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Assistant Professor in Neuroscience
Department of Psychology

Lafayette College

Easton, PA
The Department of Psychology at Lafayette College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning Fall 2015. We seek applicants with expertise in Neuroscience. Area of specialization is open, although we are especially interested in applicants whose research involves animal models. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in a relevant field, a strong record of research scholarship, and experience teaching undergraduates. The successful candidate should be able to teach core courses in both psychology and neuroscience, such as Introduction to Psychological Science, Quantitative Methods, Design & Analysis, Physiological Psychology, Introduction to Neuroscience, and Advanced Neuroscience. All faculty members are expected to involve undergraduates in research and to mentor them in independent scholarship. The Psychology Department is part of the College’s Natural Sciences Division and jointly administers the interdisciplinary Neuroscience Program with the Biology Department. We offer competitive start-up funds and space for research in a well-equipped psychology and neuroscience building. More information is available at http://psychology.lafayette.edu and at http://neuroscience.lafayette.edu. Lafayette College is a highly selective private undergraduate college with academic programs and opportunities characteristic of larger institutions. The College is approximately 70 miles from both New York City and Philadelphia. Lafayette College is committed to creating a diverse community: one that is inclusive and responsive, and is supportive of each and all its students, staff, and faculty. All members of the College community share a responsibility for creating, maintaining, and developing a learning environment in which difference is valued, equity is sought, and inclusiveness is practiced. Lafayette College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. Send a cover letter, vita, statement of teaching philosophy and research interests, and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to Jamila Bookwala, Department Head, Department of Psychology, Lafayette College, Easton, PA 18042. E-mail applications should be submitted to psychapps@lafayette.edu. Review of applications will begin October 1 and continue until the position is filled.

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