Assistant Professor - Neuroscience

Job Type: 
Tenure Track Faculty
Regis University

The Department of Psychology and Neuroscience invites applications for a tenure-track position in neuroscience at the Assistant Professor level, to begin fall 2018. The Department of Psychology and Neuroscience is part of Regis College, the undergraduate college of Regis University that serves approximately 2000 traditional undergraduate students. The Department offers a B.S. degree in neuroscience with about 70 majors. Hiring decisions for this position are pending final budgetary approval.

We seek candidates with a Ph.D. in neuroscience or a related field. The candidate should be dedicated to excellent undergraduate teaching and plan to maintain an active research program that engages bright, motivated undergraduates in their research. The department has outstanding teaching and research facilities, including an animal facility for housing rodents, a state-of-the-art surgical suite, and both animal and human testing spaces.

The successful candidate should be able to teach the following courses: Introduction to Brain and Behavior, Research Methods and Behavioral Statistics, and a course or courses in their specialty area. Preference will be given to candidates who can also teach either Functional Neurophysiology and Neuroanatomy or Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience. Teaching in the Regis College core curriculum is also expected of all faculty members.

Minumum Qualifications: A Ph.D. in Neuroscience or related field awarded by August 1, 2018.

Preferred Qualifications: Preferred candidates will have demonstrated teaching excellence and experience conducting research with students.

All materials should be submitted by August 21, 2017. Review of applications will begin on August 22 and will continue until the position is filled.

Please apply online at and submit the following:

  1. a cover letter summarizing your interest and qualifications,
  2. a curriculum vitae,
  3. a statement of teaching philosophy and interests,
  4. a statement of research interests including how undergraduate students could be involved in the faculty member’s research, and
  5. evidence of teaching effectiveness and research productivity (these can be uploaded under the “Other” documents section)

In addition, three letters of recommendation should be emailed to: Lisa Hamilton, Department Administrative Assistant ([email protected])

Questions may be directed to the search chair, Dr. Ashley Fricks-Gleason ([email protected])