Associate or Full Professor in Cognitive Neuroscience

Champaign, Illinois
Commensure with experience and rank.
February 19 2021
Position Type
Full Time
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The Department of Psychology at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign invites applications to fill a full-time tenured Associate Professor or Full Professor position in Cognitive Neuroscience, with an emphasis on high-energy imaging (e.g., 7T MRI human brain imaging system) research. This position is part of a joint initiative of the campus and our clinical partner, Carle Foundation Hospital, to promote fundamental neuroimaging technology development, basic neuroscience research and translational research. The new hire is expected to take full advantage of our Siemens 7T Terra MRI scanner.

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or veteran status. For more information, visit

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is a world leader in research, teaching, and public engagement. Faculty in the College create knowledge, address critical societal needs through the transfer and application of knowledge, and prepare students for lives of impact in the state, nation, and globally. To meet these objectives, the College embraces and values diversity and difference through hiring faculty candidates who can contribute through their research, teaching, and/or service to the diversity and excellence of the Illinois community.

Successful candidates are expected to establish and maintain an active and independent research program, teach effectively at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and provide service to the department, the university and the profession. Applicants must have an excellent record in research, teaching and service. PhD or equivalent degree in Psychology, Neuroscience or related field required. Target start date is August 16, 2021 or negotiable. Salary commensurate with rank and qualifications.

To apply, create your candidate profile through and submit application materials. Applicants must submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, up to 3 representative publications, statement of teaching and research interests, and contact information for three professional references. Letters of recommendation may be requested electronically from referees at a later date. Only applications submitted through the University of Illinois Job Board will be considered. Full consideration is guaranteed for all applications received by April 2, 2021. Interviews may take place before the closing date, however no hiring decision will be made until after that date.

Questions about the position or application procedures may be directed to Jane Jukes at
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