The Department of Psychology at Wheaton College (MA) invites applications for a two-year Visiting Assistant Professor position, beginning in the fall of 2018.
Wheaton College provides our students with an educational experience that affords them the opportunity to explore interests in the field in a supportive environment that cultivates curiosity, passion, and career aspirations.
This position will teach three courses per semester, including Brain, Mind, and Behavior (Introduction to Neuroscience); Drugs & Behavior (Introductory Psychopharmacology); Quantitative Research Methods; Introduction to Psychology; Laboratory in Behavioral Neuroscience; and an upper-level course in an area related to behavioral neuroscience.
We seek a colleague who shares the College's commitment to social justice, multicultural competence, and informed global citizenry. The department and the College provide a supportive context for the development of new colleagues. Research facilities and funds to support scholarship are also available.
Doctoral degree in Psychology as of Fall 2018 term.
For full consideration, the following are to be submitted via Wheaton's online application system: letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching and research philosophies, evidence of teaching effectiveness, a copy of selected publications, and contact information for three references. Please note that references will be contacted via email once an application has been submitted, and asked to upload letters of recommendation directly to the application.
Wheaton strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. Candidates should describe in their cover letter how their teaching and scholarship might support the College's commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Applications will be considered on an on-going basis beginning January 1, 2018.
The second year of this appointment is contingent upon a satisfactory annual review.