Assistant Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience

Westminster College
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not specified
Sep 15, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE. Westminster College, New Wilmington, Pennsylvania. Westminster College’s Department of Psychology and Neuroscience program invite applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in cognitive neuroscience to start in the fall of 2021. It is anticipated that the 6-course load will include a combination of courses in introductory psychology, introductory neuroscience, research methods, and electives in cognitive neuroscience, as well as student advising and research in the candidate’s interest area. Demonstrating the ability to mentor and engage undergraduates in engaging, collaborative research is essential for this position. 

Westminster College is a nationally recognized liberal arts college, known for its collaborative environment, outstanding experiential learning programs, and focus on student success. Related to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Westminster was founded in 1852 as the first college in the country to offer the same degrees to all people, regardless of gender, race, or religion. Westminster has been ranked among the nation' s top schools for "Top Colleges Doing the Most for the American Dream" (NY Times), "best value for the money" (College Factual), employment success (Educate to Career Index), graduation rate performance (U.S. News), social mobility (Washington Monthly), women in STEM disciplines (Forbes), service-learning (President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll), and other categories. Around 1,200 undergraduate and graduate students benefit from close personal attention from dedicated faculty while choosing from 41 majors, 10 pre-professional programs and 80 organizations. Westminster's historic campus is located in New Wilmington, PA, a beautiful rural setting near Pittsburgh and Cleveland.

Candidates must have earned a doctoral degree in neuroscience or a related field. A successful interview and demonstration of relevant ability are required. Applicants should submit a letter of application that addresses areas of research interests and teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, representative publications, and three reference letters to Dr. Sherri P. Pataki, Department of Psychology, Westminster College, 319 S. Market Street, New Wilmington, PA 16172-0001, Review of applications will begin October 15 and continue until the position is filled.

EOE. Westminster College is an Equal Opportunity Employer, enhancing learning through diversity and inclusion.

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