Jul 11, 2018

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Psychology

  • Fairfield University
  • Fairfield, CT, USA
Full time Cognitive Neuroscience

Job Description

The Department of Psychology in the College of Arts & Sciences at Fairfield University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Cognitive Neuroscience beginning Fall, 2019. Applicants must have a strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching, including a commitment to innovation and demonstrated excellence in using technology in the classroom. The potential for developing an active research program in the candidate’s area of specialization is also required.


Applicants are expected to have completed a Ph.D. in Cognitive Neuroscience or a related field, but ABD candidates who expect their degree by Fall 2019 will also be considered.

The teaching load is three undergraduate courses each semester. Courses taught would include Behavioral Neuroscience, Cognitive Neuroscience, Psychological Statistics, as well as courses in the candidate’s area of specialization. Preference will be given to candidates who are able to teach additional courses such as Cognitive Psychology, Learning, Sensation/Perception, Research Methods, and/or General Psychology.

Additional Information:

The department consists of ten full-time faculty representing a range of specialties and is housed in a spacious, well-equipped facility in the Bannow Science Center. There is a vibrant culture of undergraduate student-faculty research and a growing institutional emphasis on the health sciences. Faculty routinely present at regional, national, and international conferences, frequently with undergraduate students as co-authors. Psychology is one of the largest majors in the College of Arts & Sciences, offering a Psychology Club, a large internship program, and chapters of Sigma Xi and Psi Chi.

The salary and the benefits for the position are competitive.

Fairfield University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from women, persons of color, and members of other historically underrepresented groups. The university will provide reasonable accommodations to all qualified individuals with a disability.

Application Instructions:

Review of applications will begin immediately; for full consideration all material must be submitted by October 18, 2018.  

For full consideration, please click "https://ffd.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/EmploymentOpportunities/job/Fairfield-CT/Tenure-Track-Assistant-Professor--Cognitive-Neuroscience--Department-of-Psychology_JR0000114" and upload the following materials:

  • a curriculum vitae
  • a letter of application
  • statement of research interests
  • statement of teaching philosophy
  • examples of syllabi and teaching evaluations if available
  • representative reprints of scholarly work
  • unofficial graduate transcript
  • contact information for three references


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