Assistant Professor

Ball State University

Muncie, IN

Job posting number: #7182218 (Ref:BSU39490)

Posted: September 25, 2023

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The Department of Psychological Science at Ball State University seeks a tenure-track assistant professor to begin August 15, 2024. The successful applicant will be interested in teaching courses for our undergraduate psychological science major, neuroscience minor, master’s programs in clinical psychology and psychological science; have a research program that will complement current research interests in the department and that can involve both undergraduate and graduate students; and contribute to the service activities of the department and discipline. While applicants from any area of psychology or related fields are welcome to apply, special consideration will be given to applicants who conduct research and teach in the areas of neuroscience (e.g., neuropsychology, cognitive neuroscience), cognitive psychology, clinical psychology, and/or industrial/organizational psychology.

Our department includes twenty full-time faculty members who deliver excellent teaching, conduct high-quality research, and foster student-faculty mentorships. Support for this work is offered through research resources (e.g., EEG labs, funding opportunities; external grant supporting office); professional development opportunities (e.g., teaching training) and faculty mentorship.

Job Function:

The Department of Psychological Science at Ball State University seeks a tenure-track assistant professor to begin August 15, 2024. The successful applicant will be interested in teaching courses for our undergraduate psychological science major, neuroscience minor, master’s programs in clinical psychology and psychological science; have a research program that will complement current research interests in the department and that can involve both undergraduate and graduate students; and contribute to the service activities of the department and discipline. While applicants from any area of psychology or related fields are welcome to apply, special consideration will be given to applicants who conduct research and teach in the areas of neuroscience (e.g., neuropsychology, cognitive neuroscience), cognitive psychology, clinical psychology, and/or industrial/organizational psychology.

Our department includes twenty full-time faculty members who deliver excellent teaching, conduct high-quality research, and foster student-faculty mentorships. Support for this work is offered through research resources (e.g., EEG labs, funding opportunities; external grant supporting office); professional development opportunities (e.g., teaching training) and faculty mentorship.

Minimum Experience:

Ph.D. in psychology or related field from an accredited institution. ABDs will be considered if the doctorate is obtained by date of appointment.


At Ball State University, we recognize inclusive excellence as an integral endeavor to fulfill our University’s mission and our strategic plan. We recruit, support, and retain a diverse population of students, faculty, and staff. We encourage and reward diversity of thought. We promote a work environment that encourages and rewards innovation and creativity. We pledge to keep Inclusive Excellence at the highest level of institutional importance and as a foundation in all that we strive to do. Our over-arching goal for Inclusive Excellence is to adopt a university-wide Inclusive Excellence approach to academic, administrative support, and service functions of the university. We believe Inclusive Excellence must be infused in every step we take.


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