Visiting Proffesor of Psychology and Neuroscience

Job Type: 
Part-Time or Visiting Faculty
Bowdoin College
Bowdoin College’s Psychology Department and Neuroscience Program invite applications for a one-year, full-time Visiting Assistant Professor position to begin July 1, 2019 in the area of behavioral neuroscience. A Ph.D. is strongly preferred (although ABDs will be considered); post-doctoral research and teaching experience are also desirable. Teaching responsibilities consist of four courses, including a topics course and/or advanced seminar in behavioral neuroscience; classes in data analysis and/or introduction to psychology; and a laboratory course in the candidate’s area of specialization. Successful candidates will demonstrate a strong commitment to undergraduate liberal arts education, an active engagement in research, and a readiness to involve undergraduates in their research. We welcome applications from candidates committed to the instruction and support of a diverse student population and those who will enrich and contribute to the College’s ethnic and cultural diversity. We value a community in which students of all backgrounds are warmly welcomed and encouraged to succeed. In your application materials, we encourage you to address how your teaching, scholarship, and/or mentorship may support our commitment to diversity and inclusion. Bowdoin College accepts only electronic submissions. Please visit to submit a letter of application, a CV, and the names and contact information for three references who have agreed to provide letters of recommendation upon request. Review of applications will begin on February 15 and continue until the position is filled. Founded in 1794 on the Maine coast, Bowdoin is one of the oldest and most selective coeducational, residential liberal arts colleges in the country. Located in Brunswick, a 30-minute drive north of Portland, the College is in an area rich with natural beauty and year-round outdoor activities. Bowdoin’s reputation rests on the excellence of its faculty and students, intimate size, strong sense of community, and commitment to diversity (32.7% students of color, 6% international students and approximately 15% first generation college students). Bowdoin College complies with applicable provisions of federal and state laws that prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment, admission, or access to its educational or extracurricular programs, activities, or facilities based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry and national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, marital status, place of birth, genetic predisposition, veteran status, or against qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities on the basis of disability, or any other legally protected statuses. For further information about the College and our department, please visit our website: