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Assistant Professor of Psychology, Neuroscience
Bryant University

Date Posted Aug. 26, 2019
Title Assistant Professor of Psychology, Neuroscience
University Bryant University
Smithfield, RI, United States
Department PSYC-Applied Psychology Dept
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Psychology - Neuropsychology
    Psychology - General

Position Summary
The Psychology Department at Bryant University seeks to fill a tenure-track position in the area of Neuroscience at the rank of Assistant Professor. This appointment, which begins in August 2020, offers a competitive salary with full benefits.

Bryant University is a highly selective, student-centered, private university located on a 428-acre campus in Smithfield, RI, which is located 15 minutes from Providence and 1 hour from Boston. Bryant is recognized for its focus on innovation and its integration of business with the arts and sciences. Bryant is a member of the NIH-funded Rhode Island IDeA Network for Biomedical Research Excellence (RI-INBRE), which provides research funding, facilities, and collaborative opportunities to participating faculty. Bryant’s close-knit, student-centered community of scholars delivers challenging academic programs with an emphasis on real-world application and a global perspective. Abundant co-curricular opportunities, service learning programs, internships, and practicums allow students to put theory into practice while building character and leadership skills. Bryant is committed to inclusive excellence and actively seeks applicants from underrepresented groups.

Principal Accountabilities
The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching three courses per semester (introductory and upper-division courses), sustaining an active and productive neuroscience research agenda that involves undergraduate students, and contributing to departmental growth and development. This position will involve mentoring and advising psychology students, coordinating co-curricular activities, and assisting with acquisition of internship and shadowing opportunities for students.

Applicants must have doctoral degree in Neuroscience, Psychology, or closely related discipline or be ABD with completion of degree by August 1, 2020. Areas of research interest are open within the field of neuroscience. The successful candidate must be committed to upholding excellence in teaching and developing neuroscience coursework, establishing a scholarly publication record, and serving as an active member of the Bryant University community. Candidates will be expected to develop and sustain a productive research program that involves undergraduates and contributes to the growth and development of the department.

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