Assistant Professor


The University of Chicago Department of Psychology is hiring multiple new faculty members at the Assistant Professor level as part of a systematic faculty expansion. We are interested in a variety of research areas, but particularly individuals who do research in the areas of Cognition (including Perception) and Developmental Psychology. We are also interested in a variety of research methods in psychological science, including behavioral and neuroscientific methods, and animal and comparative models. Candidates whose research demonstrates a strong potential for interdisciplinary interactions within the Department and across the University are especially encouraged to apply. For information about the faculty, department, and interdisciplinary opportunities, see

 Applicants must apply online at the University of Chicago’s Academic Career Opportunities website at Applications are required to include 1) a brief cover letter, 2) a current curriculum vitae, 3) a statement of research interests and 4) a teaching statement. In addition, applicants are strongly encouraged to submit, as optional, up to three representative publications. Also, three letters of reference are required to be submitted online. Ph.D. must be in hand by the start of the appointment as Assistant Professor. The search committee will begin reviewing applications on October 1, 2018 and will continue to consider new applications until the positions are filled or the search is closed; early application is encouraged.

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