Visiting Assistant Professor

Job Type: 
Part-Time or Visiting Faculty
Bowdoin College

Bowdoin College Program in Neuroscience and the Department of Psychology invite applications for a one-year, full-time Visiting Assistant Professor position to begin July 1, 2016 in the area of behavioral or cognitive neuroscience. A Ph.D. is required, post-doctoral research and teaching experience are preferred. Teaching responsibilities consist of four courses, including a topics level Behavioral or Cognitive Neuroscience course, Data Analysis, and two courses in the candidate’s area of specialization: a laboratory course and an advanced seminar. Successful candidates will demonstrate a strong commitment to undergraduate liberal arts education, an active engagement in research, and a readiness to involve undergraduates in their research.

Bowdoin College accepts only electronic submissions.  Please visit to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests, a statement of teaching philosophy, and the names and contact information for three references.  Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2015 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 31% students of color, 5% 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.  For further information about the college please visit our website: