VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF NEUROSCIENCE
The Neuroscience and Behavior program at Mount Holyoke College invites applicants for a two-year visiting assistant professor position in neuroscience, beginning fall 2012. Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D., and post-doctoral experience is preferred. Mount Holyoke values faculty who excel in both their scholarship and teaching. The ability to implement a research program that incorporates undergraduates is essential. The candidate is expected to teach an introductory course in neuroscience as well as more advanced courses that can take advantage of her/his areas of expertise.
Mount Holyoke is a liberal arts research college for women with 210 faculty and 2,100 students. Approximately half the faculty are women and approximately one-third are persons of color. Our students come from 48 states and nearly 70 countries. Mount Holyoke is located 80 miles west of Boston in the Connecticut River Valley, and is a member of the Five College Consortium, consisting of Amherst, Hampshire, Smith, and Mount Holyoke Colleges, and the main campus of the University of Massachusetts. Mount Holyoke is committed to fostering multicultural diversity and awareness in its faculty, staff, and student body and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.
Please apply on-line at https://jobsearch.mtholyoke.edu. Applicants should submit their curriculum vitae, a description of research interests, copies of two publications and a statement of teaching philosophy in which strategies for mentoring a diverse student body are addressed. Applications completed by December 2nd, 2011 will receive fullest consideration. Electronic prompts to referees (we require a minimum of three letters of reference) will be generated automatically once the completed application has been submitted; we expect references to arrive by December 12th.