Invertebrate Neurophysiologist

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July 15 2019
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Invertebrate Neurophysiologist
Middlebury College

INVERTEBRATE NEUROPHYSIOLOGIST AT MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE The Department of Biology invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor of Biology with a focus on invertebrate neurophysiology, beginning in fall 2020. Applicants should have a Ph.D., postdoctoral experience or its equivalent, and a demonstrated commitment to excellence in both teaching and research. The successful candidate is expected to be able to teach an introductory course in biology (cell biology and genetics), invertebrate biology, animal physiology, and an upper level elective in neurobiology. The candidate will also occasionally contribute to Middlebury's First Year Seminar Program and Winter Term course offerings. The successful candidate is also expected to establish an active research program in invertebrate neurobiology. The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the growing diversity and excellence of the academic community through their teaching, scholarship, and service. Demonstration of evidence-based inclusive pedagogy, mentoring, and advising a diverse population of students is essential.

Middlebury College is a top-tier liberal arts college with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in faculty teaching and research. An Equal Opportunity Employer, the College is committed to hiring a diverse faculty as we work to foster innovation in our curriculum and to provide a rich and varied educational experience to our increasingly diverse student body. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

Middlebury College uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Email and paper applications will not be accepted. Through Interfolio, submit a letter of application addressed to Dr. Mark Spritzer, Invertebrate Neurophysiologist Search Committee Chair, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching interests and philosophy, a statement of research interests, a one-page statement on inclusion, one sample of scholarly work, and three confidential letters of recommendation, at least two of which speak to teaching ability. At Middlebury, we strive to make our campus a respectful, engaged community that embraces difference, with all the complexity and individuality each person brings. Thestatement on inclusion should address how yourteaching,scholarship, mentorship, and/or community service demonstrate acommitment to and/orevidence of engaging with issues ofdiversity and inclusion. More information on the position is available at To apply, visit: Applications for this position will be accepted starting on July 15, 2019, and all application materials must be received by September 30, 2019.

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