Three-year Visiting Assitant Professor in Psychology and Neuroscience

Job Type: 
Part-Time or Visiting Faculty
Washington and Lee University

The Psychology Department and Neuroscience Program at Washington and Lee University invite applications for a three-year, Visiting Assistant Professor position.

Candidates should have expertise in behavioral and systems neuroscience, preferably with a focus involving neuroplasticity (e.g., behavioral development, learning and memory, drug addiction, motor learning). Competitive applicants will demonstrate a commitment to undergraduate instruction and engagement of undergraduate neuroscience and psychology majors in research. Successful candidates will be able to teach introductory courses in neuroscience as well as advanced courses in their area of scholarly expertise. The Washington and Lee Department of Psychology is committed to building a culturally diverse educational environment, with a focus on diversifying the faculty. We are seeking faculty who can teach in these and other areas while contributing to the diversity and excellence in our programs and courses through their research, teaching and service.

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 January 1, 2019.

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.