Assistant Professor Psychology
Hendrix College Department of Psychology invites applicants for a tenure-track position to begin in August, 2014. We are seeking candidates with a background in experimental psychology with interests in any area of Neuroscience, including Cognitive, Social, Developmental, and Clinical Neuroscience. Teaching responsibilities will include some combination of the following courses: Introduction to Psychology, an introductory course in Neuroscience, Statistics, Research Methods with laboratory, a class in the candidate’s specialty area, an advanced research course, and a rotating seminar or capstone course in the developing Neuroscience program. Teaching responsibilities will also support the neuroscience program. The teaching load is six courses per year. Our department has a long tradition of emphasizing undergraduate research; the College’s Odyssey Program currently provides excellent opportunities for collaborative research with students. Ph.D. is required for appointment as assistant professor; ABD’s will be considered for appointment as instructor. Salary is competitive. Hendrix seeks to extend its tradition of excellence in teaching and scholarship by attracting faculty with broad intellectual interests and commitment to the aims of a liberal arts college. Hendrix is a distinguished liberal arts college with an endowment of $181 million, sheltering a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, located in Conway, Arkansas, thirty miles from Little Rock at the foothills of the Ozark Mountains. The College, related to the United Methodist Church, has a strong commitment to excellence in teaching liberal arts. Hendrix is an equal opportunity employer. Women and members of minority groups are especially encouraged to apply. Please visit our website at www.hendrix.edu. Application should include a letter addressing the candidate’s interest in teaching in a demanding liberal arts environment, teaching and research statements, a curriculum vitae and three letters of recommendation (including the phone numbers and email addresses of the referees), and transcripts of all graduate and undergraduate work. Applications from candidates with an interest in participating in the common freshman course and other interdisciplinary programs, and in using instructional technology where appropriate, will be particularly welcome. Application materials should be sent to Timothy D. Maxwell, Ph.D., Chair, Department of Psychology, Hendrix College, 1600 Washington Avenue, Conway, AR 72032 (ude.xirdneh|dtllewxam#ude.xirdneh|dtllewxam). Electronic submission is preferred. The deadline for receipt of applications is October 21, 2013.