North Central College invites applications for a tenure track position in Neuroscience to begin September 1, 2013. The successful candidate will help to initiate and guide our new integrative Neuroscience program (http://northcentralcollege.edu/major/neuroscience), teaching courses in neuroscience and other courses that match the candidate's expertise. The specific neuroscience area is open.
A Ph.D. is required and appointment at the assistant professor level is anticipated, though higher ranks may be considered for suitably qualified applicants. Applicants should exhibit a potential for excellence in undergraduate teaching and mentoring, as well as a commitment to scholarship that includes collaborative research with undergraduates. The successful candidate will be expected to teach introductory and junior level neuroscience courses (with labs), and other courses such as General Psychology, Drugs & Behavior, Statistics, Research Design & Experimentation, or other courses in the candidate's specialty area. Applicants will have opportunities to contribute to an interdisciplinary general education program.
Applicants should submit a letter of application, vitae, a statement of teaching interests/philosophy, a statement of research interests and plans, reprints/preprints of scholarly work, unofficial photocopies of graduate transcripts, and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to: Dr. Mary Jean Lynch, Neuroscience Search Committee, c/o Academic Affairs Office, North Central College, 30 N. Brainard Street, Naperville, IL 60540 or e-mail your materials in PDF format to email@example.com. Review of applications will begin on November 5, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled.
North Central College, founded in 1861, is a selective, comprehensive liberal arts college of 2900 students, located 28 miles west of Chicago in Naperville, and within walking distance of the Naperville Metra station. See http://www.northcentralcollege.edu/ for more information about North Central College and the department. Applicants who would enrich the diversity of the campus community are especially encouraged to apply. EOE.