Harvard University, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Department of
The Department of Psychology seeks to appoint a tenure-track
professor, to begin July 1, 2022. We seek candidates with expertise
in developmental cognitive science, broadly conceived.
Our interest is less in specific topic areas or methods than in the
innovation and excellence of the applicant's research program. For
instance, in addition to experimental behavioral research on human
children, successful candidates might employ cognitive
neuroscience, animal cognition, cross-cultural work (international
or within the U.S.), or computational modeling, among other
approaches. Topics of study might include: conceptual
representation, social cognition, reasoning, decision-making,
perception, action planning or language, among others. We seek
candidates whose research complements research already going on in
the Department, taking it in clearly new directions.
Candidates must have a strong doctoral record and have completed
their Ph.D. Teaching duties will include offerings at both the
undergraduate and graduate levels. A strong, demonstrated
commitment to teaching and advising is desired. Candidates at all
levels are encouraged to apply.
Instructions: To apply for this position, please submit the
following materials through the ARIeS portal (https://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/10708)
Candidates are encouraged to apply by November 1st 2021,
applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.
1. Cover letter
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. Teaching/advising statement (describing teaching philosophy and
4. Research statement
5. Statement describing efforts to encourage diversity, inclusion,
and belonging, including past, current, and anticipated future
contributions in these areas.
6. Names and contact information of 3-5 referees, who will be asked
by a system-generated email to upload a letter of recommendation
once the candidate's application has been submitted. Three letters
of recommendation are required, and the application is considered
complete only when at least three letters have been received. At
least one letter must come from someone who has not served as the
candidate's undergraduate, graduate, or postdoctoral advisor.
7. Copies of up to three representative publications
Harvard is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion,
creed, national origin, ancestry, age, protected veteran status,
disability, genetic information, military service, pregnancy and
pregnancy-related conditions, or other protected status.
To learn more about diversity at the Harvard Department of
Contact Information: Questions regarding this position can be
addressed to Jesse Snedeker (firstname.lastname@example.org)