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Employment Opportunities

The Department of Psychology at the UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA invites applications for a 9-month appointment of a tenure track scholar in LEARNING at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, with service to begin as early as August 7, 2016. We are particularly interested in scholars who investigate basic issues in human learning, broadly defined, using cognitive, neuroscientific, developmental, computational, or social methods in laboratory or applied settings. Applicants should show evidence of outstanding research and teaching. The successful applicant will be expected to establish an independent program of research that will garner extramural support, to supervise and mentor graduate students, to teach graduate and undergraduate classes, and to participate in departmental governance. Applicants at the Associate Professor level are expected to have extramural funding and an international reputation. Applicants must have the Ph.D. degree by the time of the appointment. A review of the applications will begin on November 16, 2015. Applications received after November 16, 2015 may be reviewed and advanced, in cases of compelling merit, up to the conclusion of the search process.

USF is a high-impact, global research university dedicated to student success. For information regarding the USF System, please visit our website at The Psychology Department holds over 35 full time faculty members (see our website at The Department offers opportunities for research and a collegial atmosphere. The Tampa area is culturally diverse and is an international tourist destination.

Applicants should submit a statement describing their research program and teaching interests, vita, up to 5 reprints or preprints using our online application process at: . Three letters of recommendation should be sent directly to the Chair of the CNS Search Committee, Dr. Sandra Schneider, University of South Florida, Department of Psychology, 4202 E. Fowler Avenue, PCD 4118G, Tampa, FL 33620. The University of South Florida encourages applications from women and members of minority groups. According to Florida Law, applications and meetings regarding them are open to the public. For ADA accommodations, please contact Carrie Jewett (813-974-2438; at least five working days prior to need. USF is an Equal Opportunity Institution.

Conclusion of this search is subject to final budget approval. According to Florida Law, applications and meetings regarding them are open to the public. USF is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access Institution. For disability accommodations, contact Carrie Jewett 813-974-2438 at, a minimum of five working days in advance.