Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Psychology (Human Neuroscience)

Worcester, Massachusetts
Sep 06, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of Psychology at the College of the Holy Cross invites applications for a full-time tenure-track appointment to begin in August 2018 in the area of human neuroscience.  The successful candidate will teach intermediate and advanced courses in a specialty area for psychology majors and service courses such as Introduction to Psychology, Statistics, or Research Methods.  The successful candidate will also contribute to the interdisciplinary minor in neuroscience by offering Introduction to Neuroscience, an intermediate course in neuroscience, and/or a capstone seminar in neuroscience in rotation with other faculty (http://holycross.edu/academics/programs/neuroscience).  Faculty members in the Department of Psychology (http://holycross.edu/academics/programs/psychology) are expected to maintain an active program of independent research, to engage students in the research process, and to demonstrate a commitment to and excellence in undergraduate teaching and mentoring in the context of a liberal arts education.

This position carries a 3-2 teaching load with a full-salary one-semester research leave prior to tenure review, and generous sabbatical and fellowship leaves for tenured faculty. Tenure track faculty are eligible for travel support and reimbursement of relocation costs in accordance with the College’s published policies. All full-time appointments offer competitive salaries and include full benefits. A Ph.D. is required before the start of employment.  For more information, please visit http://holycross.edu/human-neuro.

The Department of Biology is also searching for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in neuroscience this year, in the area of neurobiology (non-mammalian).  For more information, please visit http://holycross.edu/neuro-bio.

Please submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests, representative reprints (no more than three), a statement of teaching interests and philosophy, graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and three confidential letters of recommendation, at least one of which speaks explicitly to teaching experience.  In your cover letter, in addition to addressing the position requirements listed above, please describe how your scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and/or service would support the College’s mission as a Jesuit, undergraduate liberal arts college (see http://holycross.edu/mission) and its core commitment to diversity and inclusion.  For more information, please visit http://holycross.edu/diversity.

The College of the Holy Cross uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically.  Please submit all application materials to https://apply.interfolio.com/44493 .

Review of applications will begin on October 16, 2017 and continue until the position has been filled.  Questions about this search may be directed to Prof. Alo Basu, abasu@holycross.edu.

The College of the Holy Cross is a highly selective Catholic liberal arts college in the Jesuit tradition.  With an enrollment of approximately 2,900 students, the College is located in Worcester, Massachusetts, a medium-sized city 45 miles west of Boston. The College is a need-blind, full financial aid institution that seeks faculty members whose scholarship, teaching, advising, and on- and off-campus service demonstrate commitment to the educational benefits of a richly diverse community.

Holy Cross aspires to meet the needs of dual-career couples, in part through its membership in the Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts and the New England Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (http://www.newenglandherc.org). The College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and complies with all Federal and Massachusetts laws concerning equal opportunity and affirmative action in the workplace.

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