Aug 23, 2019

Assistant Professor in Biological/Physiological Psychology

  • Randolph College
  • Randolph College, Rivermont Avenue, Lynchburg, VA, USA
Full time Biopsychology

Job Description

We invite applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in Biological/Physiological Psychology to begin August 2020. The successful candidate will teach introductory and advanced undergraduate courses in psychology. Teaching load is 3 courses per semester. Courses in the teaching rotation include introduction to psychology, biological bases of behavior, learning, psychopharmacology, research methods and design, and an upper-level course in the successful candidate’s area of specialization. We seek a colleague with a strong commitment to teaching excellence and the potential to develop a productive research program that involves undergraduate students. A Ph.D. in psychology and teaching experience at the undergraduate level is required.

Randolph College, founded as Randolph-Macon Woman’s College, is located in Lynchburg, VA at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains. It is a small, private liberal arts institution with a longstanding reputation for excellence in teaching and an appreciation for and commitment to diversity. Randolph College was recognized as one of the nation’s “best and most interesting” institutions in the 2020 edition of the Fiske Guide to Colleges and was ranked 18th in the nation for most accessible professors by the Princeton Review. To apply, candidates should submit: 1) a cover letter describing their fit for the position, their teaching experience and interests, their research agenda, and their potential contribution to a diverse and inclusive learning environment;  2) a current CV; 3) evidence of teaching effectiveness (i.e., prior teaching experience, use of evidence-based practices); and 4) three letters of recommendation to RCPsychologysearch@randolphcollege.edu. Applications received by November 15, 2019 will receive priority. Randolph is an EOE M/F/D/V employer and encourages applicants who enrich the diversity of the campus community.

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Randolph College

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