Assistant Professor – Neuroscience/Psychology

The Neuroscience Program and Psychology Department invite applicants for a tenure track assistant professor position beginning August 2020. Doctoral degree in Neuroscience, Psychology, or closely-related discipline required by start date. Candidate must demonstrate: (1) a commitment to (a) undergraduate teaching, (b) the active involvement of undergraduate students in research, and (c) diversity, equity, and inclusion, and (2) expertise in neuroscientific research. Area of expertise is open. The candidate’s research should make use of a rat model. Teaching load is typically 6 courses per academic year, may vary depending on Senior Project advising, and might include Foundations of Neuroscience, Physiological Psychology, Statistical Methods, Research Methods, and other courses in the candidate’s area of expertise. Candidates with expertise in race, gender, and/or social justice who could contribute courses in interdisciplinary programs such as: Black Studies, Community & Justice Studies, Education Studies, and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies will be given particular consideration. All faculty are expected to participate in delivering college-wide first-year/sophomore seminars as part of their teaching load. The successful candidate will provide evidence of excellence in teaching, ongoing scholarship, and professional development.

Allegheny College is a highly selective private liberal arts college in NW Pennsylvania with an increasingly diverse student body and a dedicated faculty of teacher-scholars. Allegheny College is deeply committed to creating an inclusive community that actively challenges racism, sexism, heterosexism, religious bigotry, and other forms of bias (see Allegheny College Statement of Community). Women, racial and ethnic minorities, and members of other underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Excellent teaching and research facilities are available, as are start-up funds. Please submit the following in PDF form by October 1, 2019 to neurosearch@allegheny.edu: (a) letter of application, (b) cv, (c) teaching statement, (d) list and description of courses of interest, (e) research statement, (f) diversity statement (describing how you have/could incorporate diversity, equity, and inclusion into your teaching, research, and/or service), and (g) three recommendation letters.  Allegheny College is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity. Allegheny does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, or national origin.

Posted: August 7, 2019