Assistant Professor, Cognitive or Neuroscience, University of Houston-Clear Lake

  • 03 Sep 2021 2:19 PM
    Message # 10979192

    Assistant Professor, Cognitive Psychology or Neuroscience 



    The Department of Psychology at the University of Houston-Clear Lake invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning Fall 2022.


    • Teaching three classes per semester (fall and spring)
    • Establishing a research program involving students.
    • Advising students as well as participating in committees and other university service, and supervising Master’s thesis projects.




    1. Ph.D. in cognitive psychology, neuroscience, or a related field. Qualified applicants at the ABD level of their PhD program may be considered, provided a terminal degree is anticipated by the hire date.

    2. Demonstrated interest and preferably experience in teaching cognitive psychology, biopsychology/neuroscience, research methods, and statistics at the undergrad and/or graduate level. Additional teaching opportunities could be in sensation and perception, learning theory, or courses in the candidate’s area of specialty.

    3. Commitment to developing a research program that focuses on human-subjects research, complements existing faculty research areas, and contributes to further developing a successful graduate program in Neuroscience or Human Factors.

    4. Commitment to student mentoring in various domains (e.g. classroom, research, professional development).

    5. Ability to contribute to the department's commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including the use of innovative pedagogical strategies that will meet the needs of our diverse student body.



    Required Attachments by Candidate: Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letter/Letter of Application, Teaching Philosophy or Statement, Research Statement 

    Notes to Applicant: 

    To apply for this position, please complete the on-line application at and attach a cover letter, vita, teaching, and research interests. Proof of eligibility to work in the U.S. must be provided as condition of employment. Only applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted. Reference providers will be contacted for final candidates only. A successful background check is required prior to on-campus interviews.

    The position will be open until filled, with priority given to applications received by October 31, 2021. Review of applications will begin immediately. UHCL reserves the right to extend the search or not fill the position. UHCL is a bachelors and masters granting university with select doctoral programs. Located adjacent to the NASA-Johnson Space Center, the UHCL campus is set within the scenic Armand Bayou Nature Preserve, about 30 miles from both downtown Houston and Galveston Island. 

    University of Houston-Clear Lake is proud to be recognized by the U.S. Department of the Interior as a member of the Minority Serving Institutions Program. UHCL is an HSI: Hispanic Serving Institution and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer supporting workplace diversity.

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