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Tenure-track Assistant Professor, Cognitive/Experimental Psychology, Eastern Mennonite University

  • 30 Dec 2020 11:07 PM
    Message # 9526603

    POSITION:  Full-time, tenure track, Assistant or Associate Professor of Psychology. 

    QUALIFICATIONS:  Ph.D. in a specialty area within experimental psychology (e.g., cognitive psychology); evidence of scholarship and an empirical research program that can involve undergraduates. Teaching experience preferred.  Interest and skill in teaching for a post-bacc program in biomedicine is a plus.

    RESPONSIBILITIES: Teaching responsibilities (typically four courses per semester) include all levels of undergraduate courses and teaching at the graduate level in the Biomedicine program. Advise and recruit students, conduct research with students, and perform university service.  Applicants must have a strong commitment to high quality teaching and in serving a community of diverse learners. 

    POSITION DETAILS: Candidates must have a strong commitment to high quality teaching and be enthusiastic about mentoring and advising students. Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate the ability to teach one or more of the following courses: Cognitive Psychology, Neuropsychology, Research in Psychology, Biomedical Research Design and Statistics, or Social Psychology.  Other courses will be determined based on candidate expertise and departmental needs. Preference will be given to candidates who maintain a research program that can involve advanced undergraduate students. 

    COMPENSATION: Nine-month contract. Salary determined by education and experience. EMU uses a tenure-with-review contract system.

    APPOINTMENT DATE: Position begins mid-August 2021. EMU reserves the right to fill the position at any time or keep the position open. 

    INQUIRIES: Application review will begin immediately. Applicants will be asked to respond to questions specific to EMU’s mission and provide three letters of reference after the initial inquiry. Send cover letter, curriculum vitae, and transcripts (unofficial acceptable) to:

    Dr. Tara Kishbaugh, Dean of Science, Engineering, Arts, and Nursing 


    Eastern Mennonite University 

    1200 Park Road 

    Harrisonburg, VA 22802 

    (540) 432-4168 

    Eastern Mennonite University (http://www.emu.edu) is an equal opportunity employer, committed to enhancing diversity across the institution. Eastern Mennonite University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, or gender identity. EMU conducts criminal background investigations as part of the hiring process.

    EMU seeks faculty who have demonstrated or show promise of 

    • teaching excellence in a Christian liberal arts environment, 

    • a commitment to ongoing scholarship, and 

    • familiarity with and support for Anabaptist/Mennonite Christian faith practices.

    EMU pursues creativity, innovation, and excellence in all educational programs and invites students to experience Christ and follow His call to witness faithfully, serve compassionately, and walk boldly in the way of nonviolence and peace. 

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