Job ID: 100199

Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) – Psychology

Position: Professor

Deadline: 8 February 2023

City: New York City

Country: United States

Institution: City College of New York



Job Title:                             Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) – Psychology

Job ID:                                  25407

Location:                             City College of New York

Full/Part Time:                Full-Time

Regular/Temporary:     Regular


The Department of Psychology at the City College of New York (CCNY) invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in computational neuroscience at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin in Fall 2023. The CCNY Psychology Department is a vibrant, diverse department located in Harlem, serving over 2000 undergraduate majors, with master’s programs in General Psychology and Mental Health Counseling, a doctoral program in Clinical Psychology, and is affiliated with Ph.D. programs in Psychology and Neuroscience at the CUNY Graduate Center. The ideal candidate will use an innovative combination of computational, data-analytic, and/or modeling techniques to better understand how the brain gives rise to cognitive phenomena. All areas of relevance to cognitive neuroscience are of interest, including but not limited to: sensation, perception, emotion, memory, language, learning and reward, and consciousness. Successful applicants will be encouraged to participate in all programs the Department offers and to pursue interdisciplinary collaborations within and across the program, the department, and other departments at the College, including the Grove School of Engineering, the CUNY School of Medicine, and many related programs at the CUNY Graduate Center, including the CUNY Advanced Science Research Center, the Initiative for Theoretical Sciences, and allied doctoral and master’s programs that span the sciences. They will be responsible for teaching, research, and mentorship/advisement duties. They also will share responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions.


A Ph.D. in psychology, neuroscience, applied mathematics, computer science, engineering, or a similarly allied field is required. The candidate is expected to maintain an active program of research, publish theoretical and empirical research in top-tier journals, be committed to both undergraduate and graduate education, and provide mentoring/advisement to students. Potential for obtaining external grant support is essential. Also required is the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and the ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.


CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs.  We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.


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Open until filled with review of applications to begin on November 15, 2022


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