Two-year Visiting Assistant Professor - Neurobiology

Job Type: 
Part-Time or Visiting Faculty
St. Mary's College of Maryland

The Department of Biology and the Neurosciences Program at St. Mary’s College of Maryland in Historic St. Mary’s City invite applications for a two-year visiting assistant professor position beginning August 2017. Teaching responsibilities include the following: Principles of Biology; Neurobiology; Introduction to Neurosciences; Neuroscience Seminar; and electives in the candidate’s area of specialization.  We especially encourage applicants with research interests in cellular and/or molecular neuroscience. Ph.D. required; postdoctoral training and/or teaching experience preferred.  Employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

Non-sectarian since its founding, St. Mary's College of Maryland, a public Carnegie Baccalaureate, Arts and Sciences institution located in Historic St. Mary's City, 70 miles southeast of Washington, D.C., has been designated as Maryland's public honors college. With highly selective admissions policies, academically talented students, and a rigorous curriculum, we offer a small college experience similar to that found at exceptional private colleges. The quality of life is enhanced by the recreational opportunities of the Chesapeake region and by our proximity to Washington, D.C. and Baltimore.

St. Mary’s College ( embodies diversity and inclusion in its mission. We create an environment that recognizes the value of individual and group differences and we encourage inquiries from applicants who will contribute to our cultural and ethnic diversity. Application materials should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae (including e-mail address), statement of teaching philosophy, how the applicant’s teaching at the College will contribute to a culture of inclusion and campus diversity, statement of research interests, evidence of teaching effectiveness (if available), and three letters of recommendation. Applications are being accepted online at:  Questions may be directed to [email protected].

Review of applications will begin February 20, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. St. Mary’s College of Maryland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

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