The Department of Psychology at Northeastern University invites applications for a tenured/tenure-track faculty position in affective science to start in the fall of 2017. Rank is open (Assistant/Associate/Full Professor), but the Assistant Professor level is preferred. We welcome applications from any area of affective science, broadly construed, but are especially interested in candidates who (1) will complement existing strengths in affective neuroscience; emotion-guided social decision-making and interpersonal behavior; and lifespan development; and/or (2) could contribute to a campus-wide research initiative in healthy aging. Responsibilities will include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses and conducting an independent, externally-funded research program. Candidates should have a PhD in psychology or a related field by the start of the appointment and a record of research commensurate with rank.

To apply, please go to the following link: Applicants should be prepared to attach a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a research statement, a teaching statement, and up to five representative publications. They should also be prepared to provide information, including an email address, for three references. The references will be contacted by the online recruitment system and asked to provide letters. Inquiries may be directed to Professor David DeSteno (, Search Committee Chair. (Note that all application materials must be submitted through the online recruitment system described above.)  Review of applications will begin November 1, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.