The Department of Psychology at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor,

The Department of Psychology at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, invites applications for a faculty position (Assistant or Associate Professor) in the human neurosciences, focusing on affective and/or social neuroscience, which may include research that touches on cognitive and/or developmental processes as well. Preference will be given to individuals whose methods include brain imaging (e.g., fMRI, EEG, eCog), biomarkers (e.g., cortisol) or stimulation techniques (e.g., tDCS) paired with behavioral studies, focusing either on healthy or clinical populations. This is a tenure-track university year appointment.  The expected start date is September 1, 2017.


Successful candidates must have a Ph.D. in a relevant discipline (Psychology or Neuroscience) by the time the position starts, and a commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching. New faculty hired at the Assistant Professor level will be expected to establish an independent research program. More senior applicants should have a well-established, externally-funded research program with an excellent international reputation. Please submit a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, a statement of current and future research plans, a statement of teaching philosophy and experience, and evidence of teaching excellence (if available). Applicants should also request at least three letters of recommendation from referees. All materials should be uploaded by September 15, 2016 as a single PDF to For inquiries about the position please contact John Jonides ( The University of Michigan and the Department of Psychology value contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion ( We encourage applicants to comment (in a separate statement or in the cover letter) about how their research, teaching, and/or service in the past, present, and/or future could contribute to these values. The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Qualified women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. The University is supportive of the needs of dual-career couples.