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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Clinical Sciences

The Clinical Psychology Program at Vanderbilt University in the Department of Psychology invites applications for a tenure track position as an Assistant Professor in clinical psychology. The Vanderbilt Clinical Psychology Program is internationally recognized for its strength in experimental psychopathology, affective science, intervention research, and clinical neuroscience. We seek an exceptional individual who has a strong record of creative, methodologically rigorous research that is conceptually driven, who has strong potential for obtaining extramural funding, and who has demonstrated the potential for effective teaching  A Ph.D. in the clinical sciences or related field is required, and completion of an APA-accredited internship is  preferred but not required.

We have strong collaborative relations with the Department of Psychiatry and other departments affiliated with the Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Institutional resources are outstanding and include the Vanderbilt Institute of Imaging Science, the Vanderbilt Brain Institute, and the John F. Kennedy Center for Research on Human Development. For information about the faculty, department, and interdisciplinary opportunities, please see. https://www.vanderbilt.edu/psychological_sciences/

Vanderbilt University has a strong institutional commitment to recruiting and retaining an academically and culturally diverse community of faculty. Minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups, in particular, are encouraged to apply. Vanderbilt is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, up to 3 representative publications, a statement of research and teaching interests, and at least three letters of reference electronically via Interfolio at this link: http://apply.interfolio.com/44123

Review of applications will begin immediately. To receive full consideration, applications should arrive by December 1st, 2017.

 

 

Full-Time Non-Tenure Track Neuroscience Lecturer

Location: Nashville, TN

Position Type: Faculty

Open Date: Sept 10, 2017

Close Date: Dec 1, 2017

Position Description

The Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Program for Undergraduates in the College of Arts and Sciences at Vanderbilt University invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track Lecturer to teach undergraduate classes in cellular and molecular neuroscience. This appointment is for   an initial one-year contract, effective August 16, 2018, with the possibility of renewal upon positive review.

The Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Program involves faculty from multiple departments, including Psychology and Biological Sciences, and aims to provide a premed curriculum with an emphasis on immersive research experiences. The standard course load will be equivalent of six courses per year, and would likely include participation in advising of Neuroscience majors and minors, and coordination of student immersive experiences. As such, successful candidates will need to be able to work collaboratively in a diverse academic environment. 

Additional information about the Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Program is available at https://as.vanderbilt.edu/neuroscience/ . Please contact search committee chair, David Zald, Ph.D. (david.zald@vanderbilt.edu) for questions.

Review of applications will begin November 15th and will continue until the position is filled.

Qualifications

Candidates must have earned a doctorate in a field of relevance, such as neuroscience, biological science or pharmacology by August 16, 2018. Successful candidates must have experience teaching in a higher education setting, and must be able to provide evidence of excellence in teaching.

Application Instructions

To apply, please submit: 1) a letter describing your teaching interests and professional experience; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) available evidence of teaching effectiveness; and 3) three letters of reference. Interested applicants should submit their applications via Interfolio at this link http://apply.interfolio.com/44600.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Vanderbilt University has a strong institutional commitment to recruiting and retaining an academically and culturally diverse community of faculty. Minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups, in particular, are encouraged to apply. Vanderbilt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Required Documents

Cover Letter (1)

C.V. (1)

Teaching Portfolio (1)

Confidential Letter of Recommendation or Evaluation (3)