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Full-Time Tenure-Track Faculty: Behavioral Neuroscience

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Type: Full-time
Campus: Mount Carmel - Hamden, CT
Categories: Faculty

 

Overview:

The Department of Psychology at Quinnipiac University University is seeking a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Behavioral Neuroscience to begin Fall 2019. Teaching responsibilities will include introductory and advanced courses in behavioral neuroscience as well as some combination of required sequence courses (Introductory Psychology, Statistics, Introductory and Advanced Research Methods, and Senior Capstone).

 

The department is particularly interested in an individual with a research specialization in behavioral, clinical, or molecular neuroscience using traditional or nontraditional animal models or human subjects. 

 

The energetic 14 member department serves upward of 320 psychology and 80 behavioral neuroscience majors and is dedicated to providing students with an outstanding education in the science of psychology and behavioral neuroscience. The department currently has research space that is shared among members of the department; no neuro-imagining facility is available.

About the College:

The breadth of programs offered in the College of Arts and Sciences provides the traditional strengths of a liberal arts education, with a focus on cultivating the intellectual and practical skills that students need for their personal and professional lives. The College of Arts and Sciences offers undergraduate majors in behavioral neuroscience, biochemistry, biology, chemistry, criminal justice, economics, English, game design and development, gerontology, history, independent majors, interdisciplinary studies, law in society, mathematics, philosophy, political science, psychology, sociology, Spanish language and literature, and theater.

 

In addition, the College of Arts and Sciences offers 31 undergraduate minors, a MS in Molecular and Cell Biology and the additional accelerated undergraduate/graduate programs: 3+1 and 4+1 BS/MS programs in Molecular and Cell Biology, 3+3 BA or BS/JD degree, 3+1 BA in Theater/MBA, and 3+2 BA or BS/MSW. Students can also complete a 5-year BA/BS and MA in Teaching in the following secondary education fields: Biology, English, History, Math and Spanish.

About Quinnipiac:

Quinnipiac is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university enrolls 7,000 full-time undergraduate and 3,000 graduate and part-time students in 100 degree programs through its Schools of Business, Communications, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing and College of Arts and Sciences. Quinnipiac consistently ranks among the top regional universities in the North in U.S. News & World Report’s America’s “Best Colleges” issue. Quinnipiac also is recognized in Princeton Review’s “The Best 380 Colleges.” The Chronicle of Higher Education has named Quinnipiac among the “Great Colleges to Work For.” For more information, please visit www.qu.edu.

Responsibilities:

  • Embrace a teacher-scholar model with excellence in teaching and scholarship expected
  • Teaching load is generally 3 courses per semester
    • Teaching responsibilities will include introductory and advanced courses in behavioral neuroscience as well as some combination of required sequence courses (Introductory Psychology, Statistics, Introductory and Advanced Research Methods, and Senior Capstone)
  • Publish impactful research in peer-reviewed journals and present research findings at academic conferences
  • Design and deliver in-class and out-of-class learning experiences that engage and motivate student learning
  • Serve as an academic advisor to students and assist student with career development
  • Serve on Departmental and/or College of Arts & Sciences and/or University committees

Education Requirements:

  • Qualifications include an earned PhD in Behavioral Neuroscience or a related field by August 15, 2019  

Qualifications:

  • Research specialization in behavioral, clinical, or molecular neuroscience using traditional or nontraditional animal models or human subjects
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching effectiveness
  • Evidence of a commitment to service and support of students
  • Established record of or demonstrated potential for impactful research
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Potential to make significant service contributions to the Department, College of Arts & Sciences, University and community
  • Commitment to contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Quinnipiac University is considering only those applicants who have valid authorization to work in the United States. Quinnipiac University does not sponsor employment based visas for this position.

TO APPLY:

Applications must be submitted electronically and include:

  • A curriculum vitae
  • A statement of teaching philosophy
  • Evidence of teaching excellence (e.g., teaching evaluations, observations, portfolios, syllabi, projects)
  • A clear description of an ongoing and future research program
  • Representative research papers
  • Three (3) letters of reference

Review of applications will begin immediately. The deadline for receipt of applications is January 15. Questions regarding the position should be addressed to Anne Eisbach at anne.eisbach@quinnipiac.edu.

Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity and inclusion throughout the University community and welcomes candidates who enhance that diversity.

Quinnipiac University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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