The Northern Michigan University Psychology Department is seeking a Tenure-track Assistant Professor specializing in Behavioral Genetics. The normal teaching load is three courses per semester, although grant-supported load reductions are possible. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Psychology or a closely related field and proven record of quality teaching and research.
The successful candidate is expected to teach Introduction to Psychology, Research Methods, Psychological Statistics, and other general content courses, as well as courses in the candidate’s area of expertise, such as Behavioral Genetics and Individual Differences and develop an externally-funded research program aimed at understanding genetic influences upon nervous system functioning and behavior. Preference will be given to candidates whose research program involves undergraduate and graduate students. Laboratory space and start up funds will be provided. The Psychology Department has access to animal housing facilities, a confocal laser scanning microscope, histology, behavioral, and general laboratory equipment.
To apply, please submit a letter of interest that includes a statement of your teaching and research interests, CV, graduate transcripts, the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references, , documentation of past teaching quality, and up to 3 selected reprints. Applications should be submitted at https://employme.nmu.edu. Further information may be requested from Adam Prus, Associate Professor, 906-227 2941 or E-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
NMU is located in the heart of Michigan’s scenic Upper Peninsula, a summer and winter vacation spot; the cost of living is low and the quality of life is high. Additional information about the Department of Psychology and NMU may be found at http://psychology.nmu.edu and http://www.nmu.edu.
Review of applications will begin December 16, 2011. The position will be posted until January 13, 2012. NMU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and is strongly committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty.