Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience

Employer
Bowdoin College
Location
Maine, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Oct 10, 2022

Posting Details

Posting Details

Title
Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience

Posting Number
F00200JP

Department
Psychology

Position Summary

The Psychology Department and the Neuroscience Program at Bowdoin College invite applications for a visiting assistant professor position to begin July 1, 2023. This position is full-time with a teaching load of two courses per semester. It is a one-year position with the possibility of a second year upon successful review and reappointment. A PhD in this area by July 1, 2023 is preferred; ABD considered. Teaching load is two courses per semester. Topics for these courses include Introduction to Psychology or Research Methods in Psychology, a sophomore-level survey course in biological psychology, a laboratory (research-based) course in behavioral neuroscience, and an advanced seminar in the candidate’s area of specialization.

Successful candidates will demonstrate a strong commitment to undergraduate liberal arts education and to inclusive excellence in undergraduate teaching. For a description of inclusive excellence, please consult the following resource: Williams, et. al., Toward a Model of Inclusive Excellence .

Bowdoin is a learning community that warmly welcomes people of all backgrounds. We encourage applications from candidates committed to the instruction and support of a diverse student population and from those who will enrich and contribute to the College’s multifaceted diversity. We especially encourage people from historically excluded groups to apply. Bowdoin College offers opportunities for professional development, including annual conference travel support, mentoring programming, and grants to support scholarly research.
Bowdoin College accepts only electronic submissions. Please submit: 1) a cover letter; 2) a cv; 3) 1-2 page teaching statement; 4) 1-2 page research statement; 5) 1-2 page statement indicating how your teaching, scholarship, and/or mentorship may support our commitment to diversity and inclusion; 6) the names and contact information for three references who have agreed to provide letters of recommendation. Letter writers will be automatically contacted upon submission of your application.

Review of applications will begin on February 17, 2023 and continue until the position is filled.
Founded in 1794, Bowdoin is one of the oldest and most selective coeducational, residential liberal arts colleges in the country. Located on the Maine coast and 2 hours north of Boston, the College is in an area rich with natural beauty and year-round outdoor activities. Bowdoin’s reputation rests on the excellence of its faculty and students, intimate size, strong sense of community, and commitment to diversity (40% students of color, 7% international students and approximately 17% first generation college students). Bowdoin College complies with applicable provisions of federal and state laws that prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment, admission, or access to its educational or extracurricular programs, activities, or facilities based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry and national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, marital status, place of birth, genetic predisposition, veteran status, or against qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities on the basis of disability, or any other legally protected statuses. For further information about the College and our department, please visit our website: http://www.bowdoin.edu .

Posting Date
10/10/2022

Applications Accepted Until

Open Until Filled
Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants

At the time of application, you will be required to include information for a minimum of three references, including name, title, email address, phone number and how you know the reference.

Once you have provided the required reference information and submitted your application, the reference providers will receive an email which is generated automatically from the application system. The email will provide them a link within which to upload a confidential reference letter on your behalf.

You will not be able to view the reference letters but will be able to see how many have been submitted on your behalf.

Employment Category
Full Time Year Round

Job Start Date
07/01/2023

Job End Date

Job Type
Faculty

Background Check Package Requirements
Faculty/Administrative
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume / Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Statement of Research Interests/Research Plans
  4. Teaching Philosophy/Principles
  5. DEI Statement
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