The Psychology Department at Furman University announces a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level to begin August 2013. We seek a broadly trained behavioral/cognitive neuroscientist to teach biopsychology, sensation and perception, an upper-level seminar in an area of interest, and a course in neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, or human neuropsychology. Other teaching responsibilities may include general psychology or a first-year seminar. A PhD is required, and teaching experience is preferred.
Candidates must be committed to exemplary teaching and to maintaining a productive program of research with undergraduates. The Psychology Department has outstanding teaching space, well-equipped laboratories, and excellent university support for teaching and undergraduate research, including substantial start-up funds. The psychology department’s research program supports approximately 24 research students each summer. The teaching load is 5 courses (or 4 lab courses) per year divided over 2 semesters.
The successful candidate will join the 10-member Psychology Department and will be expected to contribute to both the psychology and neuroscience majors. The neuroscience major is an interdisciplinary program that is led by 2 psychologists and 3 biologists. To learn more about the Psychology Department and the neuroscience major, go to: www2.furman.edu/academics/psychology and www2.furman.edu/academics/neuroscience.
Furman University is a highly selective national liberal arts college with an enrollment of approximately 2,600 students and is nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. It is located just north of Greenville, SC, which was recently ranked fifth by Bloomberg Business Week on a list of America’s most fun and affordable cities.
Send a letter of application, statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, curriculum vitae, graduate transcript, selected reprints/preprints, and 3 letters of recommendation. Paper submissions should be addressed to Gil Einstein, Search Committee, Department of Psychology, Furman University, Greenville, SC 29613-1212. Electronic submissions should be emailed to email@example.com. Furman University is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. Review of applications will begin October 15. EOE