The Department of Psychology invites applications for a full time 9-month teaching position for academic year 2011-12. This is a non-tenure track, fixed-term, renewable appointment. The initial contract will be for one year, beginning September 16, 2011 and ending June 15, 2012. With a successful review, the contract may be renewed. Reappointment decisions are based on budgetary constraints, departmental need, and quality of teaching.
The appointee will have teaching responsibilities in a department that has both an undergraduate major and minor in psychology as well as a masters and doctoral program. Teaching will include six courses per year covering the portion of the curriculum that focuses on cognition, neuroscience, and biological psychology. This includes the following courses: Mind and Brain (a large intro class open to non-majors); Psychoactive Drugs, Biological Psychology, and Thinking (upper level courses that are also open to non-majors); Cognition, Learning and Memory, Perception, Hormones and Behavior, and Evolutionary Psychology (upper level courses restricted to psychology majors and minors).
A PhD is required. The successful candidate will have a commitment to excellence in teaching demonstrated by a record of successful experience teaching courses similar to the ones listed above. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae and cover letter outlining their qualifications online
to: Instructor Search http://academicjobsonline.org/ajo. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by August 29, 2011. The position will remain open until filled.
The University of Oregon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. We seek candidates who share our commitment to diversity and can work effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.