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Wesleyan University Middletown, CT, USA
Jan 11, 2021
Full time
The Department of Psychology at Wesleyan University invites applications for a visiting faculty position at the assistant professor level in neuroscience. The initial appointment is for one year, and is renewable for a second year based on performance. The visitor course load is five courses per academic year. The courses taught will contribute to both the Psychology Department as well as the interdisciplinary Neuroscience & Behavior program. Responsibilities include teaching survey courses in the candidate's area of expertise, statistics, and a small seminar for first-year students as well as contributing to a team-taught core course in Behavioral Neurobiology. In addition, service to the department and program will include advising undergraduate majors. The Psychology Department currently has 18 full-time faculty members in the areas of neuroscience, psychopathology, cognitive, developmental, cultural, and social psychology. Wesleyan faculty have a strong commitment to both...
Wesleyan University Middletown, CT, USA
Jan 11, 2021
Full time
Wesleyan University’s Department of Chemistry invites applications for a full-time Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry beginning Jan 4, 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter. The visitor will be the administrator for the sophomore-level organic laboratory (CHEM258) and will be expected to teach three of the on-campus hybrid sections and one fully remote section. In addition to providing pre-lab instruction, the visitor will have responsibility for finalizing the curriculum, supervising teaching assistants, and managing the laboratory preparation with the assistance of departmental staff. Previous experience in teaching comparable laboratory courses and expertise with a variety of standard laboratory instrumentation, while not required, is preferred. The initial appointment will be for the spring semester, with the possibility of renewal for subsequent academic years.
Wesleyan University Middletown, CT, USA
Dec 30, 2020
Full time
The Feminist, Gender and Sexuality Studies program at Wesleyan University seeks to hire a one-year visiting assistant professor beginning September 1 2021, with substantive research and teaching interests in gender and sexuality studies, broadly construed. Research and teaching interests in Transnational Feminism and/or Race, Gender and Sexuality preferred. Feminist, Gender and Sexuality Studies is an interdisciplinary program offering an undergraduate major in the study of gender and sexuality as categories of analysis and experience within the broad matrices of race, class, ethnicity, and nation. Wesleyan is a highly selective liberal arts college that values both scholarship and teaching very highly, has a strong, diverse undergraduate student body, and offers competitive salaries and benefits. The Visiting Assistant Professor will teach an introductory level Gateway course in gender and sexuality studies (FGSS 200), as well as other courses in the VAP’s area of...
Wesleyan University Middletown, CT, USA
Dec 22, 2020
Full time
Wesleyan University has approximately 3,000 undergraduate and 200 graduate students. The office of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) provides individual psychotherapy, medication management, therapeutic groups, and consultation for the Wesleyan student community. Outreach is included in the services provided and is essential to the community health model to which CAPS adheres. CAPS operates on an 8:30 AM - 7 PM schedule with 24/7 coverage through an on-call rotation. Reporting to the Director of CAPS, the psychotherapist will provide individual and group psychotherapy for students with a wide range of mental health concerns. Responsibilities include: * Provide individual and group psychotherapy for students with a wide range of mental health concerns, using a trauma-informed approach to clinical care. * Provide education and outreach specifically designed to engage members of marginalized student communities, with an emphasis on Black/African American and student of...
Wesleyan University Middletown, CT, USA
Dec 18, 2020
Full time
The Wave Transport in Compex Systems (WTICS) lab, in the Physics Department at Wesleyan University, has an opening for a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the general area of theoretical photonics and mesoscopic wave transport. The Postdoctoral Research Associate will support an ongoing effort on non-Hermitian wave transport. Responsibilities include: • Supervise graduate and undergraduate students • Manuscript preparation and editing and conference presentations. • Assisting in grant preparation and grant applications This is a grant funded position. Funding has been approved for 2 years with the potential to extend another year dependent upon mutual agreement and continued grant funding. Anticipated start date is January, 2021.
Wesleyan University Middletown, CT, USA
Dec 18, 2020
Full time
The Cognitive Development Lab at Wesleyan University, directed by Dr. Anna Shusterman, seeks a full-time lab coordinator starting in the Fall of 2020. The lab coordinator will assist with studies on the development of numerical and spatial thinking in preschool children and on research-practice collaborations in educational settings. The primary focus of this position will be the implementation of a new NSF-funded project to develop and test a research-based, guided-play mathematics intervention in preschools. Duties include: • Working closely with the PI, postdoctoral fellow, and research staff to develop project materials and maintain records • Coordinating with local research collaborators including preschools, school districts, and state agencies • Hiring, coordinating, and supervising undergraduate research assistants • Recruiting and scheduling participants; maintaining a participant database; data entry and record keeping; and running participants through studies •...
Wesleyan University Middletown, CT, USA
Dec 18, 2020
Full time
GLOBAL MARKETING SPECIALIST Wesleyan seeks a Global Marketing Specialist in Middletown, CT. The Global Marketing Specialist job duties include the following: Perform marketing and outreach for the Fries Center for Global Studies (FCGS), as well as supporting global initiatives across the University, especially in the key markets of China and India. Help coordinate marketing and communication efforts for the FCGS including blogs/newsletters, social channels, and web presence, and annual reports. Support University-wide marketing efforts aimed at international audiences, with special focus on China and India, including coordinating our WeChat channel. In particular, assist Admission in efforts to establish Wesleyan as a leading voice on liberal education to prospective students and their families in China. With the guidance of the FCGS Director, collaborate with the President’s Office, Advancement, and Admission to plan events overseas (such as Forums and related events) that...
