Visiting Assistant Professor in Behavioral Neuroscience

Job Type: 
Part-Time or Visiting Faculty
Ohio Wesleyan University

The Psychology Department at Ohio Wesleyan University seeks to fill a one-year visiting assistant professor position in Behavioral Neuroscience to begin in August 2017. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in neuroscience or a related field, a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching, experience maintaining a research animal colony and a desire to contribute to the school’s Neuroscience program in general and Cognitive/Behavioral Neuroscience major track in particular.  The successful candidate will teach introductory psychology, clinical neuroscience and behavioral neuroscience (with accompanying lab).  Candidates with postdoctoral teaching and/or research experience are preferred.  While this is a one-year visiting position, the department intends to apply for a tenure track behavioral neuroscience position to start in the 18-19 academic year.

Completed application packets which include: 1) cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) teaching portfolio including statements of teaching philosophy and teaching interests, syllabi, and evidence of teaching effectiveness, (e.g., peer observations, course evaluations), 4) a statement of research interests and sample reprints or preprints of recent work, and 5) three letters of reference, should be sent electronically to: [email protected] Completed application packets may also be forwarded to: Dr. Kyle Smith, Chair, Department of Psychology, Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, OH  43015.  Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Ohio Wesleyan, an undergraduate liberal arts university devoted to the free pursuit of truth, is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and to maintaining a non-discriminatory and inclusive teaching and learning community and encourages all interested applicants to apply (EEOE). Ohio Wesleyan University (Delaware, Ohio) is located 26 miles north from Columbus, a metropolitan area that in recent years has experienced considerable increases in diversity demographics.