Teaching Assistant Professor

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Position Type:

Permanent Faculty

Working Title:

Teaching Assistant Professor

Appointment Type:

Fixed Term Faculty


Full Time

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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 to teach classes in statistics and research methods with a one-year contract that is renewable. Preferred start date is January 2021. Lecturers 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 Professor.

Educational Requirements:

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Psychology or related field and experience teaching in an academic environment.

Qualifications and Experience:

We are seeking an instructor with demonstrated excellence in undergraduate instruction. We are seeking individuals who are qualified to teach statistics and research methods in psychology and neuroscience but versatile enough to teach other topics.

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 submit Curriculum Vitae/Resume, cover letter, and teaching philosophy/evaluations by November 16th. In your teaching philosophy, please comment on how you have or would approach diversity issues in your classes. 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.
Additionally, please submit a link to a 10-minute teaching video should be sent to [email protected] with subject line: Teaching Assistant Professor




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Posted: 11/18/2020
Application Due: 11/30/2020
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