Visiting Assistant Professor of Behavioral Neuroscience

Job Type: 
Part-Time or Visiting Faculty
St. Edward's University

In line with the St. Edward's University mission statement the campus is actively engaged in the pursuit of social justice, and candidates must demonstrate an appreciation of and commitment to diversity. An inclusive faculty body is highly valued as we strive to create a diverse learning environment to prepare our students for success in a global and multicultural world.


The successful candidate will join an active department to teach four courses per semester in behavioral neuroscience and psychology. Teaching responsibilities will include core courses (e.g., Research Methods, Introductory Psychology), as well as courses in the Behavioral Neuroscience major. This appointment is for the Fall 2017-Spring 2018 academic year only.


Ph.D. in Psychology required. Strong commitment to, and potential for excellence in, undergraduate teaching and collaborative research with students is required. Successful completion of an employment and/or criminal history background check required.

About St. Edward's University

Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward's University is a private, Catholic liberal arts institution of more than 5,300 diverse students located in Austin, Texas. It is an exciting time to be part of the St. Edward's community as the university increases its global engagement to educate students for the opportunities and challenges of a 21st century world. The Department of Psychology and Behavioral Neuroscience offers a B.A. degree in Psychology and a B.S. degree in Behavioral Neuroscience, and is part of the School of Behavioral and Social Sciences.

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Application Process

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should send cover letter, CV, teaching statement, research statement summary (1 page), transcripts (unofficial at this stage or a list of courses in which you enrolled in graduate school), and a list of three references, electronically to

St. Edward's University is an equal opportunity employer and hires only U. S. citizens and documented workers.