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Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

You will be asked to upload electronic versions of the items we require, which are (1) a cover letter of application, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a research statement (4) a teaching statement, (5) teaching evaluations if available, (6) and no more than two reprints. As part of the teaching statement, we invite you to describe your experiences engaging a diverse student body. You will also be asked to provide the email addresses of three referees from whom we may obtain confidential letters of recommendation (please double-check the accuracy of the email addresses of the referees you name to insure that you have the most up-to-date email addresses for each one). After you have submitted all of the required documents, you will see a confirmation number. At that point, each of the three referees whose email address you have provided will receive an automatically-generated email requesting that he or she submit a letter of reference for you.

Position Information

Position Information

Job Posting Number F00145
Position Title Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology
Department Psychology Department-1019
Job Category Faculty Posting
Position Type Full-Time
Position Details

The Department of Psychology at Wesleyan University invites applications for a one-year visiting faculty position at the assistant professor level in cognition/cognitive neuroscience. Responsibilities include teaching survey courses in area of expertise and statistics, and contributing to academic advising of majors. The visitor course load is five courses (3/2) per academic year. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in hand by July 1, 2017. The Department currently has 18 full-time faculty members in the areas of neuroscience, psychopathology, cognitive, developmental, cultural, and social psychology. Wesleyan faculty have a strong commitment to both scholarship and undergraduate teaching. The appointment will begin September 1, 2017.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates should have a Ph.D. in hand by July 1, 2017.

Management Competencies
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Special Instructions To Applicants

You will be asked to upload electronic versions of the items we require, which are (1) a cover letter of application, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a research statement (4) a teaching statement, (5) teaching evaluations if available, (6) and no more than two reprints. As part of the teaching statement, we invite you to describe your experiences engaging a diverse student body.

You will also be asked to provide the email addresses of three referees from whom we may obtain confidential letters of recommendation (please double-check the accuracy of the email addresses of the referees you name to insure that you have the most up-to-date email addresses for each one).

After you have submitted all of the required documents, you will see a confirmation number. At that point, each of the three referees whose email address you have provided will receive an automatically-generated email requesting that he or she submit a letter of reference for you.

Additional Information

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Please contact Cathy Race (crace@wesleyan.edu) if you have questions about the application process.

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Supplemental Questions

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Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Research Statement
  4. Teaching Statement
  5. Reprints
Optional Documents
  1. Evidence of Teaching Excellence