Date published: 9/13/2017

The Department of Psychology at Bryn Mawr College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track, beginning Assistant Professor position to begin August 1, 2018 in Behavioral Neuroscience, broadly defined.  We seek candidates whose program of research will engage undergraduate students.  The area of research specialty is open but we have a preference for candidates whose research engages questions about linkages between the brain and behavior in animal models or humans.  We are interested in broadly trained candidates who will enhance the departmental offerings in biological areas and strengthen interdisciplinary connections within the college especially in Neuroscience.  The successful candidate will supervise senior research and teach across the curriculum, including an intermediate-level survey course in behavioral neuroscience, two advanced courses in the candidate’s areas of expertise, and a research methods laboratory course in behavioral neuroscience.  Candidates must have completed all Ph.D. requirements by the start date. Postdoctoral research experience is desirable.

To apply for this position, candidates must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy and research statement to the Psychology Department Search Committee via Interfolio ByCommittee at: In addition, the candidate should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted via Interfolio to the Psychology Department Search Committee.  Applications received by October 16, 2017 will receive full consideration.

Located in metropolitan Philadelphia, Bryn Mawr College is a distinguished liberal arts college for women and has strong consortial relationships with Haverford College, Swarthmore College, and the University of Pennsylvania. Bryn Mawr has a student body of 1,300 undergraduates, as well as 350 graduate students in coeducational graduate programs in social work, humanities and science. We are a diverse and international community of faculty, students and staff who share an intense commitment to intellectual inquiry and a desire to make meaningful contributions to the world. The College supports faculty excellence in both research and teaching and is committed to social justice and inclusion in the classroom and in the community at large. Bryn Mawr College is an equal-opportunity employer; candidates from underrepresented groups and women are especially encouraged to apply.

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