The Psychology Department at the University of South Alabama invites applications for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin August 15, 2016. The position requires a Ph.D. in a basic research area of Psychology with area of specialization open (e.g., cognitive, developmental, physiological, social/personality, etc.). ABD candidates will be considered, but an earned Ph.D. is expected by the time of appointment. The position’s responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, maintaining an active research program, mentoring graduate students through the master’s degree program focused on Behavior and Brain Sciences (BBS), and providing service to the department, College, and University. The successful candidate will be a member of the BBS graduate (M.S.) program, which currently consists of six faculty members who represent the sub-disciplines of biological psychology, cognitive psychology, comparative psychology, developmental psychology, physiological psychology, social/personality psychology, and teaching psychology. The BBS program is a collegial and supportive group that strives to foster a spirit of creativity and collaboration among its faculty and students. A primary goal of this search is to find someone who will contribute to this positive communal environment. Application materials should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, description of research interests, description of teaching experience and interests, three letters of recommendation, and official undergraduate and graduate transcripts.


Please mail materials to Experimental Search Committee: C/O Dr. Josh Foster, Department of Psychology, University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama, 36688. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.


The University of South Alabama is an Equal Opportunity Employer—Minorities/Females/ Veterans/Disabled.