Wilkes University
  • 06-Sep-2019 (EST)
  • Psychology F00315
  • Wilkes-Barre, PA, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

The Department of Psychology and the Neuroscience Program invite applications for a Tenure Track Assistant Professor position in Psychology to begin August 2020. We seek a person with a broad expertise in Psychology but with a research focus in Behavioral Neuroscience/PsychophysiologyThe successful candidate will be involved in the continued development of our newly established Neuroscience major.  The successful applicant will be expected to teach advanced undergraduate level courses including Research Methods, a Behavioral Neuroscience Seminar, and specialty courses in his/her area of expertise.  The typical teaching load is 12 credits per semester.  Candidates should have in training in Psychology, must demonstrate a commitment to undergraduate teaching, and provide evidence of teaching effectiveness and scholarly productivity. A Ph.D. in Psychology or Behavioral Neuroscience is required although consideration will be given to strong candidates who are ABD.  The successful candidate will be expected to develop a research program that focuses on human subjects and that incorporates undergraduate research students. Preferences will be given to candidates who can contribute to further developing our successful niche in Human Neuroscience and who will embrace the University's culture of developing mentoring relationships.

Please be sure to include a cover letter, CV, three letters of recommendation, a summary of course evaluations, statements of teaching and research, and graduate transcripts.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but must be received by December 16, 2019 to be assured full consideration.

Wilkes University is constantly seeking to become a more diverse community and to enhance its capacity to value and capitalize on the cultural richness that diversity brings.  The University strongly encourages applications from persons with diverse backgrounds.

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