Assistant Research Professor in the Department of Psychology

Drexel University

United States


Job Overview

The College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Psychology at Drexel University invites applications for a full time Research Assistant Professor position (non-tenure track), in the area of Neuropsychology and Neuroscience. The Department has several strong research programs in neuropsychology within the clinical doctoral training program. The Department has doctoral programs in Clinical Psychology (APA accredited), Law- Psychology (JD/Ph.D.), and Applied Cognitive and Brain Sciences (ACBS), a Master's program in research-oriented general psychology, and an undergraduate program in psychology that is one of the largest undergraduate programs in the College.



The position is a non-tenure track position and time spent in the position will not accrue towards the awarding of tenure. The contract is renewable annually. 

Applicants must have a Ph.D. with a research and scholarly program in neuropsychology or neuroscience, an established publication and professional record in the field and engaged in a program of research that shows high potential to be funded through extramural grants and/or contracts. 

The qualified candidate will collaborate with existing researchers in the neuropsychology and neuroscience, as well as lead one's own active research program. The qualified candidate will be actively engaged in ongoing research and training initiatives within the Applied NeuroTechnologies Laboratory


Essential Functions

Collaboration with other laboratories is encouraged, including opportunities across areas of ACBS, and developmental psychology, among others. Extramural funding may involve co-investigator roles with existing Drexel and non-Drexel faculty, but will increasingly be composed of funding as a primary investigator. 

In addition, the successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses, mentor students at all levels. Although the position is focused on research, some participation in the teaching and service missions of the Department, College, and University may be required, as assigned by the Department Head. 

The candidate will report to the Director of the Applied Neurotechnology Lab and the Psychology Department Head.


Supplemental Posting Information

Drexel University's mission is to serve students and society through comprehensive integrated academic offerings enhanced by technology, co-operative education, and clinical practice in an urban setting, with global outreach embracing research, scholarly activities, and community initiatives. 

Drexel University offers an attractive benefits package including tuition remission, a generous retirement package with matching funds (up to 11 percent) and an opportunity to join a talented team of professionals directly helping the University achieve its record growth and quality reputation. 

Drexel University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, welcomes individuals from diverse backgrounds and perspectives, and believes that an inclusive and respectful environment enriches the University community and the educational and employment experience of its members. The University prohibits discrimination against individuals on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, status as a veteran or special disabled veteran, gender identity or expression, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions and any other prohibited characteristic. Please visit our website to view all University Policies and Workplace Postings. 

Background investigations are required for all new hires as a condition of employment, after the job offer is made. Employment may not begin until the University accepts the results of the background investigation.


Documents that Must be Associated with this Posting

Cover Letter


Position Location

3201 Chestnut Street, Stratton Hall Suite 118 

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