Assistant Professor in Psychology
The Department of Psychology at Colorado State University invites applications for a full-time, continuing, non-tenure track, teaching-focused faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor with expertise in COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE with an appointment date of August 16, 2019.
This teaching position will have a 3/3 course load plus other associated duties (e.g., lab supervision), with a 10% service expectation. Primary teaching responsibilities will be courses related to Cognitive Neuroscience.
Required Qualifications – Applicants must have a Ph.D., or anticipate receiving their Ph.D. by May 31, 2019, in Psychology, Neuroscience, or a closely related discipline.
A successful applicant must have existing teaching expertise at the undergraduate level in courses in cognitive neurosciences, psychological sciences, or other classes directly relevant to the position. Candidates must demonstrate knowledge of the disciplines of Psychology and Neuroscience to offer informed instruction within the relevant classes. Candidates must possess substantive and current expertise in Cognitive Neuroscience or Neuroscience, and familiarity with neuroscience tools, systems, and methods.
Preferred Qualifications – A high caliber instructor who excels in the classroom, and can document consistent effectiveness of their teaching and an ongoing commitment to instructional excellence. A dedication to teaching and advancing the practice of teaching. A track record of advancing teaching standards and practices and the ability to promote better teaching within the department and across the wider university. Evidence of consistently engaging in professional development in teaching. A successful candidate will demonstrate experience and background suitable for highly effective teaching of a variety of relevant undergraduate classes, including upper level courses in Cognitive Neuroscience, Biological Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Learning and Memory, Sensation and Perception, as well as our introductory level course Mind, Brain, and Behavior. Other courses that might be taught include Research Design and Analysis I & II. Candidates should provide evidence of commitment and leadership in the areas of diversity and inclusion in higher education.
Materials – Application materials should consist of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement that addresses philosophy and approach as well as goals for professional development over the next 5-years, evidence of teaching effectiveness and evidence of commitment and leadership in the areas of diversity and inclusion in higher education. Applicants must supply the names of 3 references, with letters required only for semi-finalists. Application materials of semifinalist candidates, including letters of reference, will be made available for review by the entire faculty of the Department of Psychology. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by January 10th, 2019. To view the full position announcement and apply online, go to: http://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/62633.
Other information – Colorado State University aims to offer clear career paths for non-tenuretrack faculty and the Department of Psychology is committed to the professional and scholarly development of all our faculty. Full-time non-tenure track faculty are active and integrated in the department.
CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates.