The Psychology Department at Tufts University in Medford, MA is seeking a part-time lecturer to teach an undergraduate course in Perception (PSY 27) in the Spring 2019 semester. This course is an introduction to the processes that transform physical energies (e.g., light, sound, heat) into psychological experiences (e.g., seeing objects, hearing noises, feeling warmth). Through lectures and classroom discussion, the course will survey the fundamental principles and theories of perception. Major emphasis is usually on visual perception, but topics such as hearing, speech perception, active touch, pain perception, and the chemical senses are typically covered. The class is scheduled to meet Wednesday evenings, 6:30-9:00 p.m., with additional instructor responsibilities including weekly office hours, communication with students over email, and determination and submission of final grades.
Candidates with a Ph.D. in psychology are preferred, although ABD graduate students may be considered. College-level teaching experience required.
All materials should be submitted through Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/ 56803. Applicants should submit a CV, including details concerning past teaching experience, and two confidential letters of recommendation directly submitted to Interfolio by the recommenders.
If available, past/sample syllabi and previous teaching evaluations will also be considered. Inquiries should be emailed to Department Manager Jessica Storozuk (Jessica.Storozuk@tufts.edu). Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
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