ASSISTANT PROFESSOR (PSYCHOLOGY) IN ANIMAL NEUROSCIENCE: Lawrence University, a 1500-student select liberal arts college in northeast Wisconsin with a conservatory of music, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning September 2018. Teaching responsibilities include basic and intermediate neuroscience courses (e.g., Behavioral Neuroscience; Psychopharmacology); advanced courses in the candidate’s area(s) of expertise; Introductory Psychology; and teaching in Lawrence’s flagship Freshman Studies program. Ph.D. required. Faculty at Lawrence are expected to engage in ongoing programs of scholarly activity. The successful candidate will engage in research in some area of animal neuroscience. The Psychology Department has extensive research facilities, including spacious labs for animal studies, and offers competitive start-up and grant writing support to help develop a sustainable research program.
We encourage applications from individuals who will help us create a more inclusive Lawrence by: 1) further diversifying the faculty; and/or 2) demonstrating experience with successful diversity-related initiatives, creative activity or research; and 3) showing interest in developing inclusive pedagogies to address the needs of a diverse student body. Lawrence University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and individuals of diverse backgrounds. See https://lawrencecareers.silkroad.com/lawrenceuniversity/About_Us.html for more information about Lawrence and its surrounding community, including the New North Regional Guide which lists resources that promote diversity in the community.
Send a letter of application; vita; statement of scholarly work; a copy of selected publications; evidence of teaching effectiveness; a statement on experience related to addressing issues of diversity and inclusion in the academic setting and ways that you could contribute to these efforts at Lawrence; and arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent to email@example.com by October 1, 2017. Questions may be addressed via email to the psychology department chair, Beth Haines, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lawrence University is a residential liberal arts college and conservatory of music, both devoted exclusively to undergraduate education. It is a supportive and welcoming academic community of 1,500 intellectually curious, diverse, multi-interested students from nearly every state and 50 countries—all committed to a rigorous and challenging educational experience.
Led by a faculty of 167 profes...sors* (92 percent of whom have a Ph.D. or other terminal degree), Lawrence is devoted to Engaged Learning as the most effective way to prepare students for lives of personal fulfillment and professional accomplishment. It is a demanding approach to education for students who demand much of themselves. Engaged Learning takes place in the classroom, the residence hall, the community and all our off-campus and international programs. It is what characterizes a Lawrence education and distinguishes Lawrentians.
Using this engaging approach to learning, Lawrence helps students develop the abilities that are highly valued by graduate schools as well as employers. Among these are the ability to solve problems, communicate effectively, work collaboratively and thrive in a rapidly changing world.
Lawrence is located adjacent to downtown Appleton, a vibrant city of 74,000 (situated in a growing metropolitan area of 250,000) in which the community and the college benefit from one another.