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Assistant Professor of Psychology

Coe College
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
commensurate with experience
Closing date
Nov 18, 2023

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Coe College seeks qualified applicants for a full-time tenure-track appointment in Psychology. The successful candidate will have a specialization in behavioral or cognitive neuroscience. Faculty teach a 3:3 load, and courses taught will include Drugs & Behavior, Biopsychology, an upper-level Neuroscience course (e.g., Behavioral Neuroscience), and may include Statistics, Health Psychology with Laboratory, and a first year and/or upper-level seminar course in an area of interest to the candidate. The successful candidate will significantly contribute to the Neuroscience program. The Department strongly values a commitment to a student-centered perspective and an inclusive approach to teaching and research. Doctoral degree required by start date; candidates who can provide evidence of successful teaching, an active program of research adaptable to student-faculty collaboration, and who have a background in Psychology will be preferred. Candidates from underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.


Coe’s Psychology Department includes 7 full-time faculty and is an integral part of the college’s interdisciplinary Organizational Science and Neuroscience programs. The Department has a strong commitment to provide intensive, hands-on research experiences and internship placements for its students.


An application file will be considered complete with the following documents:

  • Letter of application
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Teaching statement
  • Diversity statement
  • Research statement
  • Unofficial graduate transcript.
  • Three letters of recommendation will be subsequently requested from candidates who advance in the review process.

Please use the information below as a guide in preparing your teaching, diversity, and research statements:

  • Teaching statement: The Coe College Psychology Department is committed to student-centered teaching and mentorship in the liberal arts tradition. Please provide a statement that includes a description of your teaching philosophy, background, and evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., course evaluations).
  • Diversity statement: The Coe College Psychology Department is committed to fostering an inclusive environment. We value the input of multiple viewpoints and diverse perspectives and aim to create an academic community that is rich with cultural, social, and intellectual diversity. Please provide a statement of how you will promote the values of diversity and inclusion through your teaching, research, or other contributions to the college or department.
  • Research statement: The Coe College Psychology Department has a strong tradition in and commitment to collaborative student/faculty research. Please provide a description of the research program that you would bring to or develop at the College. Particular focus should be on describing the role of students as collaborators in your research.



Review of applications will begin on November 1.

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