Assistant Professor, Behavioral Neuroscience/Psychophysiology
Department of Psychology
College of Liberal Arts
The College of Liberal Arts invites applications for a tenure-track, 10-month Assistant Professor position in the Psychology Department beginning August 2015.
Ph.D. in area related to behavioral neurophysiology/psychophysiology.
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.
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 (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.
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
8000 York Road
Towson, MD 21252-0001
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