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Psychology Faculty – Experimental Psychology, Neuropsychology and Associated Fields

Founded at the dawn of the Space Race in 1958, Florida Institute of Technology is the only independent, technological university in the Southeast, and offers degree programs at undergraduate, masters, and doctoral levels. Located two miles inland from the Atlantic Ocean in Melbourne, FL, Florida Tech mixes the excitement of rocket launches from nearby Kennedy Space Center with the laidback atmosphere of a beach community. The School of Psychology has a collegial and productive faculty with multiple undergraduate programs, as well as graduate programs in I/O psychology and clinical psychology (PsyD). There is a neuropsychology emphasis area within both the undergraduate and the clinical psychology graduate programs, and neuro-related research opportunities exist in sports concussion through the Florida Tech Concussion Management Program, and in dementia and Alzheimer’s disease through an affiliation with the East Central Florida Memory Disorder Clinic.

More information about Florida Institute of Technology and the School of Psychology can be found here: and

Review of applications will begin December 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.





We are seeking candidates with a commitment to excellence in teaching, research and service who will embody our emphasis on student success. Specific primary responsibilities include: (a) teaching undergraduate and graduate courses such as Physiological Psychology, Learning and Memory, and Biological Foundations of Behavior; (b) conducting high quality, programmatic research; (c) advising and mentoring graduate and undergraduate students, including clinical psychology graduate student doctoral research projects; and (d) actively seeking and securing research funding.

Florida Institute of Technology invites applications for a tenure track faculty position in the School of Psychology, to begin in August 2020. Rank is open, although preference will be given to candidates applying at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor. We are seeking candidates with experimental or clinical expertise in neuropsychology and/or biological/physiological psychology.

Interested persons should submit curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, teaching statement, research statement, diversity statement describing working with and teaching diverse students, and cover letter directly to the search committee chair, Dr. Vanessa Edkins, with the Subject Line “Experimental Psychology/Neuropsychology Faculty Position Application” and also submit the same documents officially through, listed under Psychology Faculty – Experimental Psychology, Neuropsychology and Associated Fields.

Direct inquiries to: Dr. Vanessa Edkins,, Head of the School of Psychology, 150 W. University Blvd., Melbourne, FL 32901-6975.

At Florida Institute of Technology, we believe recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff. We are committed to building an inclusive community that will make the university stronger. In order to achieve and sustain educational excellence, we seek to hire talented faculty and staff across the intersections of diverse races, ethnicities, religions, sexual orientations, gender identities, ages, socio-economic backgrounds, cultures, and national origins.

Official transcripts of all collegiate work must be sent directly from the attended institution to the Human Resources Office prior to the first day of employment. All international degrees must have a course-by-course official evaluation and translation sent to the Human Resources Office directly from an evaluation company affiliated with the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. (NACES). *Required certification or license must be uploaded when submitting application for employment.


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