Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Social-Affective Neuroscience The University of Wisconsin-River Falls Department of Psychology invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Social-Affective Neuroscience. This position will support both our Psychology Major and our Neuroscience Major. Principal responsibilities will include teaching courses in Introduction to Neuroscience, Physiological Psychology, and to develop courses in their specific areas of expertise. Preferred candidates will also be able to teach some combination of Research Methods, Behavioral Statistics, Social Psychology, and General Psychology. The position is a nine-month, full-time, tenure-track faculty position, with a teaching load of twelve credits per semester. Faculty are expected to advise students, provide service to the department and university, and engage undergraduate students in research. The appointment begins August, 2020. Compensation is based on qualifications, including education and experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Doctorate in Neuroscience/Physiological Psychology or related field at the time of appointment
Ability to teach courses in Introduction to Neuroscience, Physiological Psychology, and to develop courses that support our Neuroscience and Psychology majors in the candidate's specific areas of expertise
Commitment to undergraduate teaching
Commitment to collaborating with undergraduate students in research
Ability to teach courses in Research Methods, Behavioral Statistics, Social Psychology and General Psychology depending on departmental need
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applicants are required to apply online. UWRF will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications.
Applicants are required to provide:
Letter of interest specifying qualifications and experience (cover letter)
A statement (Teaching Philosophy), not to exceed five pages, describing: oYour teaching interests, experience, and philosophy, including any evidence of successful teaching at the college level; oYour research and scholarly activity, including a summary of research experience and research plans appropriate for a predominantly undergraduate institution;
Unofficial Transcripts (official will be received upon hire). If uploading more than one transcript, upload as one document.
Names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three references who can specifically comment on your ability, experience and professional preparation (references).
Inquiries should be addressed to: Dr. James Cortright, Search Committee Chair firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline to Apply: Initial review of applications will begin upon receipt. For full consideration, applicants should submit all required materials by October 1, 2019.
UW-River Falls is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer subject to all state and federal regulations pertaining to non-discrimination based upon sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, marital status, age, arrest and/or conviction record, veteran or military status. All persons, especially women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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