Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Cognitive Psychology, Butler University

  • 04 Dec 2020 2:02 PM
    Message # 9405083

    The Department of Psychology at Butler University invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor beginning August, 2021. We seek a colleague who is committed to and has a track record of exemplary teaching and high-quality research with undergraduate collaborators. Specifically, we are seeking a psychologist from an applied cognitive sub-discipline, such as animal cognition or forensic psychology. The successful applicant will be broadly trained in psychology, be ready to teach in a multidisciplinary core curriculum, and be committed to fostering diversity, equity and inclusion through their teaching and research.

    The ideal candidate will have demonstrated excellence in teaching undergraduate Research Methods and Statistics, Cognitive Psychology, and the ability to contribute to building inclusive learning environments for an increasingly diverse student population.  Experience teaching Learning and the ability to contribute to Butler’s Neuroscience Minor will further distinguish candidates.  Depending on the candidate’s research program, the Indianapolis Zoo may allow access to their animal collection. Standard teaching load is nine (9) credit hours per semester plus an active program of research involving undergraduate collaborators. Position requires a Ph.D. in psychology at time of appointment. 

    To apply, please submit a cover letter, CV, statements of teaching and research interests, a statement explaining your contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including comment on mentoring underrepresented populations, evidence of teaching effectiveness, copies of transcripts, and three (3) letters of reference to R. Brian Giesler, PhD., Chair of Psychology, at psychfacultysearch@butler.edu.  Complete applications must be received by January 8, 2021 to be assured consideration.  Hiring decisions will be made subject to final budgetary approval.

    Butler University is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive and equitable environment for all employees. We welcome applications from all individuals, regardless of age, gender, gender identity, sex, race, religion, color, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, individuals with a disability, or any other legally protected category. 

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