CLA-N-3103, Assistant Professor, Experimental Psychology
Assistant Professor, Experimental Psychology
Department of Psychology
College of Liberal Arts
College of Liberal Arts invites applications for a tenure-track, 10-month Assistant Professor position in the Department of Psychology beginning August 2018.
Doctorate in Experimental Psychology or related field such as Cognitive Psychology. ABD applicants considered, but appointment will be at the Instructor rank and all degree requirements must be completed by February 1, 2019.
Faculty assigned an instructional workload of six (6) course units per academic year for the first year. Beginning the second year the workload reverts back to the standard instructional workload of seven to eight (7-8) course units per academic year. Teach courses in research design and analysis, including undergraduate statistics and research methods and occasionally courses in one’s area of expertise. May also include graduate courses, primarily in Master’s program in Experimental Psychology. Possess and demonstrate commitment to teaching, research and service. Demonstrate research competency as well as evidence of continued growth of one’s research agenda, leading to publications in peer-reviewed journals. Area of research is open, but research in the areas of Perception, Attention, Executive Functioning, or Decision Making is desirable. Mentoring of student research, undergraduate advising, and participation on department and university committees are also expected.
The Psychology Department (www.towson.edu/psychology) 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 19,000 undergraduates and over 3,000 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 application begins October 1, 2017 and continues until the position is filled. Send a cover letter (no more than one page), statements of teaching and research interests, curriculum vitae, teaching evaluations, links to sample publications, and three letters of recommendation to:
Kerri Goodwin, PhD
Cognitive Science Search Co-Chair
Department of Psychology
8000 York Road
Towson, MD 21252-0001
A Criminal Background Investigation is required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment.
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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.