Tenure-track Position -
The Department of Psychology at Cornell University invites
applicants for an open-rank, tenure-track position in developmental
psychology to begin July 1, 2022. Candidates must have a PhD or
equivalent degree, a strong record of published research, and
interest or experience in teaching at the undergraduate and
We are seeking innovative scientists whose research investigates
fundamental mechanisms of developmental change. The specific area
of research within developmental psychology is open, although
applicants’ research should focus within the period of infancy to
early childhood. Candidates are expected to establish a vigorous,
externally funded, and internationally recognized research program.
Candidates are also expected to contribute to our rigorous and
innovative curriculum at the graduate and undergraduate levels.
The successful candidate will seek to leverage the technological
resources and collaborative environment of Cornell University to
enhance their research program. The department has a broad base in
psychology and neuroscience and is internationally recognized for
its distinctive ecological perspective. We embrace
interdisciplinary and translational approaches, with strong
connections to Cornell’s Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational
Research. The department houses a fMRI scanner dedicated to
research. We maintain significant research collaborations with the
medical campus in New York City. The successful candidate also will
have the opportunity to join Cornell’s Integrative Center for
Developmental Science, a new campus-wide initiative to facilitate
innovative developmental research.
Review of applications will begin December 1, 2021, and continue
until the position is filled. For consideration, please upload a
curriculum vitae, statements of research and
teaching interests, a
statement of contribution to diversity, equity, and inclusion,
and for applicants at the Assistant Professor rank, three letters
of reference to Academic Jobs Online https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/20259.
For candidates applying at the Associate or Full professor ranks,
confidential letters of recommendation may be solicited at a later
For questions, please contact Michael Goldstein (firstname.lastname@example.org)
or Marianella Casasola (email@example.com).
Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s
heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO,
Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. We also
recognize a lawful preference in employment practices for Native
Americans living on or near Indian reservations. Cornell University
is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work.
Our inclusive community of scholars, students, and staff impart an
uncommon sense of larger purpose, and contribute creative ideas to
further the university's mission of teaching, discovery, and