Position Announcement: Assistant Professor, Cognitive Neuroscience
The Department of Cognitive Science at Occidental College invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of cognitive neuroscience. A strong commitment to teaching and research at a liberal arts institution is essential. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in cognitive neuroscience or a related field by the start date of August 2014. The successful applicant will help expand our curriculum, teach both introductory and upper-level courses, and involve undergraduate students in cognitive neuroscience research.
Applicants should submit a statement of teaching philosophy, areas of teaching interest, and plans for research; a curriculum vitae; evaluations of undergraduate teaching or other evidence of teaching effectiveness; samples of scholarly work; and three letters of recommendation, with at least one discussing the candidate’s teaching ability or potential. These materials should be submitted in electronic form to the Search Committee Coordinator, Ms. Patricia Micciche, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Inquires about the position can be directed to the Department Chair, Dr. Andrew Shtulman, at email@example.com.
Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2013. Occidental College is an equal opportunity employer. The College is committed to academic excellence in a diverse community and supporting interdisciplinary and multicultural academic programs that provide a gifted and diverse group of students with an educational experience that prepares them for leadership in a pluralistic world. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.