Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology (neuroscience emphasis)

Job Type: 
Part-Time or Visiting Faculty
Hamilton College
The Psychology Department invites applications for a one-year, full-time Visiting Assistant Professor position (PhD or ABD required), beginning July 1, 2020. The ideal candidate will have teaching experience at the college level. Area of research is open, but applicants with a background in neuroscience are particularly encouraged to apply. The teaching load will be the equivalent of five courses per year, including some combination of service courses (Introductory Psychology, Statistics, or Research Design), courses in the candidate’s specialty area, and supervision of senior research projects.
The Psychology Department, consisting of nine faculty members, has a strong tradition of
excellence in teaching and research and is housed in a state-of-the-art unified science center. Please visit our websites at and for additional information about the Psychology Department and interdisciplinary Neuroscience Program.
Applicants should submit the following: (1) cover letter (addressed to Dr. Jennifer Borton,
Psychology Department Chair), (2) curriculum vita, (3) statement of teaching philosophy and experience, (4) research statement, and (5) statement that describes how the candidate’s teaching, scholarship, and/or service would engage and sustain Hamilton’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. We seek candidates who can demonstrate their experience in teaching or working with diverse student populations. Submit all materials to Interfolio at Candidates should arrange for submission of three letters of recommendation to Interfolio. Review of applications will begin January 15, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled.
Hamilton College ( is a residential liberal arts college located in scenic upstate New York. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find other Hamilton and nearby academic job listings at, as well as additional information at (Opportunities for Spouses or Partners).   
Hamilton College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in all areas of the campus community. Hamilton provides domestic partner benefits. Candidates from underrepresented groups in higher education are especially encouraged to apply.