$80K — $100K *
Position SummaryThe University of North Texas at Dallas invites applications for a full-time faculty position in the areas of Neuroscience or Cognitive Psychology beginning Fall 2021. This tenure-track position is being offered at the Assistant Professor level. The successful candidate will be expected to achieve excellence in teaching and to participate in continued development of the UNT-Dallas Psychology Department, which offers a B.A. degree in Psychology. This new faculty member will also provide leadership in developing curricula and the creation and growth of a B.S in Neuroscience.
We are particularly interested in student-centric, innovative, and energetic candidates who can help lead the development of UNT-D’s Psychology Neuroscience B.S. through program development, student recruitment, community outreach, and student research lab opportunities. We seek an experienced leader and Psychology specialist who can contribute to the Psychology program by teaching courses specific to neuroscience, cognition, learning and memory, health psychology, research methods, statistics, biological psychology, and/or health-related biopsychology courses. This new faculty member is expected to develop an active research program with undergraduates, develop online courses, build collaborative relationships with area agencies, clinics, hospitals, and private sector entities, and will also be responsible for advising student organizations and developing courses and programs.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Expectations for tenure-track faculty at UNT-D include excellent teaching, research, and service, resulting in contributions equivalent to a four-course load each semester. This workload expectation can be fulfilled through a combination of teaching, high-quality research and scholarship, service, and program development. Faculty are also expected to participate in such service activities as curriculum development, student recruiting and advising, program assessment, and committee leadership.
Minimum QualificationsREQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Ph.D. in Neuroscience Psychology or other closely related field by start date
• Experience in teaching Psychology courses specific to neuroscience, cognition, learning and memory, health psychology, research methods, statistics, biological psychology, and/or health-related biopsychology
• Experience in developing collaborative partnerships in psychology sectors
• Experience or demonstrated potential in building, maintaining, and supervising a Neuroscience B.S.
• Evidence or demonstrated potential for excellence in scholarship and community service
• Demonstrated effective written, verbal, and team-building communication skills
Preferred QualificationsPREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Ph.D. in Neuroscience Psychology
• Experience in mentoring undergraduate students in research
• Experience in curriculum development and developing interdisciplinary degree programs
• Experience in building and supervising student organizations
• Experience in developing and implementing service learning and experiential learning in curricular and co-curricular settings
• Experience in promoting and marketing academic programs in the psychology sector
• Academic experience working with a culturally diverse population.
Valid through: 6/8/2021