Assumption College Psychology Department seeks candidates for a full time Assistant Professor, tenure track position in Neuroscience of Human Behavior, broadly defined. Specialization is open, but preference will be given to those with a background in cognitive neuroscience. The appointment will begin in Fall 2020. The Department is looking for someone who is committed to undergraduate teaching, who is able to involve undergraduate students in his or her research, whose teaching interests can contribute to both introductory courses and upper level courses for the major, and who is interested in advising students and serving the college and the greater community. The individual will be centrally involved in developing, implementing and teaching courses in a new neuroscience major and revised concentration.
Applicants must have earned a doctorate in Psychology by the date of hire and provide evidence of scholarship and promise of developing a research program. Preference will be given to candidates with college-level teaching experience. Applicants must be willing to contribute actively to the mission of the College as well as show respect for the Catholic and Assumptionist identity of Assumption College.
To apply please submit (1) a letter of application, (2) current curriculum vita, (3) teaching philosophy, (4) research statement, (5) samples of representative research papers, and (6) transcripts from all colleges or universities attended. Materials must be submitted online as MS Word documents or PDF files at www.assumption.edu/hr. Applicants are also asked to provide names and contact information for three references who can attest to the applicant’s teaching and research experience and qualifications. References will be contacted and provided with a secure link for uploading the reference letter.
All materials should be submitted by October 1, 2019. Inquiries about the position should be directed to Professor Sarah Cavanagh, Head of the Search Committee, email@example.com.
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Assumption College, a Catholic institution sponsored by the Augustinians of the Assumption and rooted in the Catholic intellectual tradition, strives to form graduates known for critical intelligence, thoughtful citizenship and compassionate service. We pursue these ambitious goals through a curriculum grounded in the liberal arts and extending to the domain of professional studies. Enlivened by the Catholic affirmation of the harmony of faith and reason, we aim, by the pursuit of the truth, to transform the minds and hearts of students. An Equal Opportunity Employer and member of the Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts, Assumption favors diversity, ecumenically welcomes all who share its goals, and strongly encourages applicants from underrepresented racial minorities to apply.