The Department of Psychology at the University of Georgia ( is seeking to fill one tenure-track position in Cognitive Neuroscience, with a focus on social cognition related to bias and equity, beginning Fall 2024. The position is at the Assistant Professor level. The responsibilities of the position are teaching, research, and a small departmental service component.

Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. in cognitive psychology, social psychology, neuroscience, or a related field, and an established and strong record of research commensurate with career stage, with strong potential for external funding.

The successful applicant will join a nationally prominent and productive research faculty in the Department of Psychology, within the Behavioral and Brain Sciences area that brings together Cognitive, Developmental, Health, Neuroscience, and Social Psychologists to facilitate interdisciplinary graduate training. The department is committed to promoting the careers of junior faculty. Requirements for each rank are outlined in the University Appointment, Promotion and Tenure Guidelines and the Promotion and Tenure Guidelines for the Department of Psychology.

Athens, Georgia is well known for its quality of life, with easy access to both outdoor and urban activities ( UGA is a land and sea grant institution located in Athens, 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, the state capital (;

The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, its many units, and the University of Georgia are committed to sustaining a work and learning environment that is inclusive. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (

Candidates should apply at and include a cover letter; curriculum vitae; statements of research and teaching interests; and up to three representative publications. Candidates will be asked to provide the names and email for three references who can provide letters of recommendation. References will be contacted later in the search process. All applications received by October 20, 2023 will receive full consideration. Review will continue until positions are filled.