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Assistant Professor in Neuroscience

Saint Mary's College

Notre Dame, IN
The Department of Psychology at Saint Mary’s College in Notre Dame, IN, is seeking applicants for a tenure-track neuroscience position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Psychology that will begin in Fall 2014. The specific area of focus in neuroscience is open; we welcome applicants with training in any area of neuroscience, including cognitive, behavioral, affective, social, developmental, or clinical neuroscience. We seek candidates with a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring undergraduates, and the ability to establish and maintain a productive research program that involves our highly motivated undergraduate students. A Ph.D. in Psychology, Neuroscience, or related field is preferred; however, candidates that are A.B.D. will be considered.

This position has been designated as an Eli Lilly New Faculty Scholars Fellowship, which provides $12,000 start up funding and three course reductions over the first three years. New Faculty Scholars are also eligible to apply for and receive internal funding for teaching and research development.

Teaching responsibilities primarily include undergraduate courses on the biological basis of human behavior (e.g., Physiological Psychology, Biopsychology), Introduction to Psychology, and the development of topical undergraduate courses in the candidate’s area of expertise.
Review of credentials will begin on October 15 and continue until the position is filled. Send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests, evidence of effective teaching, and relevant publications to Dr. Catherine Pittman, Chair, Department of Psychology and Communicative Disorders, Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, IN 46556 or cpittman@saintmarys.edu. Have at least three letters of reference sent to the same address or email.

Saint Mary’s College, with an enrollment of 1500, is a four-year Catholic liberal arts college for women sponsored by the Sisters of the Holy Cross. In its 2012 annual survey of America's Best Colleges, U.S. News & World Report ranks Saint Mary's among the Top 100 National Liberal Arts Colleges. Saint Mary’s is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In keeping with the College’s mission, Saint Mary’s is committed to increasing its racial and ethnic diversity at all levels -- students, faculty, and staff – and seeks applications from candidates who share this commitment.

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Ad has been online since September 17, 2013
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