Mar 09, 2020

Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology in Cognitive Neuroscience

  • Swarthmore College
  • Swarthmore College, College Avenue, Swarthmore, PA, USA
Full time Cognitive Neuroscience

Job Description

Open Date: March 5, 2020

Deadline: June 30, 2020 at 11:59 Eastern Time

The Swarthmore College Department of Psychology announces a 3-year, non-tenure-track position at the assistant professor level to begin in the fall semester, 2020. This position is renewable for an additional 2 years (5 years total), contingent upon a positive review during the second year.  The individual will be responsible for teaching introductory and advanced courses in cognitive neuroscience, as well as courses in cognitive psychology and research methods.  We seek an individual with a commitment to teaching as well as an active research program that can engage diverse and talented undergraduates. The Department has state-of-the-art EEG lab facilities (EGI) and full-time technical support. There is an active Cognitive Science program on campus, as well as a special major in Neuroscience supported by the Departments of Biology and Psychology.  Swarthmore is a small, highly selective liberal arts college, located in the suburbs of Philadelphia. 



The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in hand by August 2020, a compelling classroom presence, and a broad range of teaching and research interests appealing to a diverse undergraduate student population. 

Application Instructions

Please submit statements describing both research interests and teaching philosophy, a current CV, reprints or preprints of recent work, three confidential letters of recommendation. Please address any questions you may have to Frank Durgin, search committee chair 

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Consideration of candidates will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled.


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Swarthmore College actively seeks and welcomes applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society and world. Swarthmore College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.


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