Aug 28, 2018

Assistant Professor of Psychology-Neuroscience

  • Elizabethtown College
  • Elizabethtown, PA, USA
Full time Neuroscience

Job Description

The Department of Psychology at Elizabethtown College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Neuroscience beginning July 1, 2019 with teaching responsibilities starting in fall 2019. Area of specialization is open.

 Successful candidates will be committed to undergraduate education as well as their own professional development as teacher-scholars. The successful candidate will demonstrate potential for teaching excellence, engage in scholarly work in their field, be eager to mentor undergraduates in research, participate in departmental academic advising, and contribute to service in the department and across campus. The faculty member in this position will teach six courses per year, including Introduction to Neuroscience and an upper-level course in their area of expertise. They will also collaborate with faculty in Biology, Philosophy, and other related fields to strengthen an interdisciplinary minor related to Neuroscience.

 A Ph.D. in Psychology, Neuroscience, or a related field is required; ABD candidates who expect to complete their degree by Fall 2019 will be considered. We encourage members of historically under-represented groups to apply.

 The Psychology department at Elizabethtown College has a strong track record of successful faculty-student collaboration in research, and financial support is available through the department and the College. Additional information about the Psychology department is available at


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Candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests, and three letters of recommendation.  Finalists will be asked to provide publications and evidence of teaching effectiveness.


Review of applications to begin on October 31, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

 Located in southeastern Pennsylvania, Elizabethtown College offers its 1,900 students more than 53 academic programs in the liberal arts, sciences and professional studies. Driven by its commitment to “Educate for Service,” Elizabethtown centers learning in strong relationships, links classroom instruction with experiential learning, emphasizes international and cross-cultural perspectives and nurtures the capacity for lives of purpose and leadership as global citizens. We are located less than two hours away from the metropolitan areas of Washington, Baltimore, and Philadelphia and less than four hours away from New York City. For more information, consult

 As an equal opportunity employer, Elizabethtown College is seeking candidates who will enhance the diversity of its faculty, staff, and administration.


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