For a better experience, click the Compatibility Mode icon above to turn off Compatibility Mode, which is only for viewing older websites.

Careers at Drexel

Drexel University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, welcomes individuals from diverse backgrounds and perspectives, and believes that an inclusive and respectful environment enriches the University community and the educational and employment experience of its members. The University prohibits discrimination against individuals on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, status as a veteran or special disabled veteran, gender identity or expression, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions and any other prohibited characteristic. Please visit our Policies page to view all University policies related to Human Resources and News and Announcements for workplace postings. Background investigations are required for all new hires as a condition of employment, after the job offer is made. Employment may not begin until the University accepts the results of the background investigation.

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences

Apply now Job no: 496851
Work type: Full-Time
Location: University City - Philadelphia, PA
Categories: Drexel University, College of Arts & Sciences

About Drexel

Drexel is one of Philadelphia's top 10 private employers, a comprehensive global research university and a major engine for economic development in the region. With over 24,000 students, Drexel is one of America's 15 largest private universities. Drexel has committed to being the nation’s most civically engaged university, with community partnerships integrated into every aspect of service and academics.

Job Summary 

Drexel University seeks to fill a tenure-track faculty position within the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at the Assistant Professor level effective Fall 2022. We are searching for a collaborative faculty member with research experience in Cognitive and/or Affective Neuroscience (broadly defined). The successful candidate will serve as a core member of the Applied Cognitive and Brain Sciences program and is expected to maintain a program of scholarly research, seek external funding, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, and supervise graduate student research. The applicant will further be expected to contribute to the university's growing neuroscience focus, by mentoring and teaching graduate and undergraduate students, as well as contributing to planned expansions toward an innovative and interdisciplinary neuroscience B.S. curriculum across the College of Arts and Sciences (Psychological and Brain Sciences, and Biology), the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, and the College of Computing and Informatics.

The Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences (https://drexel.edu/coas/academics/departments-centers/psychology/) offers a B.S. in Psychology and a Neuroscience minor and is home to vibrant Ph.D. programs in Applied Cognitive and Brain Sciences (ACBS), Clinical Psychology, and Psychology and Law (JD/PhD), as well as a Master of Science (MS) program for students who wish to pursue advanced education in scientific psychology and research methods. The Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences provides ample opportunities and facilities for research, including collaboration with neuroscience faculty across various colleges at Drexel University and the College of Medicine. Drexel University is an urban research university that is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as an R1—very high research activity university. Of special interest are candidates who can further the University’s efforts to foster diversity, equity, and inclusion.

The College of Arts and Sciences (CoAS) delivers a time-honored liberal arts education paired with Drexel’s renowned focus on applied learning. Our research and scholarship explore contemporary issues with an eye toward improving the common good. With a breadth of disciplines in the natural sciences, social sciences and humanities, and a focus on the now, the College is the perfect home for curious scholars who seek to apply their learning in the service of humanity.

Essential Functions

Building a successful and well-funded research program that involves graduate and undergraduate student education. Teaching psychology and neuroscience courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels.  Serving on committees at the department, college, and university level. Serving on committees at the department, college, and university level. Other duties as assign.

Required Qualifications

PhD or Doctorate, Clinical Psychology, Clinical Science, Neuroscience or other closely related field, a minimum of 3 years experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated ability to conduct productive research in her/his field
  • Commitment to teaching and service
  • Must be legally able to work in the United States

Physical Demands

Typically sitting at a desk/table

Location

University City, Philadelphia, PA

Special Instructions to the Applicant

Supplemental Posting information:
Please make sure to upload/include the following documents in a PDF format upon your application submission:
1. Cover letter
2. Resume/CV with complete professional and academic history.
3. A summary of proposed research projects
4. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
5. The names and e-mail addresses of at least three references.

Letters of reference/recommendation will be requested from candidates who are invited for an in-person or remote Zoom interview. Evaluation of applications will begin immediately and will continue until a suitable candidate pool is identified. Applications received by October 15, 2021 will be given priority consideration.

Please address all queries to Evangelia Chrysikou, Ph.D. (ec856@drexel.edu). Only applications submitted via Drexel Careers will be considered.

Review of applicants will begin once a suitable candidate pool is identified.

Advertised: Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Eastern Standard Time

Back to search results Apply now Refer a friend

Share this:

| More

Drexel University, in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act) publishes the Drexel University Security & Fire Safety Annual Report for current and prospective students and employees. This report contains important safety information and crime statistics for the previous three years. These statistics pertain to reported crimes that have occurred on campus, in certain non-campus buildings or properties that are owned or controlled by Drexel University, and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus.

Printed copies of this report are also available by calling the Public Safety Administrative Office, 215.895.1550.

Additional information about the services provided by the Drexel University Department of Public Safety can be obtained by visiting their website.

Position Type

Work type

Locations

Philadelphia

Categories

Division / College
Organization