Assistant Professor, Cognitive Psychology or Human Neuroscience, Elon University

  • 10 Sep 2021 12:37 PM
    Message # 11040505

    Elon University seeks applicants for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level with focuses in the areas of Cognitive Psychology or Human Neuroscience. The position will begin mid-August 2022.

    Applicants should have completed or expect to complete a Ph.D. in Cognitive Psychology, Neuroscience, or a related discipline by August 2022. Candidates must show evidence of high-quality teaching at the undergraduate level. The ability to maintain a sustained research agenda that actively incorporates undergraduate mentees into one’s program of research is essential. Elon employs a Teacher-Scholar-Mentor model of faculty engagement, with faculty typically teaching six courses per year. Elon is committed to supporting faculty as teacher-scholar-mentors through the provision of excellent teaching spaces, research facilities and support, and professional development resources.

    Teaching will include a combination of Research Methods, and either Cognitive Psychology or Behavioral Neuroscience, with the possibility to develop special topics courses relating to one’s area of expertise, and courses in the Elon Core Curriculum. Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of people, and who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity are encouraged to identify their experiences in their cover letter. Elon is a dynamic private, co-educational, comprehensive institution that is a national model for actively engaging faculty and students in teaching and learning in a liberal arts based residential campus. To learn more about Elon, please visit the University web site at

    To apply, send the following materials to the search committee at with your name included in the subject line of the email:

    ·         A cover letter

    ·         A Curriculum Vitae

    ·         A statement of your teaching philosophy

    ·         A research statement that describes your current research interests

    ·        A diversity statement that describes actions you have taken to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in different areas of your work (e.g., teaching, mentoring, research, service).

    ·         Evidence of teaching effectiveness

    ·         Three letters of recommendation

    ·         Transcript(s)

    Complete applications must be submitted before Friday, October 8th, 2021 to be assured full consideration. Elon University is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body and welcomes all applicants. To learn more about Elon’s commitment to Inclusive Excellence, including existing campus resources and current initiatives, visit

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