The Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at Colgate University invites applications for two visiting positions in psychological science or cognitive neuroscience beginning fall semester 2019. These positions may be renewable annually for up to three years. The teaching load for each position is equivalent to five courses per year. Area of specialty is open, with the combination of the two successful candidates being able to fill the following teaching responsibilities: foundational courses (such as Introduction to Psychological Science, Research Methods, and Statistics), courses in human and/or animal cognition / cognitive neuroscience, student research supervision, and upper-level courses in the candidate’s specialty area (e.g., attention and memory, decision making, cognitive neuroscience, etc.). Successful candidates may be expected to participate in all-university programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum. Completion of Ph.D. in psychology or cognitive neuroscience is expected prior to, or shortly after, the date of hire.
Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. Candidates should describe in their cover letter how their teaching and scholarship might support the university’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. That cover letter, a curriculum vitae, statements of teaching and research interests, and three letters of recommendation must be submitted through https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/12967 .
Review of applications will begin February 1, 2019, and continue until the position is filled. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at www.upstatenyherc.org.
Colgate is a highly selective liberal arts university of 2900 students situated in central New York. Colgate faculty are committed to excellence in both teaching and scholarship. Further information about the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences can be found at www.colgate.edu/academics/departments-and-programs/psychological-and-brain-sciences. Appointees will join a faculty of teacher-scholars deeply committed to a strong, research-oriented program, and to a vibrant undergraduate curriculum that integrates psychological science and neuroscience.
It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected veterans status, sexual orientation or gender identity expression, genetic information, being or having been a victim of domestic violence or stalking, familial status, or any other categories covered by law. Colgate University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are especially encouraged to apply.