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Cognitive Visiting Assistant Professor
Psychology Department

Dickinson College

Carlisle, PA
The Department of Psychology at Dickinson College invites applications for a one-year, sabbatical replacement as a Visiting Assistant Professor in COGNITIVE psychology beginning fall, 2013.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. (or be ABD) in cognitive psychology. We expect a strong commitment to teaching in a liberal arts environment and the ability to involve undergraduates in research. Teaching load is five courses: four sections of an introductory cognitive psychology class and an advanced cognitive seminar. Our largest sections have a capacity of 35 students. The ability to create inclusive learning environments for an increasingly diverse student body will be an important characteristic of the successful candidate.

Dickinson College is a highly selective four-year, independent liberal arts college with 2300 students. It is located 20 minutes west of Harrisburg, PA, and a two-hour drive from Baltimore, Washington, and Philadelphia. The Psychology Department’s research-rich curriculum aims to increase students' abilities to understand and produce psychological research and to recognize and critically evaluate claims about behavior (http://www.dickinson.edu/academics/programs/psychology/).

Interested candidates should apply for this position electronically via http://www.jobs.dickinson.edu. A cover letter, curriculum vita, course evaluations, an unofficial graduate transcript, and three letters of recommendation should be submitted. Review of applications will begin January 15, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled. Please direct any questions regarding the position to: psych@dickinson.edu.

The College is committed to building a representative and diverse faculty, administrative staff, and student body. We encourage applications from all qualified persons.

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Ad has been online since November 30, 2012
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