Sarah Lawrence College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track appointment in the Department of Psychology beginning fall 2020. We seek a scholar whose research and teaching interests focus on the intersection between psychology and neuroscience. Specific areas of interest may include social, cognitive and affective neuroscience. Candidates should be prepared to teach seminar classes to small groups of students at both the introductory and more advanced level, in addition to individual work with students.
The application should include the following: Cover letter, CV, course descriptions for two proposed courses, sample of scholarly writing and three letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2019. Position will remain open until filled.
Sarah Lawrence College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has as one of its goals the recruitment and retention of a racially and culturally diverse administration, staff and faculty. To that end, every job opening is seen as an opportunity to increase diversity and every effort will be made to expand the applicant pool in accordance with these goals.
Sarah Lawrence College is located in southern Westchester County, 25 minutes by train from midtown Manhattan, NYC. For information on Sarah Lawrence College, our curriculum, teaching methods, and philosophy of education, please see our web site at https://www.sarahlawrence.edu/.
A doctorate, teaching experience, and expertise in neuroimaging and/or psychophysiology required. Clinical psychology training will be considered an advantage preferred.
Internal Number: F00068P
About Sarah Lawrence College
Sarah Lawrence is a prestigious, residential, coeducational liberal arts college. Founded in 1926 and consistently ranked among the leading liberal arts colleges in the country, Sarah Lawrence is known for its pioneering approach to education, rich history of impassioned intellectual and civic engagement, and vibrant, successful alumni. In close proximity to the unparalleled offerings of New York City, our historic campus is home to an inclusive, intellectually curious, and diverse community.
Talented, creative students choose Sarah Lawrence for the opportunity to take charge of their education. In close collaboration with our dedicated, distinguished faculty, students create a rigorous, personalized course of study, conduct independent research, and connect a wide array of disciplines. They graduate knowing how to apply the knowledge, skills, and critical thinking necessary for life after college.
Sarah Lawrence College occupies 44 wooded acres in Yonkers, NY, near the Village of Bronxville—just north of New York City. A 30-minute train ride from the Bronxville station takes students into Midtown Manhattan.
In addition to our round-table classrooms, Sarah Lawrence has ou...tstanding theatres, art and performance studios, and music spaces; modern science labs; state-of-the-art graphic computing equipment; competitive sports facilities; a 60,000-square-foot visual arts center; and recently renovated dining facilities.
Our students are men and women who share an enthusiasm for intellectual rigor, academic risk taking, creativity in all disciplines, and original and interdisciplinary work. We are particularly committed to having our faculty, administration, and student body reflect the social, racial, and economic diversity that characterizes our society. The College’s 1,377 undergraduate students come from nearly every state and from 53 countries; 84 percent of undergrads live on campus.
At Sarah Lawrence, students spend more time one-on-one with award-winning faculty than do students at any other college in the country.
Study Abroad Programs include Africa (Sub-Saharan), China (Shanghai), Cuba (Havana), England (Leeds, London [BADA], and Oxford), France (Paris), Germany (Berlin), Italy (Florence & Parma), and Japan (Tokyo & Osaka).Exchange Programs include Eugene Lang College Institut d’Etudes Politiques/Sciences Po, Pitzer College, Spelman College and Tsuda University.
The College offers 12 programs of graduate study—many of them pioneers in their field—including three dual degree programs.
The academic structure combines small seminar classes with individual, biweekly student-faculty conferences. Students choose from a wide variety of disciplines and subjects with the guidance of their faculty adviser (or “don”).
The College considers many factors in evaluating applicants. These include intellectual promise, motivation, and creativity, in addition to the quality of each student’s secondary school program and writing skills. Teacher recommendations and extracurricular activities play a role in admission decisions as well. A personal interview is recommended. SAT/ACT scores are optional.
Sarah Lawrence College is committed to enrolling students from all backgrounds and perspectives. Through a combination of grants (that do not need to be repaid), student employment, and student loans, the Office of Financial Aid works with information you provide to us to create an aid package that makes a Sarah Lawrence education possible for admitted students. More than 70 percent of our student body receives financial assistance.