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Psychology Assistant Professor

Slippery Rock University, Psychology Department

Job Title: Psychology Assistant Professor
Job Location: Slippery Rock , PA
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Health sciences, nursing, kinesiology
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Date Posted: 2017-09-29
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Psychology Assistant Professor

Slippery Rock University

The Psychology Department is seeking applicants for a full-time Assistant Professor tenure-track position beginning August 2018 in the area of neuroscience/biological psychology.

Responsibilities: The applicant will teach Research Methods, Statistics, Introduction to Psychology, Neuroscience concentration courses, and courses in their specialty area. The teaching load is 4/4.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications: The candidate for the position must demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching excellence, evidence of teaching effectiveness, dedication to department and university service, and an active research program that will involve undergraduate students. The applicants must also address the implementation of APA style writing across the curriculum.

Neuroscience/Biological Psychology: Ph.D. in Psychology with a specialization in Neuroscience or Ph.D. in Neuroscience with an emphasis in Psychology is required. ABD applications will be accepted; the Ph.D. must be completed by August 1, 2018. The candidate must demonstrate a commitment to the education of diverse populations. Successful performance in an on-campus interview, research presentation, and teaching demonstration on a topic area chosen by the search committee are required.

Preferred Qualifications: Teaching experience in Research Methods, Statistics, Introduction to Psychology, Neuroscience concentration courses, and specialty courses is strongly preferred. In addition, candidates should demonstrate a commitment to mentoring student research.

Information and Application Process Instructions

Apply online at Please include a cover letter addressing how job qualifications and requirements of the position are met, teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, research statement, curriculum vitae, and contact information of three professional references.

Copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts and up to three selected reprints/preprints are also required. Please mail to:
Dr. Jennifer A. Willford
309 Vincent Science Hall
Psychology Department
Slippery Rock University
Slippery Rock, PA 16057

Full consideration will be given to applications received by November 11, 2017. Background investigation is required for employment. Slippery Rock University is a member of the State System of Higher Education and is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Visit our web page at TTY@724-738-4881

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