Job TitleTenure-Track Faculty: Asst Professor, Behavioral Neuroscience, Psychology,College of Arts & Sciences
Position TypeFull Time
Job Category Faculty
Salary Range -
Location Fairfield, CT US
Application Deadline -
Contact Name Sina Binkowitz
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About Sacred Heart University:
As the second-largest independent Catholic university in New England, and one of the fastest-growing in the U.S., Sacred Heart University is a national leader in shaping higher education for the 21st century. SHU offers nearly 90 undergraduate, graduate, doctoral and certificate programs on its Fairfield, Conn., campus. Sacred Heart also has satellites in Connecticut and Ireland and offers online programs. More than 9,000 students attend the University’s nine colleges and schools: Arts & Sciences; Communication, Media & the Arts; Social Work; Computer Science & Engineering; Health Professions; the Isabelle Farrington College of Education & Human Development; the Jack Welch College of Business & Technology; the Dr. Susan L. Davis, R.N., & Richard J. Henley College of Nursing; and St. Vincent’s College. Sacred Heart stands out from other Catholic institutions as it was established and led by laity. The contemporary Catholic university is rooted in the rich Catholic intellectual tradition and the liberal arts, and at the same time cultivates students to be forward thinkers who enact change?in their own lives, professions and in their communities. The Princeton Review includes SHU in its Best 387 Colleges-2022 Edition, “Best Northeastern” and Best Business Schools-2022 Edition. Sacred Heart is home to the award-winning, NPR-affiliated radio station, WSHU, a Division I athletics program and an impressive performing arts program that includes choir, band, dance and theatre. http://www.sacredheart.edu
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The Department of Psychology in the College of Arts and Sciences invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Behavioral Neuroscience to begin August 2023.
The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching excellence, an ability to maintain a productive research agenda, actively engage in university service, and demonstrate a strong appreciation for the University’s student-centered mission. Preference will be given to candidates who will involve undergraduates in their research, will seek extramural grant funding, and can teach some of the following courses: Introduction to Psychology, Research Methods, Behavioral Neuroscience, Essentials of Neuroscience, Human Neuroscience, and/or Drugs & Behavior, as well as courses in their area of expertise.
The teaching load is 4/4, however, tenure track faculty are automatically eligible for a 4/3 load.
Ph.D. or ABD in Biological Psychology, Behavioral Neuroscience, or closely related field. Sacred Heart offers many collaborative opportunities in the areas of cognitive, neuroscience, and supports research using both human and small animal research models.
College level teaching experience.
The successful candidate will actively promote a collegial environment and consciously apply our mission and values to create a culture of inclusion and belonging; a safe space where all may thrive and succeed. They will also participate in developmental activities to increase understanding and awareness of issues related to diversity, equity and inclusion and then apply that understanding to guide their approach to all aspects of their job and the community as a whole. They will demonstrate that we are “Stronger Together” as described in the Office for Diversity & Inclusion’s Mission and Vision statements.
Qualified candidates should submit: 1) letter of interest, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) statement of teaching philosophy, 4) statement of research program, 5) copies of graduate transcripts, 6) examples of syllabi from courses taught (if available). Three current letters of recommendation will be required if you are selected for a screening interview. Please provide accurate contact information when prompted. Electronic submission of application materials online only. Review of applications will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled. Priority will be given to those that apply by October 1, 2022.
Sacred Heart University is a space that respects and embraces differences, recognizes the unique contributions that individuals can make, and creates a community that maximizes the potential of all faculty and staff. As an equal opportunity employer, we encourage applications from qualified candidates who reflect the wider world in which we live.
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