Cognitive Development Faculty Position

The Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences seeks a full-time, tenure-track Assistant, Associate, or early Full Professor with a focus on cognitive development, to start July, 2019. The successful candidate will establish an active, externally funded research program in any cognitively or perceptually focused area of developmental psychology.  Areas of research could include (but are not limited to) development of concepts, memory, attention, perception, cognitive control, social cognition, or learning. The Department is conducting a broad and inclusive search and is committed to identifying candidates who will contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.  Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Psychology, Cognitive Science, or related field by the start of the position.

The Department maintains close ties and collaborative relationships with the Departments of Cognitive Science, Neuroscience, and Philosophy.

Applicants should submit a CV, cover letter, research and teaching statements, and three representative publications.  These materials can be submitted online at:  In addition, three letters of recommendation should be submitted for applicants at the Assistant Professor level. Applications should be submitted by November 30, 2018.

Johns Hopkins is committed to active recruitment of a diverse faculty and student body.  The University is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, and encourages applications from these and other protected group members.  Consistent with the University’s goals of achieving excellence in all areas, we will assess the comprehensive qualifications of each applicant.