UNC - Teaching Assistant Professor

Job Type: 
Tenure Track Faculty
Institution: 
UNC Chapel Hill

Full details at: https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/163508

 

Posting Information

Position Information
Position Type Permanent Faculty
Working Title Teaching Assistant Professor
Position Number  
Appointment Type Fixed Term Faculty
Salary Range  
Full-time/Part-time Full-Time Permanent
If part-time, hours per week  
FTE  
Vacancy ID FAC0002817
Posting Open Date 06/17/2019
Application Deadline  
Open Until Filled Yes
Proposed Start Date 01/01/2020
Position Summary

The Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill invites applications for a full-time (9 mos.) fixed-term Teaching Assistant Professor with a three-year contract which is renewable. Preferred start date is January 1, 2020. Teaching faculty in the department typically teach three courses per semester for a total of six courses each academic year. Additionally, this position offers excellent career advancement opportunities including promotion to Teaching Associate Professor and Teaching Professor.

Educational Requirements

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Psychology or Neuroscience and at least 1 year experience teaching in an academic environment as the instructor of record.

Qualifications and Experience

We are seeking an instructor with a specialty in neuroscience and demonstrated excellence in undergraduate education. We are particularly interested in individuals with expertise in the cellular and molecular processes of the brain related to normal and abnormal behavior. Additionally, there is the possibility of teaching a neuroscience laboratory course in the applicant’s area of expertise. This position would build upon the existing strengths in teaching and research of our faculty and highlight the technologically-sophisticated nature of the field of neuroscience.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Special Instructions

Please also submit email addresses for three individuals who will provide letters of reference to this electronic submission website. Reference letter writers will receive an email with instructions for submitting letters of recommendation to the recruitment system. The minimum number of references required are 3 with a maximum of 3 reference letters. Review of applications will begin September 15, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran. More information about the department can be found at http://psychology.unc.edu/.

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Department Contact Information
Department Contact Name and Title Chase Debnam, Department Manager
Department Contact Telephone or Email chase@unc.edu
Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University’s Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost office at (919)-962-1091 or send an email to facultyrecruitment@unc.edu.

Please note: The Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost office will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

If you have any questions about the job requirements or the hiring department notify the Department Contact.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Teaching Philosophy/evaluations
Optional Documents

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is your highest degree?
    • PhD
    • MD
    • PharmD
    • DDS
    • DVM
    • JD
    • MLS/MIS
    • Masters
    • Other