Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) Position: Learning Sciences

The Department of Psychology at Carnegie Mellon University anticipates making a cluster of tenure-track appointments at the Assistant Professor level over the next few years. One of these positions will be in the Learning Sciences. Candidates should be pursuing programmatic, theorydriven research that contributes to our understanding of mechanisms of learning and the design of effective instruction, preferably with a focus on childhood. We are interested in candidates with a strong grounding in psychological theory, cutting-edge methods and research programs, high-quality teaching, and strong statistical training and quantitative skills.

Carnegie Mellon is a highly supportive environment for scientists seeking to span disciplines and employ multiple methodologies across departments and collegesin their research. The University’s Simon Initiative at is designed specifically to encourage and support research in the Learning Sciences.

Carnegie Mellon offers highly competitive salaries and start-up packages in an attractive and highly livable urban environment. We are committed to building a diverse faculty within an increasingly broad university community, and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and other underrepresented groups. We also work actively to meet the needs of dual-career couples.

Completed applications will begin to be reviewed immediately and will be considered on a rolling basis. Interviews will start late summer. To be considered for positions beginning Fall 2019, applications must be received no later than October 31, 2018. To apply to this position, please see: Questions may be addressed to [email protected]. Carnegie Mellon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran.