Faculty Positions in Neuroscience

Job Type: 
Tenure Track Faculty
College of the Holy Cross


The College of the Holy Cross invites applications for two TENURE-TRACK ASSISTANT PROFESSOR appointments. One is a neurobiology position in the Department of Biology and the other is a human neuroscience position in the Department of Psychology. Both appointments will begin August 2018.  Each position carries a 3-2 teaching load with full salary and benefits, and a one-semester research leave prior to tenure review. More detailed information is available at:  http://holycross.edu/neuro-bio for the biology position and http://holycross.edu/human-neuro for the psychology position. 

Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to undergraduate teaching and be prepared to develop an active research program in which engaged undergraduates may meaningfully participate.  A Ph.D. is required; post-doctoral experience is preferred.  Candidates are encouraged to articulate their potential contributions to the interdisciplinary Neuroscience program (http://holycross.edu/academics/programs/neuroscience). The College maintains a core commitment to need-blind admissions, diversity, inclusion and social justice.  As a Jesuit, undergraduate liberal arts institution, the College values dialogue among people from diverse perspectives as integral to the mission and essential to the excellence of our academic program (http://holycross.edu/mission).  In your application highlight how your teaching, scholarship, mentorship and/or service would support the College’s mission and its commitment to diversity and inclusion.  For more information, please visit http://holycross.edu/diversity.

Please submit a cover letter, a CV, a statement on teaching expertise and specific interests, a research plan with up to three supporting reprints, transcripts (undergraduate and graduate), and three confidential letters of recommendation.  Please submit all application materials to the following websites by October 16, 2017; for the biology position: https://apply.interfolio.com/44510 and for the psychology position:  https://apply.interfolio.com/44493. For questions related to these positions please contact, Ann Sheehy (biology), email:  [email protected] or Alo Basu (psychology), email:  [email protected].

The College of the Holy Cross is a highly selective Catholic liberal arts college in the Jesuit tradition, enrolling about 2,900 students and located 45 miles west of Boston.  The College supports resources for dual career couples, and embraces all EEO and AA laws in the workplace.