Visiting Assistant Professor

Job Type: 
Part-Time or Visiting Faculty
Wheaton College (MA)
The WHEATON COLLEGE Department of Psychology invites applications for a two-year visiting assistant professor position, beginning in the fall of 2018. All candidates should be prepared to teach three courses per semester including Brain, Mind, and Behavior (Introduction to Neuroscience), Drugs & Behavior (Introductory Psychopharmacology), Quantitative Research Methods, Introduction to Psychology, Laboratory in Behavioral Neuroscience, and an upper-level course in an area related to behavioral neuroscience. The second year of the position is contingent on a satisfactory annual review. We seek a colleague who shares our commitment to liberal arts education in the context of a gender-balanced, culturally diverse curriculum and community. Our department provides a supportive intellectual and social context for the development of new colleagues. Research facilities and funds to support scholarship will be made available. Applications will be considered on an on-going basis beginning January 1st, 2018. For full consideration, please send a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, two letters of reference, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and one copy of selected publications. Wheaton strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. Candidates should describe in their cover letter how their teaching and scholarship might support the college’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. Visit to apply. Please address any questions about the positions or the selection process to Dr. Rolf Nelson, Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience Coordinator, [email protected]. Wheaton is a private coeducational liberal arts college within easy commuting distance of Boston and Providence. We have 1,650 undergraduates from 34 US States and 76 countries. Wheaton College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, race, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, or disability. In a continuing effort to maintain and enrich a diverse learning environment, the Department and the College actively encourages applications from women and/or minorities. For more information about the college, visit our website at