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Widener University

Location: ChesterPA 19013 Document ID: A7402-2KOR Posted on: 2013-10-0810/08/2013 Job Type: Regular

Job Schedule:Full-time
Will pay relocation expenses
Minimum Education: Ph.D.2013-11-07

Assistant Professor, Biological Psychology

Widener University, an independent, metropolitan university, connects curricula to social issues through civic engagement.  Dynamic teaching, active scholarship, personal attention and experiential learning are key components of the Widener Experience.  Located in Chester, Pennsylvania, Widener’s main campus is nestled between Philadelphia, PA and Wilmington, DE, with satellite campuses in Exton and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania and Wilmington, Delaware.  For more information about the University, please visit our website at


The Psychology Department of the Social Science Division at Widener University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin in August, 2014. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in biological psychology, neuroscience, or a related field in psychology. This position will have a teaching course load of 3-4 courses per semester. An ability and willingness to teach biopsychology is essential. Additional teaching responsibilities include statistics, research design, a two-semester senior research capstone, and other courses in the candidate’s area of expertise. A history of research in biological psychology or neuroscience is desirable and the candidate should show a willingness to involve undergraduate students in his or her research program. The candidate will also be expected to serve as an academic advisor for undergraduate psychology majors and demonstrate service to Widener University.


Applicants must submit a cover letter and curriculum vita through our online employment recruitment website:


Additional materials, including evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three letters of reference, must be sent no later than January 15, 2014 to:  


Dr. Larry Fehr, Chair, Psychology Search Committee

Social Science Division

Widener University

One University Place

Chester, Pennsylvania 19013


Widener University strives to foster an inclusive environment of support and respect for the differences between and among individuals and groups.  We believe diversity encourages the exploration of a range of ideas and perspectives, enriches the university community, and inspires students, faculty and staff to be responsible and productive citizens in a pluralistic world.




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