Salem State University

  • Faculty, Psychology (Biological/Physiological), Full-Time, Tenure-Track, Fall 2019

    Job Post Information* : Posted Date 3 months ago(7/24/2018 2:12 PM)
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  • General Statement of Duties

    The psychology department at Salem State University is seeking to fill a full-time, tenure-track position in biological/physiological psychology. Duties include teaching undergraduate and, optionally, graduate courses in biological or physiological psychology, as well as guiding student research or internships. Teaching responsibilities may also involve other courses such as general and developmental psychology, and research methods and statistics. Research interests may include, but are not limited to, psychopharmacology, and physiological mechanisms underlying cellular communication, learning, internal regulation, psychopathology, addiction, trauma, sleep, emotion, health, and sexuality.


    Salem State is a teaching university, committed to our students' learning and growth, many of whom are the first in their family to go to college. Collegiality, student success, civic engagement, collaboration, initiative, continuous improvement and accountability are highly valued in our organizational culture and we seek a colleague who shares those values and wants to be part of our community.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Candidates are required to perform duties in accordance with the MSCA contract. Duties include teaching, advising, scholarship and contributions to improve the department and university. The standard teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester (typically 4 undergraduate sections). The position is subject to available funding.


    Required Qualifications:

    An earned doctorate from an APA accredited institution in a field that falls under the broad umbrella of biological psychology (e.g. cognitive neuroscience, physiological psychology, psychopharmacology). ABD candidates will be considered if doctorate is completed by June 30, 2019. Experience in and demonstrated commitment to teaching, research, advising, and mentoring of students with diverse backgrounds and learning styles


    Preferred Qualifications:

    Preferred candidates will have: teaching experience and training in relevant coursework including introductory and advanced undergraduate biological and physiological psychology courses, and other psychology courses such as general and developmental psychology, and statistics and research methods; experience in and commitment to involving undergraduate students in research or internships in biological psychology; and experience using instructional technologies, teaching face-to-face and hybrid (partially online) classes and academic advising.


    Working Conditions:

    Salem State University complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants and employee with disabilities.


    Special Instructions to Applicants:
    Please apply online and attach curriculum vitae, cover letter and transcripts.


    Employment is contingent upon a completed background and CORI check satisfactory to the university. Internal candidates are not subject to a background check.  


    EEO Statement:
    Salem State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Persons of color, women, and persons with disabilities are strongly urged to apply.


    Please Note: If there is no application deadline associated with a position, it may be removed at any time. Once a posting is removed, additional applications will not be accepted.



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