Job Type: 
Tenure Track Faculty

The Psychology Department at Washington and Lee University ( invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor position, jointly appointed to the interdisciplinary Neuroscience Program.

Qualified candidates will have expertise in Human Neuroscience and research interests in brain mechanisms of cognitive, affective, or social behavior in humans. Competitive applicants will demonstrate a commitment to undergraduate instruction and engagement of undergraduates in research. We seek candidates who can teach courses in introductory behavioral neuroscience, introductory statistics, research design, and data analysis. The successful candidate will also teach advanced courses in their area of scholarly expertise.

Applicants should provide: 1) current CV; 2) three letters of recommendation; 3) representative reprints; 4) statement of teaching experience and evidence of teaching effectiveness (including but not limited to peer or supervisor observation letters and student course evaluations, if available); and 5) description of research plans, including how undergraduates will be involved. PhD required by time of appointment.

Please apply online using the following link: Review of applications begins October 15, 2017.


Washington and Lee is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As such, we are interested in candidates who are committed to high standards of scholarship, performance and professionalism and to the development of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity in our faculty, staff and student body. Founded in 1749, Washington and Lee University ( is a highly selective liberal arts college located in Lexington, Virginia. Washington and Lee is consistently ranked among the top 20 national liberal arts colleges by U.S. News and World Report.