The Psychology Department at Elon University is seeking applicants for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level with a focus on Neuroscience. The position will begin mid-August 2023.

Applicants should have completed or expect to complete a Ph.D. in Biological Psychology, Neuroscience, or a related discipline by August 2023. Candidates must show evidence of high-quality teaching at the undergraduate level. The ability to maintain a sustained research agenda that actively incorporates undergraduate mentees into one’s program of research is essential. Elon employs a Teacher-Scholar-Mentor model of faculty engagement, with faculty typically teaching six courses per year. Elon is committed to supporting faculty as teacher-scholar-mentors through the provision of excellent teaching spaces, research facilities and support, and professional development resources.

Teaching will include foundational courses within the major that are suited to the candidate’s expertise (e.g., Behavioral Neuroscience, Research Methods, etc.), with the possibility to develop advanced special topics courses and courses in the Elon Core Curriculum. Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of people, and who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity are encouraged to identify their experiences in their cover letter. Elon is a dynamic private, co-educational, comprehensive institution that is a national model for actively engaging faculty and students in teaching and learning in a liberal arts based residential campus. To learn more about Elon, please visit the University web site at http://www.elon.edu.

To apply, send the following materials to the search committee at PSYAsstProf2022@elon.edu with your name included in the subject line of the email. Complete applications must be submitted by Thursday, September 29th, 2022, to be assured full consideration.

  • A cover letter
  • A Curriculum Vitae
  • A statement of your teaching philosophy
  • A research statement that describes your current research interests
  • A diversity statement that describes actions you have taken to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in different areas of your work (e.g., teaching, mentoring, research, service).
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Transcript(s)

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