Assistant/Associate Professor of Behavioral Neuroscience

Lake Forest, Lake County / Mettawa, Lake County
Jul 23, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Candidates should have broad training in psychology, demonstrated excellence in teaching, and evidence of scholarly productivity commensurate with experience. Ph.D. in psychology or neuroscience required; post-doctoral experience preferred. Applicants should expect to teach three undergraduate courses per semester, including Behavioral Neuroscience (with a lab), a course in the candidate’s area of expertise, and regular contribution to Introductory Psychology Labs and the Research Methods & Statistics course sequence. Candidates will be expected to develop an active research program leading to publication with undergraduates. Applicants should send a CV, teaching and research statements, sample syllabi, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and representative (p)reprints to: Three letters of recommendation should be sent directly by letter writers to the same e-mail address. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but must be received by September 15, 2014, to be assured full consideration. A highly selective liberal arts college located on Chicago’s North Shore, Lake Forest College enrolls approximately 1,600 students from over 47 states and 81 countries. At Lake Forest College, the quality of a faculty member’s teaching is the most important criterion for evaluation. The College also expects peer-reviewed publications and active participation in the College community. Lake Forest College embraces diversity and encourages applications from women and other members of historically underrepresented groups.