[visionlist] Lehigh- Assistant Professor Cognitive Psychology

Nancy Carlisle nancy.carlisle at gmail.com
Tue Aug 16 10:32:09 -04 2022

Please post!

*Assistant Professor of Psychology *

LEHIGH UNIVERSITY. The Department of Psychology invites applications for a
tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Psychology, with a
specialization in Cognitive Psychology, beginning in Fall 2023. We welcome
all applicants with research interests that complement and expand ongoing
work in cognitive psychology and cognitive neuroscience at Lehigh.
Candidates should have an earned doctorate (or be in candidacy with degree
expected no later the date of hire).

We are particularly excited about candidates doing use-inspired basic
research that takes inspiration from complex real-world problems to test
and refine theories of human cognition and that applies laboratory findings
to the solution of practical problems. We welcome qualified candidates who
can contribute, through their research, teaching, and service, to the
diversity and excellence of the academic community. Candidates will be
expected to maintain a high-quality and productive research program that
will attract external funding; to provide high-quality teaching and
research mentorship at both the undergraduate and graduate level; and to
demonstrate a strong commitment to creating an inclusive environment and
promoting the success of students from racial and ethnic groups that have
been traditionally underrepresented in academia.

Founded in 1865, Lehigh University has combined outstanding academic and
learning opportunities with leadership in fostering innovative research.
Recognized among the nation's highly ranked research universities, Lehigh
offers a rigorous academic community for nearly 7,200 students. Lehigh
University has some 5,400 undergraduates, 1,800 graduate students, and
about 550 full-time faculty members. Lehigh University is located in
Bethlehem, PA., a vibrant and historic area. Over 820,000 people live in
the Lehigh Valley, which is in close proximity to New York City and

Lehigh University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and
does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender
identity or expression, genetic information, marital or familial status,
national or ethnic origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or
veteran status. We are committed to increasing the diversity of the campus
community. Lehigh University is committed to a culturally and
intellectually diverse academic community and is especially interested in
candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching and/or
service, to this mission. Lehigh University is the recipient of an NSF
ADVANCE Institutional Transformation award for promoting the careers of
women in academic sciences and engineering (http://www.lehigh.edu/luadvance/)
and is among institutions of higher education recognized for excellence in
diversity with the INSIGHT into Diversity HEED Award. Additional
information about Lehigh’s commitment to diversity and inclusion is
available at https://diversityandinclusion.lehigh.edu/. Lehigh University
provides competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, including
domestic partner benefits. More information about Work/Life Balance for
Faculty can be found at https://provost.lehigh.edu/work-life-balance.
Lehigh University supports dual career efforts for following
spouses/partners of newly hired faculty

To apply, applicants should submit the following materials: cover letter,
CV, research statement, teaching statement, a statement on contributions to
diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI), 2-3 representative papers, and three
letters of recommendation. For the DEI statement please describe your past
experiences, activities, and commitments related to DEI, as well as your
future plans to advance DEI, in alignment with Lehigh’s Principles of our
Equitable Community (

Applicants should submit their materials here:

Review of applications will begin on *October 1* and will continue until
the position is filled.

Inquiries about the positions should be directed to the search committee
chair, Dr. Almut Hupbach (*hupbach at lehigh.edu <hupbach at lehigh.edu>*)

Nancy Carlisle, PhD
Associate Professor, Psychology
Lehigh University
Bethlehem PA
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