Wesleyan University Middletown, CT, USA
Dec 18, 2020
Full time
The Postdoctoral Research Associate will work in collaboration with Seth Redfield primarily on UV/optical/infrared spectra of the interstellar medium and/or transiting exoplanets. Projects may include measuring and modeling the fundamental properties of the interstellar medium amongst the nearest stars and/or characterizing the atmospheres and circumplanetary environments of exoplanets. The data sources are rich, high-resolution spectra from a variety of ground-based and space-based facilities, spanning the UV, optical, and infrared. The precise research direction will be determined in collaboration with the Postdoctoral Research Associate. Wesleyan’s Planetary Science Group includes faculty and postdocs from several departments. The Postdoctoral Research Associate will be encouraged to interact with other faculty and to carry out independent research with full access to observational facilities available. Responsibilities include: • Data reduction and analysis of existing...
Wesleyan University Middletown, CT, USA
Dec 18, 2020
Full time
The Biology Department at Wesleyan University seeks a new tenure-track assistant professor in cell and developmental biology, beginning July 1, 2021. The candidate will develop an active research program to address fundamental problems in biology. We seek a colleague who will complement and contribute to our current research and teaching strengths in cell and developmental biology, genomics, neuroscience, and evolution/ecology, and is committed to liberal arts education in a culturally diverse community. Wesleyan University is a selective liberal-arts university located in Middletown, CT that offers Ph.D and BA/MA graduate programs in Natural Sciences and Mathematics. The Biology Department's multidisciplinary programs provide a stimulating research environment supported by core facilities that include confocal, scanning and transmission electron microscopes as well as access to Wesleyan's high-performance computing facilities and Quantitative Analysis Center. The successful...
Wesleyan University Middletown, CT, USA
Dec 18, 2020
Full time
The Business Career Advising Fellow works closely with Gordon Career Center advising staff to ensure prompt attention to students’ career development needs. The Fellow will work up to 25 hours/week when the University is in session. Responsibilities include: Advise students in appointments to answer basic questions about their job and internship searches in business Advise students who are interviewing for positions with businesses such as management consulting firms and financial institutions, including investment banks Review resumes and other job search materials submitted by students on our web-based recruiting system, Handshake Support the Associate Director for Career Advising as needed Provide administrative support for career-related programs sponsored by the Career Center Other duties as assigned This is a temporary, non-benefits eligible position. This position is funded through June 30, 2021. The Fellow is not eligible for student loan deferment.
Wesleyan University Middletown, CT, USA
Dec 18, 2020
Full time
Wesleyan University has approximately 2,900 undergraduates and 200 graduate students. The Counseling and Psychological Services office (CAPS) operates on an 8:30 am – 4:30 pm weekday schedule with 24/7 coverage through an on-call rotation. Outreach is included in the services provided and is essential to the community mental health model to which CAPS adheres. CAPS provides education, consultation, and training to students, faculty, administrators, and staff. Reporting to the Director of CAPS, this is a full-time fellowship for postdoctoral clinical or counseling psychologists who seek to advance their training in a university mental health setting. Funding for the position has been approved for 12 months. Fellows will meet or exceed Connecticut’s state requirements for license eligibility by the end of the training year. The position is housed within Wesleyan University’s Counseling and Psychological Services office (CAPS). Duties will include intake assessment and treatment...
Wesleyan University Middletown, CT, USA
Dec 18, 2020
Full time
Wesleyan University’s Department of Theater invites applications for a three-year appointment, Assistant Professor of the Practice position in Costume Design beginning July 1, 2021. The Theater Department is recruiting designers for its three-year appointment of Assistant Professor of the Practice in Costume Design. Candidates whose professional engagement as designers inform their teaching and creative practice are strongly encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will be a highly creative, intellectually curious, artist-educator who emphasizes teaching at every step of the creative process within an interdisciplinary and collaborative approach to their design practice and teaching philosophy. The Theater Department situates artistic practice, pedagogy and research in an undergraduate, liberal-arts context and explores theater from an intersectional perspective in which both scholarship and applied creative practice are emphasized by a collaborative exchange. The Theater...
Wesleyan University Middletown, CT, USA
Dec 18, 2020
Full time
Wesleyan University periodically has temporary employment opportunities for qualified secretarial, clerical, and administrative support professionals. Temporary employees are assigned to campus departments to handle special projects, to cover for employees who are temporarily out, or to fill in while positions are vacant. Wesleyan accepts applicants for temporary opportunities on a rolling basis although the availability of assignments varies throughout the year as needs arise. As the University has openings, those candidates whose background and experience appear to match the requirements most closely will be contacted for an interview. Responsibilities may include a variety of administrative services: answering phones and greeting visitors, maintaining calendars and organizing meetings and events, managing office correspondence, maintaining databases and generating reports and mailing lists, processing budget requests, and other duties as assigned