The psychology department at Salem State University is seeking to fill a full-time, tenure-track position in biological/physiological psychology. Duties include teaching undergraduate and, optionally, graduate courses in biological or physiological psychology, as well as guiding student research or internships. Teaching responsibilities may also involve other courses such as general and developmental psychology, and research methods and statistics. Research interests may include, but are not limited to, psychopharmacology, and physiological mechanisms underlying cellular communication, learning, internal regulation, psychopathology, addiction, trauma, sleep, emotion, health, and sexuality.
Salem State is a teaching university, committed to our students' learning and growth, many of whom are the first in their family to go to college. Collegiality, student success, civic engagement, collaboration, initiative, continuous improvement and accountability are highly valued in our organizational culture and we seek a colleague who shares those values and wants to be part of our community.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Candidates are required to perform duties in accordance with theMSCA contract. Duties include teaching, advising, scholarship and contributions to improve the department and university. The standard teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester (typically 4 undergraduate sections). The position is subject to available funding.
An earned doctorate from an APA accredited institution in a field that falls under the broad umbrella of biological psychology (e.g. cognitive neuroscience, physiological psychology, psychopharmacology). ABD candidates will be considered if doctorate is completed by June 30, 2019. Experience in and demonstrated commitment to teaching, research, advising, and mentoring of students with diverse backgrounds and learning styles
Preferred candidates will have: teaching experience and training in relevant coursework including introductory and advanced undergraduate biological and physiological psychology courses, and other psychology courses such as general and developmental psychology, and statistics and research methods; experience in and commitment to involving undergraduate students in research or internships in biological psychology; and experience using instructional technologies, teaching face-to-face and hybrid (partially online) classes and academic advising.
Salem State University complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants and employee with disabilities.
Special Instructions to Applicants: Please apply online and attach curriculum vitae, cover letter and transcripts.
Employment is contingent upon a completed background and CORI check satisfactory to the university. Internal candidates are not subject to a background check.
EEO Statement: Salem State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Persons of color, women, and persons with disabilities are strongly urged to apply.
Salem State University, located just 15 miles north of Boston, is one of the largest state universities in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and an important partner in the economic, cultural and intellectual vitality of the greater north-of-Boston region. Situated in the historic seacoast town of Salem, Massachusetts, Salem State provides a diverse community of learners a high quality, student-centered education; one that prepares them to contribute responsibly and creatively to a global society.
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