Assistant Teaching Professor - Neuroscience and Behavior
The Department of Psychology in the College of Arts and Letters at the University of Notre Dame invites applications for an assistant teaching professor to support the Neuroscience and Behavior undergraduate major. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in Psychology or Neuroscience, and will provide evidence of teaching excellence at the college level (i.e., prior teaching experience, use of evidence-based practices). Responsibilities will include teaching a core course in Cognitive Neuroscience; developing upper level elective courses in the candidate's area of expertise that expands on neuroscience content in some area of Psychology; contributing to the development of a methods course that covers the measurement of electrophysiology; and undergraduate advising. The position will begin in the Fall term 2020. Candidates may apply free of charge at https://apply.interfolio.com/65645.
Applications must include a cover letter, CV, a statement of teaching philosophy that includes a portfolio of prior independent teaching experience, and three letters of recommendation. To guarantee full consideration, applications must be received by October 31, 2019, but the review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Questions and informal inquiries regarding this position may be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Prof. Bradley Gibson (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The University is an Equal Opportunity and affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to fostering a culturally diverse atmosphere for faculty, staff, and students. We strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, and those attracted to a university with a Catholic identity. The University also considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or individual with a disability.
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