Visiting Assistant Professor of Neuroscience

Lewiston, Maine
January 07 2019
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Full Time
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The Neuroscience Program at Bates College, a private liberal arts college in Maine, invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position in behavioral neuroscience to begin August 1, 2019. A Ph.D. is required by the start of the contract. We are especially interested in candidates whose work involves rodent models, with potential clinical/medical applications. The successful candidate would teach Physiological Psychology with labs, Introduction to Neuroscience, and Psychopharmacology. Bates values innovative, inclusive pedagogy and active scholarship, and we seek applicants who can successfully integrate undergraduates in their research. Dedicated laboratory facilities and access to an animal facility are provided for this position. The College and the Neuroscience Program are committed to enhancing the diversity of our campus community and curriculum, and the most competitive applicants will have a record of engaging students from underrepresented backgrounds. 

Consideration of candidates will begin January 25, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. Your application should include your cover letter, CV, unofficial graduate transcript, names of three references, research statement, teaching statement, and diversity statement. For this last item, please describe how your teaching, scholarship, and/or mentorship could support the College‚Äôs historical and ongoing commitment to equity and inclusion. Finalists will be asked to submit written references, and may be invited to send additional materials such as reprints, sample syllabi, and teaching evaluations. Competitive salary, plus benefits. Housing assistance may be available. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check. For more information about the College and the Program, please visit the Bates website: