The Department of Psychological Sciences at the University of Connecticut (UConn) seeks to fill a full-time faculty position at the Avery Point campus in Groton, Connecticut. This position is for a non-tenure track "In-Residence" faculty, which may lead to long-term multi-year contracts.
The Department of Psychological Sciences, consistent with the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences and the entire UConn community, has an overriding commitment to diversity as a core value and basic tenet. The regional campus at Avery Point offers all the benefits of a prestigious public research university in a small, liberal arts college setting. In addition to excellent faculty who offer a broad undergraduate liberal arts curriculum, Avery Point provides specialized programs that take advantage of our waterfront location. On campus partners such as the Connecticut Institute for Resilience and Climate Adaptation, Connecticut Sea Grant and the Mystic Aquarium make available opportunities for collaboration both in and out of the classroom.
The successful candidate will teach seven undergraduate courses per academic year. One class may be replaced through administrative responsibilities. Of particular interest are candidates with a background in cognition, perception, physiology, neurobiology, language, environmental, or other natural science areas.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Psychology or related field conferred by August 23, 2020, a commitment to excellence in teaching, and experience mentoring undergraduate students.
Preferred qualifications include the ability to contribute to the diversity and excellence of the learning experience, background in research methods, teaching expertise that complements that of current faculty, evidence of an interest in continuing previous research activity, and an interest in marine and maritime-oriented undergraduate curricula.
This a full-time, 9-month, non-tenure track position at the Avery Point Campus that may lead to long-term multi-year contracts. This position has an anticipated start date of August 23, 2020. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Please use this link https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/15435to be redirected to Academic Jobs Online to complete your application. Please submit the following materials: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement (including teaching philosophy, teaching experience, commitment to effective learning, concepts for new course development, etc.); and a commitment to diversity statement (including broadening participation, integrating multicultural experiences in instruction and research and pedagogical techniques to meet the needs of diverse learning styles, etc.). In addition, please follow the instructions in Academic Job Online to direct at least three reference writers to submit letters of reference on your behalf. Please note at least two of the letters must address the applicant's teaching.
Review of applications will begin December 15th and continue until the position is filled.
The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University's teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn's ranking as one of the nation's top research universities. UConn's faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.
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