Assistant Professor, Behavioral Neuroscience Psychology

Morehead State University
March 19, 2023
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Posting Details

Job Title Assistant Professor, Behavioral Neuroscience Psychology

Posting Number F00315P Type of Appointment FTF; Full-Time Fixed

Funding Information

CIP Code 42.01 Psychology, General

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Anticipated Employment Start Date for Position 08/07/2023

Open Date 09/01/2022 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes

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The Department of Psychology at Morehead State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Behavioral Neuroscience. Individuals in any area of psychology who have neuroscience or biological science training will be considered. The anticipated start date is August 7, 2023.

The department has an undergraduate program in psychology, an undergraduate program in neuroscience, and an MPCAC-accredited master's program in clinical psychology. Applicants must have a firm commitment to teaching, training, and mentoring students.

Morehead State University is located in Morehead, KY, a designated Kentucky Trail Town nestled in the Daniel Boone National Forest, close to Cave Run Lake. This location provides opportunities for a wide range of outdoor recreation activities. Morehead State University is recognized as one of the top public universities in the South by U.S. News & World Report. Additionally, Morehead State University is relatively close to several large cities, including Lexington, KY, Louisville, KY, and Cincinnati, OH. Morehead State University delivers a strong and affordable education for friendly, ambitious students who thrive in a student-focused learning environment defined by small class sizes and faculty committed to teaching and student success.

RESPONSIBILITIES : Responsibilities include teaching courses in one's areas of competency in the undergraduate Neuroscience program and in the undergraduate Psychology program; teaching a neuroscience course in the graduate Clinical Psychology program; developing a research program involving students; and participating in service activities.

QUALIFICATIONS : By the start date of employment, an applicant should have a Ph.D. in Psychology, with a specialization in a neuroscience or biological science-related area. Postdoctoral experience and teaching experience in higher education are preferred.

SPONSORSHIP : This position is not budgeted for Visa Sponsorship.

Review of applications is ongoing. The position will remain open until filled. To apply, visit: https: // to complete the online MSU Application for Employment and upload a letter of application, curriculum vita with contact information for three references, copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial), a statement of teaching philosophy, and a statement of research interests. Contact the Office of Human Resources at (606) 783-2097 should you have questions about our online application. Contact Dr. Gregory Corso, Chair of the Psychology Department, at [email protected], or Wesley White, Chair of the Search Committee, at [email protected], if you have questions about the position. MSU is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Organizational Relationships

An Assistant Professor reports to a department chair or associate dean.

Physical Requirements Working Conditions

Assistant Professor will teach in a typical classroom environment or an internet based environment. Travel to a Regional Campus or off-site location may be required.

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  • By the start date of employment will you have a Ph.D. in Psychology, with a specialization in a neuroscience or biological science-related area?
  • Yes
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  • Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Letter of Application (Cover Letter)
  • Curriculum Vita Including Names and Contact Information for Three References
  • Transcripts (Unofficial)
  • Statement Teaching Philosophy
  • Statement of Research Interests
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  • Additional Support Document #1
  • Additional Support Document #2
  • Additional Support Document #3
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