FY17 2017-105 ASSISTANT PROFESSOR (Tenure Track) - Psychology

Job # FY17 2016 -105
Job Type Faculty
Department Psychology
FLSA Status Exempt
Hiring Salary Commensurate with Experience
Posting Date January 12, 2017
Closing Date Open Until Filled


Department:  Psychology

Introduction: The Department of Psychology is recruiting for an Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track). The candidate will serve a full-time, nine and a half (9.5) month academic appointment. Interested candidates should be willing to contribute to the development and maintenance of an animal research program and new undergraduate courses, at one of the Nation's largest Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU). The Department will be housed in the newly-constructed Jenkins Behavioral Science Center. The new building contains a state-of-the-art animal vivarium for the new faculty member to develop and establish animal-based research.

Duties: Teaching undergraduate courses in Physiological Psychology, Behavioral Pharmacology, Experimental Psychology, Statistics, Research Methods, or Special Topics and teaching a graduate course, the Biological Basis of Behavior; preparing and reviewing lectures and classroom exercises; curriculum revision; preparing and grading quizzes and exams; submitting textbook requisitions and course syllabi; inputting grades in Starfish; student recruiting and advising; updating procedures and resource information; research funding; attending specially called faculty meetings, developing programs or research to include undergraduate and graduate students and other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: Candidates must have a PhD in Psychology with specialization in Neuropsychology, Physiological Psychology, Behavioral Neuroscience, Biopsychology, or a closely related field from an accredited college or university, with a minimum of two (2) years' experience as an instructor of record.

Requirements: A demonstrated ability to develop and maintain an active research agenda that includes training students on conducting animal research; a demonstrated commitment to psychology in urban environments through teaching, research, and service; must provide evidence of curriculum development and the ability to relate well to others within a multiethnic, multicultural diverse student population.

To Apply:  Send a letter of interest indicating "Assistant Professor (Tenure Track)", Psychology"-Job# FY17-2017-105", Curriculum Vitae, official transcripts, a statement of scholarly research interests and teaching philosophy, and three (3) letters of recommendation to:

Search Committee, Department of Psychology
College of Liberal Arts
Jenkins Building, room 408
Morgan State University
1700 E. Cold Spring Lane
Baltimore, MD 21251

Email inquiries may be addressed to Dr. Jocelyn Turner-Musa, Interim Chair, Department of Psychology, at Jocelyn.turnermusa@morgan.edu


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