Department Psychology and Neuroscience - 319100
Posting Open Date 09/22/2021
Open Until Filled Yes
Position Type Permanent Faculty
Working Title Teaching Assistant Professor
Appointment Type Fixed Term Faculty
Vacancy ID FAC0003639
Full-time/Part-time Full Time
Hours per week
Hiring Range Dependent upon qualifications/experience
Proposed Start Date 07/01/2022
Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit
This posting is for three (3) positions and by applying to this posting,
applicants will be considered for all vacancies.
The Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at the University of North
Carolina Chapel Hill invites applications for three full-time (9 mos.)
fixed-term Teaching Assistant Professors with three-year contracts which are
renewable. Teaching faculty in the Department typically teach three courses
per semester for a total of six courses each academic year, along with
service/administrative responsibilities. Additionally, this position offers
excellent career advancement opportunities, including promotion to Teaching
Associate Professor and Teaching (Full) Professor.
The Department and its faculty, students, and staff view diversity, equity,
and inclusion as central values to our mission and are committed to supporting
and promoting diversity in all forms with respect to personnel, research,
teaching, service, and departmental climate. We encourage applications from
underrepresented groups and welcome all to apply.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Psychology, Neuroscience, or a related field
and experience teaching in an academic environment.
Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
We are seeking instructors with demonstrated excellence in undergraduate
instruction. We are particularly interested in individuals who are qualified
to teaching in one area of the following: 1) Biological Psychology courses,
such as Learning and Sensation & Perception, 2) Neuroscience courses such as
Introduction to Neuroscience and Neuroscience Research Laboratories, or 3)
Clinical Psychology and/or Cognitive Psychology courses, such as
Psychopathology or Introduction to Cognitive Science. At least 1-year
experience teaching in an academic environment as instructor of record is
Special Physical/Mental Requirements
Campus Security Authority Responsibilities
Please submit your cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy and/or
teaching portfolio, course evaluations, a 10-minute video of a sample of your
teaching (include a YouTube link in your teaching philosophy and/or teaching
portfolio; be sure to mark your video as ‘unlisted' or ‘public', but not
‘private') and any other supplemental documents.
Applicants will also be required to identify the names, titles, and email
addresses of three (or four) professional references who may be contacted by
email with instructions for submitting letters of recommendation.
Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2021 and continue until the
positions are filled.
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Academic Personnel Office 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
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.
Equal Opportunity Employer Statement
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.
Curriculum Vitae / Resume
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