Associate Professor, Human Neuroscience

Florida Atlantic University - FAU
Boca Raton, Florida
October 09 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

The Department of Psychology and Brain Institute (I-BRAIN) at Florida Atlantic University invite applications from outstanding candidates at the Associate Professor level for a tenured position in human neuroscience to begin Fall 2019.


Exceptional candidates currently at the rank of Assistant Professor who have well-established and funded research programs may also be considered. Florida Atlantic University is a rapidly growing institution that is investing significant resources to expand neuroscience research and education. As part of this university-wide initiative, the Psychology Department ( has teamed with the Brain Institute ( to expand the presence of research programs focused on the human brain. We are especially interested in candidates who use cutting-edge technologies (e.g., fNIRS, EEG/ERP, MEG, TMS), and/or computational approaches to investigate neural mechanisms underlying social and/or cognitive development and candidates whose research programs have strong translational implications. The ideal candidate will bridge existing strengths in our core program areas and pursue collaborations with faculty within and outside of the department. Leadership opportunities within the Department and Institute regarding the development of training programs and shared resources related to human brain research will be considered.


Florida Atlantic University, with its main campus in Boca Raton, FL, supports the training of more than 25,000 students, and is one of the most ethnically diverse institutions in the Florida state university system, with status as a Hispanic-serving institution. Our community features excellent schools, a vibrant and safe community, and a sub-tropical climate conducive to year-round outdoor activities.


Minimum Qualification:


Candidates should hold a Ph.D. or equivalent degree.


University and Research level teaching preferred.


All applicants must apply electronically to the currently posted position Associate Professor on the Office of Human Resources' job website ( by completing the required online employment application and submitting the related documents. When completing the online application, please upload the following: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research interests and goals (maximum of two pages), a brief statement of teaching philosophy and history, names and contact information of at least three references and copies of official transcripts scanned into an electronic format.


A background check will be required for the candidate selected for this position. This position is subject to funding.


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Florida Atlantic University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action/equal access institution and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veterans status or other protected status. Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057. 711.


FAU is committed to the principles of engaged teaching, research and service. All persons aspiring to achieve excellence in the practice of these principles are encouraged to apply.

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