Visiting Assistant Professor in Memory and Cognition

Job Type: 
Part-Time or Visiting Faculty
Institution: 
College of Wooster

The Department of Psychology at The College of Wooster seeks a one-year, full-time visiting position for the 2018-2019 academic year. The successful applicant will teach two sections of statistics as well as courses in topics such as memory, attention, or perception. A two-semester teaching load consists of 5 regular courses and yearlong senior thesis advising, equivalent to the sixth course. The ideal candidate will have a PhD in cognitive psychology or related field by the appointment date. A strong program of research and a commitment to undergraduate teaching are necessary.  The College of Wooster enrolls a diverse student body (20% domestic students of color and 11% international students); applicants should have experience with diverse student populations.

Please apply via Interfolio: http://apply.interfolio.com/48200 and submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, unofficial graduate transcripts, three letters of reference, diversity statement, teaching statement, and research statement.  The diversity statement should detail how the applicant has engaged and/or expects to engage with issues of diversity in the classroom and the curriculum, as well as on campus and in the broader community.  Interfolio accounts are free to applicants – simply press “apply”. Review of applications will begin on January 15th.

The College of Wooster is an independent college of the liberal arts and sciences with a commitment to excellence in undergraduate education. The College values diversity, strives to attract qualified women and minority candidates, and encourages individuals belonging to these groups to apply. Wooster seeks to ensure diversity by its policy of making appointments without regard to age, sex, color, race, creed, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, or political affiliation. The College of Wooster is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. Employment is subject to federal laws requiring verification of identity and legal right to work in the Unites States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act. The College of Wooster is a drug-free workplace.