The Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences invites applications to fill two endowed positions: the Ketchel Family Chair and the Ronnie Ketchel Professorship. Successful applicants for these positions will have productive, visible, and funded research programs that exemplify an integrative approach to the study of behavior. Both positions are open to associate and full professors who use behavioral, cognitive, neurobiological, developmental, clinical, social, biobehavioral, and/or computational approaches to understanding learning and behavioral change in humans or non-human species. Review of applications will begin on September 27, 2021, and will continue on a rolling basis until both positions are filled. The first position will begin as early as August 2022 and the second will begin as early as August 2023.
The Department and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences are strongly committed to diversity, equity and inclusion; the strategic plans of the University and College reflect this commitment. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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