Tenure Track Position in Behavioral Neuroscience to begin August of 2019.

Job Type: 
Tenure Track Faculty
Creighton University

The Department of Psychological Science within the College of Arts and Sciences at Creighton University invites applications for full-time tenure-track assistant professor position in the area of Behavioral Neuroscience to begin in the fall of 2019. Preference will be given to candidates who will have completed all work towards a Ph.D. in Psychology or a related field before August 2019.

The Department of Psychological Science is an undergraduate department with a 3-3 teaching load (fall-spring). The candidate needs to be able to teach courses in Physiological Psychology, Sensation and Perception, Learning: Basic Processes, Research Methods and Statistics, and Introductory Psychology. The College seeks an outstanding teacher who will embrace our Jesuit, Catholic values; provide academic advising for students; and provide service to the department, college, university, and broader community.

The candidate should also be able to conduct an active and productive line of research that will involve undergraduate students. The area of research is open, the department has both human and AAALAC accredited rodent space available.

Creighton University is a private Jesuit, Catholic coeducational urban university that encourages applications from qualified individuals of all backgrounds who believe they can contribute to the distinctive educational traditions of the University. U.S. News and World Report regularly has ranked Creighton University as the top regional Master’s Level institution in the Midwest. Creighton University is also ranked #1 among all Catholic universities in undergraduate research. The Department of Psychological Science has 11 full-time faculty members and is also a part of the Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Major within the College of Arts and Sciences.

To be considered, candidates should submit a letter of application (including expression of interest specific to the University mission), current vitae, evidence of prior teaching effectiveness (if applicable), and other relevant supporting documents, through the following site: http://careers.creighton.edu. In addition, candidates should arrange for three professional references to submit letters of recommendation directly to Dr. Dustin J. Stairs ([email protected]). Also contact Dr. Dustin J. Stairs with any questions you may have. We will begin reviewing materials on October 1, 2019.

Creighton University is an EO/AA Employer: M/F/Disabled/Vet and seeks a wide range of applicants for this position in support of one of our core values—gender, ethnic and cultural diversity.

Dustin J. Stairs, Ph.D.

Chair, Behavioral Neuroscience Search Committee


Creighton University

Department of Psychological Science

Hixson-Lied, Room 308

2500 California Plaza

Omaha, NE 68178-0321

Email: [email protected]

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