[visionlist] Faculty positions in the Psychology department at Louisiana State University

Melissa Beck mbeck at lsu.edu
Thu Oct 15 14:23:26 -04 2020

The Psychology department at Louisiana State University is hiring.
Applicants can apply to one of two postings.

1.     *Assistant professor of Cognitive Neuroscience*: [

2.     *Assistant professor of Diversity and Multiculturalism* who would
affiliate with one of our four programs (School, Industrial/Organizational,
Clinical, or Cognitive and Brain Sciences): [

More information about each position is provided below

*Assistant professor of Cognitive Neuroscience*:

The Department of Psychology at Louisiana State University invites
applicants for a tenure‐track Assistant Professor in Cognitive Neuroscience
beginning Fall 2021. This appointment will be full-time (nine-month).
Candidates with the potential to strengthen our commitment to diversity,
equity, and inclusion are highly desirable.

Duties will include graduate and undergraduate teaching in neuroscience,
maintaining an active research agenda with regular publications, publishing
in top-tier journals in a related area of research, presenting research at
conferences and professional meetings, supervising student research, and
participating in departmental, college, and University service activities
commensurate with rank. Access to technology to support research in
neuropsychology and neuroscience (e.g., EEG/ERP and fMRI) are available in
the department and through collaboration with a nearby institution within
the LSU System, the Pennington Biomedical Research Center. There is also
access to computational support, collaboration, and the potential for joint
appointment with LSU’s Center for Computation & Technology (CCT). CCT is an
interdisciplinary research center that advances computational sciences and
has advanced cyberinfrastructure to enable computational research.

Please contact committee chair, Dr. Melissa Beck (mbeck at lsu.edu), with
questions. More information about the Cognitive and Brain Science program
at LSU can be found at:

*Required Qualifications:* Ph.D. in Psychology or Neuroscience and a
research program that uses neuroscience approaches to study human
cognition. ABD candidates who will finish by the time of the appointment
will be considered. Must have a sufficient research record to demonstrate
the potential to develop a nationally recognized program and attract
research funding.

*Preferred Qualifications:* Candidates with strengths in computational
modeling/methods and/or fMRI are particularly encouraged to apply.

*Additional Information:*

Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2020 and continue until
the position is filled.

*Assistant professor of Diversity and Multiculturalism who would affiliate
with one of our four programs (School, Industrial/Organizational, Clinical,
or Cognitive and Brain Sciences): *

The Department of Psychology at Louisiana State University anticipates
filling a tenure‐track position at the Assistant Professor level to begin
in the Fall of 2021.  The department is committed to intentional and
ongoing engagement with diversity and equity and recognizes the
intellectual value of doing so for advancing the science and practice of
psychology. The Assistant Professor position will advance the department's
commitment to increasing diversity in its faculty and promoting diversity
in its teaching, research, and service missions.  The faculty member should
conduct research in any area that contributes to the department’s four
areas of specialization:  Clinical, Cognitive and Brain Science,
Industrial/Organizational, and School. The candidate’s research may have a
focus on diversity-related topics, but that is not required.  Duties will
include developing and maintaining an active research agenda, teaching both
undergraduate and graduate courses, and contributing to the service mission
of the department.

Please contact the chair of the search committee, Dr. Paul Frick (
pfrick at lsu.edu), or the chair of the department, Dr. Emily Elliott (
eelliott at lsu.edu), with questions. More information about the Department of
Psychology at LSU can be found at: https://www.lsu.edu/hss/psychology/

*Required Qualifications:* Ph.D. in Psychology and a sufficient research
record to demonstrate a potential to develop a nationally-recognized
research program in one of the areas of specialization in the Department of

*Preferred Qualifications:* Preference will be given to candidates who
study topics that advance knowledge, practice, or policy related to serving
diverse and historically underserved populations.

 Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. LSU and
the Department of Psychology are firmly committed to increasing the
diversity of its faculty; thus, women and those from underrepresented
groups are especially encouraged to apply. An offer of employment is
contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.  Application
review will begin November 1, 2020, and will continue until a candidate is
selected. Apply online and view a more detailed ad at:

Thank you,
Melissa Beck

Melissa R. Beck, PhD
Director of the Beck Visual Cognition research lab
Cognitive and Brain Sciences Area Head
Psychology Department
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA
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