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Assistant Professor, Behavioral Neuroscience/Psychophysiology
Department of Psychology
College of Liberal Arts
CLA-N-2803

Position:
The College of Liberal Arts invites applications for a tenure-track, 10-month Assistant Professor position in the Psychology Department beginning August 2015.

Qualifications:
Ph.D. in area related to behavioral neurophysiology/psychophysiology.

Responsibilities:
Teach both undergraduate and graduate level courses such as physiological psychology, sensation and perception, research methods, statistics, and introductory psychology. Faculty are assigned a reduced instructional workload of six (6) course units per academic year for the first year. Beginning the second year the workload will revert back to the standard instructional workload of seven to eight (7-8) course units for subsequent years. Strong commitment to excellence in teaching, be able to direct master’s theses, and show evidence of a productive and continuing research program in an area of behavioral neuroscience/psychophysiology. Area of research interest is open, but a focus on human research (e.g., behavioral, social, cognitive or developmental) desirable.

Department Information:
The Psychology Department has 1,200 undergraduate psychology majors and 300 graduate students in five master’s degree programs, including experimental psychology, clinical psychology, counseling psychology, school psychology and human resource development.

Towson University:
Towson University (www.towson.edu) was founded in 1866, is recognized by U. S. News and World Reports as one of the top public universities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions, is Baltimore’s largest university, and is the largest public, comprehensive institution in the University of Maryland System. TU enrolls almost 18,000 undergraduates and 4,000 graduate students across six academic colleges (business, education, fine arts, health professions, liberal arts, science & mathematics), has over 865 full-time faculty, and offers more than 65 bachelor’s, 45 master’s, and 5 doctoral programs. Our centrally located campus sits on 330 rolling green acres and is 10 miles north of Baltimore, 45 miles north of Washington D.C., and 95 miles south of Philadelphia.

Application Process:
Review of applications begins October 1, 2014 and continues until the position is filled. Send a letter of application, explaining teaching and research interests, curriculum vitae, teaching evaluations, sample publications and three letters of recommendation to:

Behavioral Neuroscience Search Chair
Department of Psychology
Towson University
8000 York Road
Towson, MD 21252-0001

A Criminal Background Investigation is required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment.

Please be sure to visit http://www.towson.edu/odeo/applicantdata.asp to complete a voluntary on-line applicant data form. The information you provide will inform the university’s affirmative action plan and is for statistical-related purposes only. The information will not be used for any other purpose. Please note that the search number for which you have applied is: CLA-N-2803.

Towson University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.


 

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