Cognitive Psychology Assistant Professor

Job Type: 
Tenure Track Faculty
College of Wooster

The Department of Psychology at The College of Wooster seeks a tenure-track assistant professor with specialization in cognitive psychology or related field, to begin fall 2019. The successful applicant will regularly teach a lab course in cognition as well as statistics and/or introductory psychology, contribute to the neuroscience program, and offer specialty courses in their area of interest. A two-semester teaching load consists of 4.5 regular courses and yearlong senior thesis advising. The ideal candidate will have a PhD by the appointment date. A strong program of research, and evidence of a commitment to high-quality undergraduate teaching and mentoring, are necessary.  The College of Wooster enrolls a diverse student body (21% domestic students of color and 15% international students); applicants should have experience with diverse student populations.

Please apply via Interfolio ( ) 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 October 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 employing persons without regard to age, sex, color, race, creed, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, 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 United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act. The College of Wooster is a drug-free workplace.