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The Department of Psychology at Colorado State University and the Columbine Health Systems Center for Healthy Aging (CHSCHA) at Colorado State University invite applications for a tenure-track position in the Department of Psychology and CHSCHA. This position is at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning in August 2023. The successful candidate is expected to demonstrate excellence in teaching and research. We welcome candidates with a wide range of research expertise in human neuropsychology research, but a research focus on in aging among older adult populations and/or dementia and related disorders (e.g., Alzheimer’s Disease Dementia, Vascular Dementia, Parkinson’s Disease Dementia, Lewy Body Dementia, Frontotemporal Dementia, mild cognitive impairment, etc.).

Candidates who are licensed, or who are on track to become licensed, and having training in clinical neuropsychology are preferred. Additionally, candidates should be able to teach undergraduate and graduate-level coursework in neuropsychology, biological psychology, and specialty courses related to their area of research interest. They will also be expected to participate in the interdisciplinary CHSCHA at CSU. Post-doctoral research experience is preferred.

The ideal candidate will have a research focus in aging, age-related changes in cognitive abilities, strategies/interventions related to resilience in cognitive aging, and/or dementia. The ideal candidate will also demonstrate expertise in neuropsychological assessment and/or intervention techniques and will have completed an internship in clinical neuropsychology. If not already licensed, the candidate should show evidence that they are on course to become licensed within the next 3 years. Candidates with a clear and consistent record of publication focused on aging and/or dementia will be preferred over candidates whose publication records are primarily outside of aging.

Interested applicants must submit:

  • A cover letter
  • A current curriculum vitae
  • 3-5 preprints/reprints
  • A statement of research interest
  • A statement of clinical experience and interests as well as licensure or license-eligible status as a psychologist in the state of Colorado
  • A statement of teaching interests and evidence of teaching effectiveness
  • A statement of your commitment to diversity and inclusion
  • A list of professional references

Referees for semifinalists will be sent an email requesting them to upload a letter of recommendation via an online portal (using the contact information provided by the applicant).
References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.

Application materials of semifinalist candidates, including letters of reference, will be made available for review by the entire faculty of the Department of Psychology.

The full job description and application can be found here: https://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/108273

To ensure full consideration, apply by September 26, 2022, by 11:59 pm MST.

CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates.

To apply for this job please visit jobs.colostate.edu.