Dec 06, 2017

Assistant Professor of Cognitive and Brain Sciences (Full-Time Tenure-track)

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  • Waukesha, WI, United States
Full time Cognitive Cognitive Neuroscience

Job Description

Starting date: September 1, 2018

Responsibilities: Teaching duties include teaching, coordinating sections of the Introductory Psychology course and upper level psychology courses (e.g. Developmental Psychology; Lifespan Psychology; Adult Development and Aging; and Research Seminar), and student academic advising.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Psychology. Preference will be given to candidates with a documented record of excellence in teaching and scholarship.

Rank and Salary: This position is eligible for promotion and tenure. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications

The Program: The Psychology Program in the College of Arts and Sciences consists of 5 full-time faculty and adjunct faculty. The Bachelor of Science in Psychology is the most popular major in the College of Arts and Sciences. Psychology faculty and majors are active in research. Majors also participate in study abroad and internships. The interdisciplinary Animal Behavior major, offered in conjunction with the Biology Program, is growing rapidly. All Animal Behavior majors complete semester-long research projects and an internship prior to graduation.

The Department: The Department of Life Sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences includes majors in Animal Behavior, Psychology, Biology, Environmental Sciences, and Marine Sciences. The Department of Life Sciences consists for 14 faculty members, a laboratory coordinator, and administrative and staff support.

The College: The College of Arts and Sciences includes the Department of Communication and Sociology; the Department of Life Sciences; the Department of Computational and Physical Sciences; the Department of Education; the Department of English and Modern Languages; the Department of History, Politics and Religion; and the Department of Visual and Performing Arts. The College offers a wide range of academic and interdisciplinary programs of study and serves as an integral component of the general education core requirements.

Carroll University: Founded in 1846, Carroll University is an independent, co-educational comprehensive university grounded in the liberal arts tradition. The Pioneer Core general education curriculum has a strong emphasis on developing intercultural awareness and includes cross-cultural immersion experiences. Carroll University is located in suburban Waukesha, 16 miles west of Milwaukee and 60 miles east of Madison. The University serves approximately 3521 students. The University though intentionally ecumenical and non-sectarian in approach, is related to the Presbyterian Church, USA. Candidates must be willing and able to support and advance the University mission.

Application: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. In an e-mail to with the subject line “Tenure-track faculty position in Cognitive and Brain Sciences” please attach in Word or pdf format a letter of application, your curriculum vitae, a statement of your teaching philosophy, and contact data for three professional references. Final candidates will be asked to submit transcripts.


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