Teaching Assistant Professor

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Position TypePermanent Faculty Working TitleTeaching Assistant ProfessorPosition NumberAppointment TypeFixed Term FacultySalary RangeFull-time/Part-timeFull-Time PermanentIf part-time, hours per weekFTEVacancy IDFAC0002817Posting Open Date06/17/2019Application DeadlineOpen Until FilledYesProposed Start Date01/01/2020Position 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 January 1, 2020. 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.

Educational 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.

Qualifications 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. Additionally, there is the possibility of teaching a neuroscience laboratory course in the applicant’s area of expertise. 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.

Special Instructions

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. Review of applications will begin September 15, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. 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, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran. More information about the department can be found at http://psychology.unc.edu/.

Quick Linkhttp://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/163508 Department Contact Information

Department Contact Name and TitleChase Debnam, Department ManagerDepartment Contact Telephone or [email protected] Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University’s Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost office at (919)-962-1091 or send an email to [email protected]

Please note: The Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost office will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

If you have any questions about the job requirements or the hiring department notify the Department Contact.

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    Posted: 6/19/2019
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