The Psychology Department of Tufts University is seeking applicants at the assistant professor level for a tenure-track position in Cognitive Developmental Psychology to begin September, 2013.  The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. or be ABD, and evidence of an active research program capable of supporting extramural funding that investigates some aspect of cognitive development across the lifespan.  Areas of research that bridge to current faculty are highly desirable, as is a focus combining behavioral and neuroscience approaches.  Appropriate areas of expertise might include, but are not limited to: emotion, language, social or spatial cognition, cognitive aging, or the contribution and impact of genetics on behavior or development.  In addition, applicants should be willing and able to teach introductory and advanced courses in their interest area as well as contribute to quantitatively oriented laboratory courses and participate in our Ph.D. graduate program.  Teaching load would be four courses per year.

Applicants should submit a C.V., a research synopsis, a statement of teaching philosophy, three letters of recommendation, and copies of representative scholarly work to: 

Review of applications will begin October 15, 2012, and will continue until the position is filled.  Tufts University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer that is committed to increasing the faculty’s diversity.  Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

 Deadline: 10/15/2012. Applications will be considered until the position is filled.