record of excellence in research and scholarship
Existing record of or strong potential for excellence in teaching
Record of external funding or strong promise of ability to secure external funding
Demonstrated expertise in cognitive neuroscience

The Cognitive Psychology doctoral program at Iowa State maintains strengths in research on attention, perception, memory, and its application to real world issues.  Faculty also contribute to cross-area initiatives within the department (e.g., Quantitative, Health, and Psychology & Law).  Applicants will have access to a 68-channel passive EEG system and eye-tracking equipment housed in the Psychology Department.  Cognitive faculty regularly contribute to one of several interdisciplinary graduate programs at Iowa State, including Neuroscience, Gerontology, and Human-Computer Interaction.  Access to special patient populations (e.g., Parkinsons, Alzheimers) can also be facilitated.

The Cognitive program is housed within the Department of Psychology, a friendly and collegial department with an excellent reputation for producing high-quality research.  The Department also maintains doctoral programs in Social and Counseling Psychology, with plans to add a Health Psychology program in the future.

Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted one of the best college towns in the nation.

Review of applications will begin October 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. 

To apply for this position, go to:  Please refer to posting #700161.  Applicants will be required to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests, reprints of recent publications – attach as “Other Document(s), and name and contact information for Three Professional References. If you have questions regarding this application process, please email or call: 1-877-477-7485.  Specific questions about the position may be directed to the Cognitive Search Committee Chair, Dr. Christian Meissner, at Women, racial/ethnic minorities, GLBTQ individuals, people with disabilities, couples, and Veterans are particularly encouraged to apply. Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


FACULTY POSITION: tenure-track 10-Month Assistant Professor position
POSTED: 20th August 2017

Position: College of Liberal Arts invites applications for a tenure-track, 10-month Assistant Professor position in the Department of Psychology beginning August 2018.

Responsibilities: Faculty assigned an instructional workload of six (6) course units per academic year for the first year. Beginning the second year the workload reverts back to the standard instructional workload of seven to eight (7-8) course units per academic year. Teach courses in research design and analysis, including undergraduate statistics and research methods and occasionally courses in one’s area of expertise. May also include graduate courses, primarily in Master’s program in Experimental Psychology. Possess and demonstrate commitment to teaching, research and service. Demonstrate research competency as well as evidence of continued growth of one’s research agenda, leading to publications in peer-reviewed journals. Area of research is open, but research in the areas of Perception, Attention, Executive Functioning, or Decision Making is desirable. Mentoring of student research, undergraduate advising, and participation on department and university committees are also expected.  

Department Information: The Psychology Department ( has 1,200 undergraduate psychology majors and 300 graduate students in five Master’s degree programs, including experimental psychology, clinical psychology, counseling psychology, school psychology and human resource development.

Towson University: Towson University ( was founded in 1866, is recognized by U. S. News and World Reports as one of the top public universities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions, is Baltimore’s largest university, and is the largest public, comprehensive institution in the University of Maryland System. TU enrolls almost 19,000 undergraduates and over 3,000 graduate students across six academic colleges (business, education, fine arts, health professions, liberal arts, science & mathematics), has over 865 full-time faculty, and offers more than 65 bachelor’s, 45 master’s, and 5 doctoral programs. Our centrally located campus sits on 330 rolling green acres and is 10 miles north of Baltimore, 45 miles north of Washington D.C., and 95 miles south of Philadelphia.

Application Process: Review of application begins October 1, 2017 and continues until the position is filled. Send a cover letter (no more than one page), statements of teaching and research interests, curriculum vitae, teaching evaluations, links to sample publications, and three letters of recommendation to:

Kerri Goodwin, PhD
Cognitive Science Search Co-Chair
Department of Psychology
Towson University
8000 York Road
Towson, MD 21252-0001

A Criminal Background Investigation is required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment.

Please be sure to visit to complete a voluntary on-line applicant data form. The information you provide will inform the university’s affirmative action plan and is for statistical-related purposes only. The information will not be used for any other purpose. Please note that the search number for which you have applied is: CLA-N-3103.

Towson University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.


FACULTY POSITION: tenure-track Assistant Professor
POSTED: 10th july 2017

The Department of Psychology at Western Washington University is seeking candidates for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Cognitive Development to begin September 16, 2018.

The candidate should have a PhD or ABD in Developmental Psychology, with an expertise in Cognitive Development. We have a preference for candidates with an expertise in cultural contexts of development. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a range of courses in undergraduate research methods and statistics and developmental psychology, as well as graduate courses in development. A Ph.D. or ABD, evidence of an active research program, a demonstrated ability to involve students in research, a commitment to teaching excellence, a publication record commensurate with experience, and commitment to working effectively with diverse students and faculty are required. Salary is competitive and dependent upon qualification.

To view the full position announcement, and to apply, please visit:

Review of complete files will begin on October 9, 2017; position open until filled.

For more information about Western Washington University, see the Psychology Department's web page:

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