This is a tenure track position that will begin August 2019 and will involve teaching 21 credit hours per academic year in undergraduate courses including: Introductory Psychology, Biopsychology, Research Methods and Statistics, courses in the candidates area of expertise, and extra-departmental general education courses. The ability to contribute to the Neuroscience Program and to teach Psychology of Learning, Sensation and Perception, Animal Behavior, and/or Evolutionary Psychology would be a plus. The position will also involve establishing a productive research program, advising Psychology and/or Neuroscience majors, departmental and university service, and supervision of relevant undergraduate research.
Earned doctorate in Biological Psychology, Neuroscience, or a closely related field from an accredited college/university is required. ABD will be considered. The successful candidate must show promise of excellence in teaching and the ability to conduct research in the context of a liberal arts college. Rank will be determined based on the credentials of the final candidate.
Mercer University is one of Americas oldest and most distinctive institutions of higher learning, offering rigorous programs to more than 8,500 students enrolled in 12 schools and colleges. The academic cornerstone of the university, the College of Liberal Arts, is a highly selective, residential institution enrolling over 1900 students. Recently awarded a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the College of Liberal Arts at Mercer University is in historic Macon, Georgia, which is about an hour south of Atlanta. For additional information about Mercer and the Department of Psychology, please email Dr. Tanya Sharon at Sharon_t@mercer.edu or consult the following websites: http://www.mercer.edu or http://cla.mercer.edu/psychology/
Selection of the final candidate is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.
Commensurate with experience
1) CV, 2) Cover Letter, 3) References, 4) Statement of Teaching Philosophy, and 5) Statement of Research Interests
Special Instructions to Applicants
Candidates should access http://jobs.mercer.edu to complete a brief online application and attach a letter of interest, current C.V., statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, and arrange for three letters of recommendation from professional references familiar with the candidates teaching and research to be sent to Tanya Sharon at Sharon_t@mercer.edu
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, applications should be received no later than October 19, 2018.