Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) – Neurobiology/Biology

Boston, Massachusetts
Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.
September 25 2017
Position Type
Full Time
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The Department of Biology at Simmons College seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Neurobiology to begin in the fall of 2018. The candidate is expected to teach courses in general biology, neurobiology, behavioral biology, anatomy and physiology, and animal physiology.The candidate must establish a research program and actively involve undergraduates in research.The candidate is expected to be involved in our joint Neuroscience and Behavior program with the Psychology Department and should be able to teach its interdisciplinary capstone seminar.In addition, the candidate should be willing to teach interdisciplinary courses in the Honors and General Education (PLAN) programs.For further information about the Biology Department at Simmons and research interests of its faculty, please see


Candidates should have a PhD and expertise in neurobiology and physiology, post-doctoral experience, and a commitment to excellence in teaching.The college also values 1) engagement in diversity and inclusion issues and 2) interdisciplinary collaboration.

How to Apply:

Please apply online at

Consideration of applications will begin November 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.  Please contact Jane Lopilato, Chair of the Biology Department with any questions at

Candidates should be prepared to upload the following required documents to their application profile: cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interests (including proposed research projects to be done with Simmons undergraduates), and three selected publications.


As a College committed to diversity, Simmons encourages applications broadly. Simmons is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to continuing to develop a more diverse faculty, staff, student body and curriculum.

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