Lecturer in Psychological Science

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Indian, ME
Closing date
Mar 24, 2023

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Lecturer in Psychological Science: Applications are being accepted until position is filled. Prior applicants welcome!

The Department of Cognitive Science in the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute invites applicants for a non-tenure track position in the Psychological Science program starting in Fall 2023.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. or foreign equivalent in psychology or a closely related field at the time of appointment. Applicants should have a strong desire and commitment to teaching and student support primarily at the undergraduate level. Experience in undergraduate-level teaching is strongly preferred. We seek a scholar who will collaborate with departmental colleagues to expand course offerings and research in areas including introductory courses, research methods and statistics, behavioral neuroscience, cognitive neuroscience, sensation and perception, social psychology, personality, developmental psychology, and learning. The Cognitive Science Department offers B.S. undergraduate programs in Psychological Science, Cognitive Science, and Philosophy, and M.S. and Ph.D. graduate programs in Cognitive Science.

Founded in 1824, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is the nation's oldest technological university. With approximately 5,000 undergraduate and 2,500 graduate students from across the country and around the world, the university offers more than 145 programs at the bachelor's, master's, and doctoral levels. Rensselaer is located in Troy, NY, the heart of the "Tech Valley" region of the Hudson River Valley. The university's Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC) offers scholars and students opportunities for creative interdisciplinary research in the arts, performance technologies, science, and engineering.

To apply, please complete a brief online profile with contact information for three (3) references at https://careers.rpi.edu/en-us/job/493803. Please be ready to upload (1) a letter of interest; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) a teaching portfolio that includes a teaching statement, a sample syllabus, and evidence of successful teaching at the collegiate level; (4) a diversity statement; (5) selected research publications.

We welcome candidates who will bring diverse cultural, ethnic, national and international perspectives to Rensselaer's work and campus communities. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity, Race/Gender/Veterans/Disability Employer.

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