The Psychology Department at Marquette University is seeking candidates for a tenure-track assistant professor position, with a specialization in neuroscience with focus in human models preferably addressing cognitive, computational, or emotion neuroscience with relevance to human disease, disorders, social, cultural or developmental issues, beginning August, 2019.
Consisting of 19 full-time faculty members, the department offers a B.A. in psychology, and has both an APA-accredited doctoral clinical psychology program and a graduate program in applied behavioral analysis (see http://www.marquette.edu/psyc/). The university and department support junior faculty by providing reduced initial teaching load (2:2) and service responsibilities, laboratory space, competitive start-up funds, research participation pool access, department computer lab, and an internal mentoring program. The university provides internal funding opportunities, a mentoring program, and a research-intensive semester release from teaching to which junior faculty can apply.
Marquette University is a Jesuit, Catholic university with approximately 8,400 undergraduate and 3,300 graduate and professional students across a wide range of programs. We seek candidates who understand and respect the University's Jesuit Mission Statement (http://www.marquette.edu/about/mission.shtml). Marquette University is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to diversity and equity for all individuals including age, culture, faith, ethnicity, race, gender, sexual orientation, language, disability, and social class (http://www.marquette.edu/tools/non-discrimination.php). The university is located in urban Milwaukee, a large and ethnically diverse city. The university and department support community engagement in teaching, research, and service.
Duties and Responsibilities:
In addition to undergraduate and graduate teaching, the candidate will be expected to develop an independent research program and provide research mentorship to both undergraduate and graduate students.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Earned doctorate or a terminal degree. Demonstrated potential for teaching excellence and high quality research.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
We are particularly interested in candidates whose research focuses on neuroscience with focus in human models preferably addressing cognitive, computational, or emotion neuroscience with relevance to human disease, disorders, social, cultural or developmental issues.
The ideal candidate would contribute to the department's strengths in one or more of three main research areas (child/family, neuroscience, and social/cultural processes). In particular, we are interested in finding candidates with experience working with, teaching, or mentoring diverse groups or diverse students and who have the interest, ability and commitment to contribute to fostering diversity of the campus, the curriculum, and the discipline through the training of undergraduate and graduate students on diversity-related topics via their research, teaching, or service.
Special Instructions to Applicants :
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications should be submitted by November 1, 2018 for full consideration.
The department actively encourages applications from individuals from underrepresented groups. Applications must be submitted online. Applications must include a cover letter, CV, research and teaching statements, and unofficial graduate transcripts. Reprints may be attached to the application or may be sent directly to Dr. Stephen Saunders, Chairperson, Psychology Department, Marquette University, PO Box 1881, Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881.
Three reference letters may be mailed to search committee or chairperson at Psychology Department, Marquette University, P.O. Box 1881, Milwaukee WI, 53201-1881
Internal Number: 10210
About Marquette University
Marquette University is a Catholic, Jesuit university located near the heart of downtown Milwaukee, WI, that offers a comprehensive range of majors in 11 nationally and internationally recognized colleges and schools. A Marquette education offers students a virtually unlimited number of paths and destinations and prepares them for the world by asking them to think critically about it.