The Center for Neuroscience and Society at the University of Pennsylvania is Seeking a PhD neuroscientist with teaching experience to join us as a full-time Lecturer and Associate Director of the graduate certificate program in Social, Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience (SCAN).

Details: Teaching load of 2 and 2, including one large undergraduate lecture course on cognitive neuroscience twice a year (interpreted broadly to include social and affective neuroscience) and two seminars for advanced undergraduates and graduate students from humanities, social sciences, law and other professional schools in some aspects of social, cognitive and affective neuroscience or neuroethics. Additional duties include student advising, program development and administration in connection with the SCAN program. Duration of position is an annual contract renewable for 3 years, with possibility of promotion to Senior Lecturer. Salary competitive and commensurate with qualifications. Summers available for additional compensated teaching or research and scholarly activity.

Ideal candidate will have a PhD in social, cognitive or affective neuroscience, a love of teaching and ample teaching experience, and a well-developed interest in the ethical, legal and societal implications of neuroscience.


Job to be posted on Penn Faculty Search system by Feb 1 if not before.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis starting February 19th until the position is filled.