Teaching Assistant Professor
Position Type: Permanent Faculty
Department: Psychology and Neuroscience - 319100
Appointment Type: Fixed Term Faculty
Vacancy ID: FAC0002283
Position Summary: The Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill invites applications for a full-time (9 mos.) fixed-term Teaching Assistant Professor with a three-year contract which is renewable. Preferred start date is July 1, 2018. Teaching faculty in the department typically teach three courses per semester for a total of six courses each academic year. Additionally, this position offers excellent career advancement opportunities including promotion to Teaching Associate Professor and Teaching Professor.
Education Requirements: Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Psychology or Neuroscience and at least 1 year experience teaching in an academic environment as the instructor of record.
Qualification and Experience: We are seeking an instructor with a specialty in neuroscience and demonstrated excellence in undergraduate education. We are particularly interested in individuals with expertise in the cellular and molecular processes of the brain related to normal and abnormal behavior. This position would build upon the existing strengths in teaching and research of our faculty and highlight the technologically-sophisticated nature of the field of neuroscience.
Equal Opportunity Employer: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
Department Contact Name and Title: Latasha Mingo, Department Manager
Department Contact Telephone Number or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Special Instructions for Applicants: Please submit curriculum vitae/resume, cover letter, teaching, and philosophy/evaluations. Please also submit email addresses for three individuals who will provide letters of reference to this electronic submission website. Reference letter writers will receive an email with instructions for submitting letters of recommendation to the recruitment system. The minimum number of references required are 3 with a maximum of 3 reference letters.