The Neuroscience Program and Psychology Department at Bowdoin College seek applicants for a joint, tenure-track position in behavioral neuroscience beginning Fall 2013. An appointment will be made at the assistant professor level. Teaching responsibilities (4 courses per year) will include a core level contribution to psychology (Data Analysis), as well as an upper level laboratory course and an advanced seminar, both in the area of the candidate's expertise. Additionally, the candidate will develop another course within the curriculum. A Ph.D. in neuroscience or a related field is required; post-doctoral research and teaching experience are preferred. We are particularly interested in candidates specializing in cognitive or clinical neuroscience. The successful candidate must possess a strong commitment to undergraduate education and demonstrate the potential to develop a funded, active, and productive research program that involves undergraduates.
Bowdoin College accepts only electronic submissions. Please visit https://careers.bowdoin.edu to submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of research interests/research plans, statement of teaching philosophy and the names and contact information for three references who have agreed to provide letters of recommendation.
Review of applications will begin September 15, 2012, and continue until the position is filled.
A highly selective liberal arts college on the Maine coast with a diverse student body made up of 30% students of color, 4% International students and approximately 15% first generation college students, Bowdoin College is committed to equality and is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage inquiries from candidates who will enrich and contribute to the cultural and ethnic diversity of our college. Bowdoin College does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, veteran status, national origin, or disability status in employment, or in our education programs.
Bowdoin College offers strong support for faculty research and teaching. We recognize that recruiting and retaining faculty may involve considerations of spouses and domestic partners. To that end, where possible, the College will attempt to accommodate and respond creatively to the needs of spouses and partners of members of the faculty. For further information about the college and the department, see our website at www.bowdoin.edu.