Faculty Opening in Psychology, Northeastern University Assistant / Associate Professor Specializing in Environmental Cognition

About Northeastern. Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.

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About the Opportunity. The Psychology Department at Northeastern University (www.northeastern.edu/cos/psychology/) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor position in psychology to start in the fall of 2021. We seek applicants with a research focus on cognitive approaches to issues underlying climate change and sustainability. Research areas could include, but are not limited to: mental models, bias and decision making, cooperation and self-regulation, and data visualization, as applied to issues of climate change, sustainability, and/or other environmental concerns.

Responsibilities. Responsibilities will include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, conducting a nationally recognized, independent, externally funded research program, and contributing to a new cross-disciplinary research initiative on environmental cognition, stewardship, and sustainability between the Psychology Department, Department o
Marine and Environmental Science and School of Public Policy in collaboration with local, national and international stakeholders. A cross-college appointment will be considered where appropriate.

Qualifications. Candidates should have a PhD in psychology or a related field by the appointment start date.

Salary Grade. FAC

Additional Information. All application materials must be submitted through the online recruitment system (https://careersmanager.pageuppeople.com/879/cw/enus/job/504223/open-rank-assistantassociate-professor), where applicants should be prepared to upload the following: (1) cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) a statement of research interests and future plans, (4) up to three relevant publications, (5) a statement of teaching philosophy and experience, and (6) a statement describing past and future contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Applicants should also be prepared to provide information, including an email address, for three references. The references will be contacted by the online recruitment system and asked to provide letters. Inquiries
about the position may be directed to Professor John Coley (j.coley@northeastern.edu), Search Committee Chair. Review of applications will begin January 3, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

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