The Department of Psychological Sciences (soon to be named Department of Psychological Sciences and Neuroscience) in the College of Sciences and Mathematics at Belmont University is seeking applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 1st, 2022. Job responsibilities include twelve hours of undergraduate teaching per semester as well as other departmental, college, and university professional responsibilities, including academic advising, student mentoring, scholarly activity, and service. Candidates must be committed to superior teaching, and teaching responsibilities will include Introduction to Neuroscience, Neurobiology, Research Methods, General Psychology, and other elective courses and laboratory-based courses depending on the candidate's interests and training background. As all Belmont undergraduates complete an innovative general education program with significant interdisciplinary components, Belmont University is particularly seeking applicants who can demonstrate the interest and ability to work collaboratively in course design and to teach interdisciplinary and topical courses in this program. In addition to teaching excellence, candidates are expected to engage in scholarly activity and the supervision of independent undergraduate research within an empirically oriented department that has 75 neuroscience majors. The exact experimental focus is open as well as the model used (human, rodent, computational modeling, etc…). There is strong interest in individuals with computational and modeling techniques in the behavioral sciences, developmental neuroscience or those with a background with cellular and molecular techniques. At Belmont, a variety of scholarly productivity is valued, including the scholarship of teaching, discovery, integration, and application.
Applicants must have either earned a PhD in any area of neuroscience, psychology, biology or related fields, or are expected to have completed all PhD requirements by August 2022. Teaching and postdoctoral experience is strongly preferred.
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