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Saint Louis University

Saint Louis University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution dedicated to student learning, research, health care, and service is seeking applicants for a nontenure-track Assistant Professor in Neuroscience in the Department of Biology to begin in August 2017. This position will support the interdisciplinary undergraduate major in Neuroscience that is jointly administered by the Departments of Biology and Psychology. Applicants should have a Ph.D., teaching experience, and a commitment to undergraduate student mentoring. Post-doctoral research experience is strongly preferred. The successful candidate is expected to teach Introductory Cellular, Molecular, and Systemic Neuroscience and an advanced senior seminar in neuroscience. In addition, the successful candidate will serve as lab coordinator and instructor for a Neuroscience Laboratory course. In future years, the successful candidate will be expected to develop and teach an upper level neurobiology elective course such as neurophysiology, neuropharmacology, neuroethology, computational neuroscience, or a topic in the candidate’s area of expertise. Applicants must have a strong background in neuroscience, a commitment to teaching excellence, and a desire to advise and teach a diverse student body.

All applications must be made online at (requisition # F20160431) and include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching experience and philosophy, and statement of research background. In addition, please have three letters of reference sent to Dr. John Kennell, [email protected]. Review of applications will begin on February 13, 2017 and continue until suitable candidates are identified.

Additional information on the Department of Biology can be found at Additional information about the Neuroscience program can be found at Saint Louis University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for the position applied for without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors. We welcome and encourage applications from minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities (including disabled veterans). If accommodations are needed for completing the application and/or with the interviewing process, please contact Human Resources at 314-977-5847.