Assistant Professor of Psychology/Cognitive Neuroscientist
Rhodes College - Memphis, TN

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The Psychology Department at Rhodes College invites applications for a tenure-track position. The successful candidate must possess a firm commitment to teaching and scholarship at a liberal arts college. Teaching responsibilities will include Cognitive Neuroscience and a neuroscience laboratory course, in addition to some combination of the following: Neuroscience, Introductory Psychology, Perception, Advanced Research Methods in Psychology, senior seminar, and content courses in area of expertise. Candidates must have earned a Ph.D. by the start date in August 2014 and previous teaching experience is desirable. The successful candidate will be expected to teach 5 courses per academic year, establish an active program of research involving undergraduates, and actively participate in the interdisciplinary Neuroscience major. Startup funds and lab space will be available. Extensive opportunities for collaborative research are available through our partnerships with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, University of Memphis, and University of Tennessee Medical School. The Biology Department at Rhodes College is also currently conducting a tenure-track search in Molecular Neuroscience.

Founded in 1848, Rhodes College is a highly selective, private, residential, undergraduate college, located in Memphis, Tennessee. We aspire to graduate students with a lifelong passion for learning, a compassion for others, and the ability to translate academic study and personal concern into effective leadership and action in their communities and the world. We encourage applications from candidates interested in helping us achieve this vision.

Rhodes College values an inclusive and welcoming environment. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workforce.

Memphis has a metropolitan population of over one million and is the nation’s 19th largest city. The city provides multiple opportunities for research and for cultural and recreational activities. Read more about Memphis .

Please apply online at jobs.rhodes.edu . Completed applications will include a letter of application that addresses the candidate’s interests in teaching and scholarship at a liberal arts college, a curriculum vitae, a teaching statement, a research statement that includes how undergraduates can be involved in your research, samples of published work, previous course materials and evidence of teaching effectiveness if applicable, and three letters of reference. The review of completed applications will begin October 1 st and continue until the position is filled. For further information please contact Dr. Kim Gerecke, gerecke@rhodes.edu .

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