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The Department of Psychology at Southern Oregon University (SOU) is seeking candidates for a full-time, nine-month, tenure track Assistant Professor. The program is seeking an individual with a degree in general experimental psychology or behavioral neuroscience. Candidates must demonstrate the potential to develop and teach undergraduate courses in at least two of the following areas: cognition, psychopharmacology, behavioral neuroscience, sensation and perception, research methods and statistics. Applicants should provide documented evidence of scholarly activities and demonstrate a commitment to providing research experiences for undergraduate students. Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion as well as experience working with students from underrepresented minorities.
SOU offers excellent comprehensive health and retirement benefits. The start date is September 16, 2022, and the position is tenure-eligible and will be open until filled with priority deadline of February 15, 2022.
Southern Oregon University is a public liberal arts institution of approximately 6,000 undergraduate and 500 graduate students. The surrounding area is known for cultural offerings such as the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, the Ashland International Film Festival, and the Britt Music Festival. The Rogue Valley is also renowned for outdoor activities such as hiking, snowboarding, and fishing.
· Two or more years of college/university level teaching
Primary instructor for courses in psychopharmacology and behavioral neuroscience
·Significant demonstrated experience mentoring students and especially those from underrepresented minorities
All Listed Duties:
Professorial: Teaching, scholarship, professional development and service.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Must be willing to travel and attend training programs off-site for occasional professional development.
Must be able to work additional hours and adjust working hours to meet special jobs. May be called back periodically to perform work as needed on an emergency basis.
Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment background check.
Under the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): -Position classification defined as
Internal Number: 9449
About Southern Oregon University
SOU provides career-focused, comprehensive educational experiences to over 6,200 students. Along with an emphasis on student success and intellectual growth, SOU is committed to diversity, inclusion and sustainability. Theoretical and experiential learning programs provide quality, innovative experiences for students. At SOU, students build strong community connections through internships, mentorships, field studies, capstone projects, volunteer opportunities and civic engagement.