Drexel is one of Philadelphia's top 10 private employers, a
comprehensive global research university and a major engine for
economic development in the region. With over 24,000 students,
Drexel is one of America's 15 largest private universities. Drexel
has committed to being the nation’s most civically engaged
university, with community partnerships integrated into every
aspect of service and academics.
Drexel University seeks to fill a tenure-track faculty position
within the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at the
Assistant Professor level effective Fall 2022. We are searching for
a collaborative faculty member with research experience in Clinical
Neuroscience. The specific area of investigation is open but could
encompass areas such as neuropsychology, health psychology,
forensic psychology, and pediatric and clinical child psychology.
The successful candidate will serve as a core member of the
Clinical and possibly also the Applied Cognitive and Brain Sciences
program and is expected to maintain a program of scholarly
research, seek external funding, teach undergraduate and graduate
courses, and supervise graduate student research. The applicant
will further be expected to contribute to the university's growing
neuroscience focus, by mentoring and teaching graduate and
undergraduate students, as well as contributing to planned
expansions toward an innovative and interdisciplinary neuroscience
B.S. curriculum across the College of Arts and Sciences
(Psychological and Brain Sciences, and Biology), the School of
Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, and the College
of Computing and Informatics.
The Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences (
offers a B.S. in Psychology and a Neuroscience minor and is home to
vibrant Ph.D. programs in Applied Cognitive and Brain Sciences
(ACBS), Clinical Psychology, and Psychology and Law (JD/PhD), as
well as a Master of Science (MS) program for students who wish to
pursue advanced education in scientific psychology and research
methods. The Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences
provides ample opportunities and facilities for research, including
collaboration with neuroscience faculty across various colleges at
Drexel University and the College of Medicine. Drexel University is
an urban research university that is classified by the Carnegie
Foundation as an R1—very high research activity university. Of
special interest are candidates who can further the University’s
efforts to foster diversity, equity, and inclusion.
The College of Arts and Sciences (CoAS) delivers a time-honored
liberal arts education paired with Drexel’s renowned focus on
applied learning. Our research and scholarship explore contemporary
issues with an eye toward improving the common good. With a breadth
of disciplines in the natural sciences, social sciences and
humanities, and a focus on the now, the College is the perfect home
for curious scholars who seek to apply their learning in the
service of humanity.
Building a successful and well-funded research program that
involves graduate and undergraduate student education.
Teaching psychology and neuroscience courses at the undergraduate
and graduate levels.
Serving on committees at the department, college, and university
Other related duties as assigned.
PhD or Doctorate
Clinical Psychology, Clinical Science, Neuroscience or other
closely related field
Demonstrated ability to conduct productive research in her/his
Commitment to teaching and service.
Must be legally able to work in the United States (as relevant for
Typically sitting at a desk/table
University City, Philadelphia
Supplemental Posting information:
Please make sure to upload/include the following documents in a PDF
format upon your application submission:
1. Cover letter
2. CV with complete professional and academic history.
3. Statement of Research Interests
4. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
5. The names and e-mail addresses of at least three
Letters of reference/recommendation will be requested from
candidates who are invited for an in-person or remote Zoom
interview. Evaluation of applications will begin immediately and
will continue until a suitable candidate pool is identified.
Applications received by December 1, 2021 will be given priority
Please address all queries to Evangelia Chrysikou, Ph.D.
(firstname.lastname@example.org). Only applications submitted via Drexel Careers
will be considered.
Oct 14 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
Dec 19 2021 Eastern Standard Time