Jul 30, 2018

Assistant Professor in Psychology

  • Whitman College
  • Walla Walla, WA, USA
Full time Introduction to Psychology Neuroscience Research Methods Statistics

Job Description

Tenure-track position in psychology, with expertise in neuroscience, at the rank of assistant professor. Effective August, 2019. Ph.D. required.

 The successful candidate will offer courses in neuroscience, introduction to psychology, statistics or research methods in psychology, and undergraduate thesis, as well as courses that contribute to the College’s general education requirements. The annual teaching load is five courses. The College provides a generous sabbatical leave program and professional development support for both research and teaching. For candidates whose research involves non-human animals, the department maintains an 800 square-foot animal lab featuring colony rooms to accommodate multiple species and a cage washing facility.

 To apply, go to https://whitmanhr.simplehire.com/, click “Faculty” and “Assistant Professor in Psychology”. The online application will prompt you to submit all of the required materials: a letter of application; separate statements addressing the candidate’s teaching interests and scholarly/performance agenda; curriculum vitae; the contact information for three people who will be contacted for letters of reference; graduate transcripts; and complete sets of teaching evaluations or other evidence of demonstrated or potential excellence in undergraduate instruction.

In their application, candidates should address their interest in working at a liberal arts college with undergraduates, majors as well as non-majors, at all levels of instruction. In addition, because Whitman College is committed to cultivating a diverse learning community, applicants should explain how their classroom and scholarly practices will serve to create and sustain an inclusive learning environment. This statement can be included in the cover letter or the teaching statement.


Deadline: September 27, 2018.


No applicant shall be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, gender, religion, age, marital status, national origin, disability, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law.


For additional information about Whitman College and the Walla Walla area, see www.whitman.eduand www.wallawalla.org.


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