Assistant Professor of Psychology

Position posted on: 06-16-2020

Position Summary:

The Department of Psychology at Lycoming College invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in Cognitive Neuroscience or Cognitive Psychology to begin July 2021.  Lycoming College is a liberal arts college located in north central Pennsylvania ( and offers both Psychology (BA, BS) and Neuroscience Majors and Minors.  Faculty members teach three courses a semester, with typical class sizes of 10 to 30 students.  The successful applicant will teach Introductory Psychology, Research Methods, and an upper-level laboratory class in Cognitive Psychology/Neuroscience.  Additional courses can be taught based on applicant preference.


Required Experience & Qualifications:

The successful applicant will have clear evidence of high-quality teaching, a commitment to liberal arts education, and the ability to establish a research program and supervise undergraduate research.  A Ph.D. in Cognitive Neuroscience or Cognitive Psychology is preferred, but ABD’s in their final stages of completion will also be considered.


To Apply:

Application submission encouraged by September 30; review of applications will continue until the position is filled.  Lycoming College is an equal opportunity employer.  Please submit your application materials electronically to: and include the following materials: curriculum vita, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, three letters of reference, (p)reprints of recent publications, a research statement and statement of teaching philosophy, and student evaluations (if available). A pre-employment drug screening will be conducted. 


Founded in 1812, Lycoming College is one of the nation's oldest and most respected residential liberal arts colleges. Lycoming is ranked by Forbes as a Top ROI College and by The Princeton Review as one of The 385 Best Colleges. Lycoming College's strong endowment-per-student and fiscal acumen provide the foundation to support a first-rate undergraduate education. The College is dedicated to providing a high-quality liberal arts and sciences education including more than 100 majors, minors, and concentrations. Our community of scholars collaborate with and mentor our diverse student body of approximately 1,200 active learners, including 35 percent international and domestic students of color, representing over 50 states, territories, and countries. Students compete in 17 NCAA Division III sports, participate in faculty-driven research, thrive in a robust program of internships, and study abroad in more than two dozen countries. Lycoming is located in Williamsport, PA, a city rich in the arts and ideally situated for outdoor recreation. Williamsport is the site of a world-class healthcare system (UPMC Susquehanna), modern manufacturing, federal offices and county seat, energy and natural gas resources, and home to and the birthplace of the Little League World Series. Learn more at

Lycoming College proudly celebrates and values diversity. We are committed to fostering an inclusive campus community supporting all faculty, staff, and students. We encourage applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds and all who are interested in supporting and contributing to our mission. Lycoming College is an equal opportunity employer.