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Visiting Assistant Professor - Health and Neuroscience

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Visiting Assistant Professor - Health and Neuroscience
Posting Number 00114
Tenure Track Non-Tenure Track Position

Position Summary Information


Health and Neuroscience Visiting Position. The Department of Psychology at Carleton College invites applications for a half-time, one-year visiting position, beginning September 1, 2017, at the rank of assistant professor or instructor (Ph.D. preferred). We are looking for candidates with a strong research and teaching background in health psychology and neuroscience. Responsibilities include teaching a mid-level health psychology course with accompanying laboratory in the fall term, supervising a small number of undergraduate theses in the winter term, and teaching an additional mid-level course or an upper-level seminar in neuroscience in the spring term. (For comparison, a full-time one-year teaching load is six courses spread equally across three trimester terms of ten weeks each.) Office space and shared research facilities would be available for the entire academic year. This position is eligible for benefits.

Carleton College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts institution located about 45 minutes south of Minneapolis/St. Paul. We seek candidates committed to teaching a diverse student body. Carleton College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, veteran status, actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, status with regard to public assistance, disability, or age in providing employment or access to its educational facilities and activities.

Application Documents

To apply, please visit the Carleton College Web site at and submit an online application, including a letter of application, CV, statement regarding teaching skills and interests along with evidence of teaching ability, and description of research interests, particularly that which can be carried out during the appointment at Carleton. In addition, please submit contact information for three letters of reference to be uploaded to the website. DEADLINE: Applications will be evaluated starting March 15, continuing until the position is filled.

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 03/06/2017

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Statement of Teaching Experience and Interests
  4. Summary of Research Interests
Optional Documents