Visiting Assistant Professor of Social or Cognitive Developmental Neuroscience

Date Posted: 12/19/2014
Type/Department:Faculty in Cognitive Science
Search Status:Position Filled
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Hampshire College, an independent, innovative liberal arts institution and member of the Five College consortium with Amherst, Smith, and Mount Holyoke Colleges and the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, invites applications for a 3-year visiting assistant professor of social developmental or cognitive developmental neuroscience in the School of Cognitive Science.

The successful candidate will have a demonstrated ability to engage undergraduates with developmental psychology and neuroscience through innovative teaching and research. Responsibilities include designing and teaching two courses per semester, at both the introductory and advanced undergraduate level, pursuing an active research program, and advising and mentoring students engaged in advanced independent research projects. In particular we are seeking individuals who can teach basic developmental psychology courses as well as cognitive or social neuroscience courses. We are searching for applicants who are able to combine engaged teaching with active inquiry within the context of an experimental, rigorous liberal arts education. The School of Cognitive Science is equipped with laboratory space to conduct behavioral and electrophysiological research. A Ph.D. in psychology, neuroscience, or a closely related field, with a focus in social or cognitive developmental neuroscience is required by time of appointment, July 1, 2015.

Hampshire College is committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community and strongly encourages applications from women and minority candidates.

We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefit program. Please submit your letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching statement with descriptions of potential courses, research statement, and three letters from professional referees via our website at Review of applications will begin January 21, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled.

Hampshire College is an equal opportunity institution, committed to diversity and inclusion in education and employment.