North Central College invites applications for a tenure track position in psychology with an emphasis in Neuroscience to begin September 1, 2012. The successful candidate will help to initiate and guide our new integrative Neuroscience program.
A Ph.D. is required and appointment at the assistant professor level is anticipated, though higher ranks may be considered for suitably qualified applicants. Applicants should exhibit a potential for excellence in undergraduate teaching and mentoring, as well as a commitment to scholarship that includes collaborative research with undergraduates. The successful candidate will be expected to teach introductory and junior level neuroscience courses (with labs), and courses such as General Psychology, Drugs & Behavior, or other courses that match the candidate's expertise. Applicants will have opportunities to contribute to an interdisciplinary general education program.
North Central College, founded in 1861, is a selective, comprehensive liberal arts college with an enrollment of 2900 students, located 30 miles west of Chicago in Naperville, with convenient train access to Chicago along the Illinois research and development corridor. See http://www.northcentralcollege.edu for more information about North Central College and the department.
Applicants should submit a letter of application, vitae, a statement of teaching interests/philosophy, a statement of research interests and plans, unofficial photocopies of graduate transcripts, and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to: Dr. Mary Jean Lynch, Psychology/Neuroscience Search Committee, c/o Academic Affairs Office, North Central College, 30 N. Brainard Street, Naperville, IL 60540 or e-mail your materials in PDF format to email@example.com. Review of applications will begin on November 3, 2011 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants who would