Lecturer in Neuroscience

Binghamton, New York
Competitive salary plus benefits
Mar 25, 2021
May 24, 2021
Position ID: 129267
Job Function
Lecturer / Instructor
Position Type

Job Description:

The Department of Psychology and Integrative Neuroscience Program at Binghamton University (SUNY) invites applications for a 3-year Lecturer position with a concentration in Neuroscience.  The position will start Fall 2021.  We are seeking a dynamic, innovative teacher with a commitment to high-quality, rigorous undergraduate education. 

The successful candidate will teach 4 courses per academic year in the Neuroscience major and will be charged with developing and supervising a Course-Based Research Experience (CURE Research Methods course in Psychology.  There are likely to be opportunities for summer and inter-session teaching for extra pay as well.

The Psychology Department consists of 36 faculty members in three doctoral programs:  Behavioral Neuroscience, Clinical Science and Cognitive and Brain Sciences. The interdisciplinary Integrative Neuroscience Program is one of the most popular majors on campus and currently serves over 800 students. The department is family-friendly and there is a pre-school on campus.  Links to the Psychology Department https://www.binghamton.edu/psychology/ and Integrative Neuroscience Program https://www.binghamton.edu/integrative-neuroscience/ provide additional information.

The Department of Psychology is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse and inclusive teaching, research, and working environment.  Potential applicants who share this goal, especially underrepresented minorities, women and persons with disabilities, are strongly encouraged to apply.  Binghamton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. 


Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. in a Neuroscience-related field and teaching experience.  The area of specialization within neuroscience is open; however, we are particularly interested in individuals with expertise in the neurobiological bases of behavior. 

Application Instructions:

Completed applications received by May 21, 2021 will receive full consideration.  Applications arriving after this date will be reviewed as needed until the position is filled.  To apply, please submit a curriculum vita; a cover letter describing experience and interest in the position; and a teaching portfolio that includes a statement of teaching philosophy and pedagogical approach, sample syllabus, evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g. awards, evaluations), the names and contact information for two people who can provide recommendation letters that are familiar with your teaching performance, and any other relevant information.  All documents should be submitted to:  https://binghamton.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=129267.

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