Visiting Position in Behavioral Neuroscience

WILLIAMS COLLEGE DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY invites applications for a one-year visiting position in Behavioral Neuroscience, beginning July 1, 2017. Teaching responsibilities will likely be the neuroscience section of a team-taught Introductory Psychology course, a co-taught Introduction to Neuroscience course, and an upper-level research seminar with laboratory in the candidate’s area of interest. Applications are welcome in all areas of specialization within behavioral neuroscience. We provide mentoring in teaching and research for visiting faculty, as well as excellent research facilities. We are particularly interested in attracting and welcoming candidates from under-represented groups, and hiring candidates who can work effectively with students from diverse backgrounds.

Candidates should have a Ph.D. at the time of appointment. In the letter of application, we encourage you to speak to your ability to work effectively with a student population that is broadly diverse with regard to gender, race, ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion. All offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background check. Further information is available here: http://dean-faculty.williams.edu/prospective-faculty/background-check-policy/.

Please submit online your cover letter, vita, two letters of reference, reprints, research statement, and evaluations of teaching experience, if available, at https://apply.interfolio.com/36872. Applications will be reviewed as they are received with a deadline of December 1, 2016. Fax, email or mail applications cannot be accepted. Contact the department at cjr1@williams.edu with questions.

Williams College is a coeducational liberal arts institution located in the Berkshire Hills of western Massachusetts. The college has built its reputation on outstanding teaching and scholarship and on the academic excellence of its approximately 2,000 students. Please visit the Williams College website (http://www.williams.edu). Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Williams College is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn, and thrive.

Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Williams College is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn and thrive.