Visiting Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Neuroscience Hope College

Job Type: 
Part-Time or Visiting Faculty
Institution: 
Hope College

The Hope College Neuroscience Program (http://www.hope.edu/academic/neuroscience/) invites applications for a one-year term position in Neuroscience. Primary teaching responsibilities will be in the Introduction to Neuroscience course with related lab (6 contact hours/week in the fall and 12 contact hours/week in the spring). This position has the possibility of becoming a full-time (12 contact hours/week) teaching position by adding 6 additional contact hours/week in the fall in another course aligned with the applicants expertise, e.g. Human Physiology lab or Introductory Psychology. The position is expected to be offered at the Visiting Assistant Professor or Visiting Instructor level, depending on qualifications.

Hope College places a high priority on sustaining a supportive environment that recognizes the importance of having diverse faculty and staff in order to best prepare our students for successful careers in our multi-cultural nation and global community. Applicants with diverse backgrounds and cultures are encouraged to apply. Hope College is an equal opportunity employer.

Qualifications

Candidates should either have completed a Ph.D. in Neuroscience or a related sub-discipline by July 2018 (Visiting Assistant Professor), or have a Master’s degree in Neuroscience or a related sub-discipline with college Neuroscience teaching experience (Visiting Instructor).

Application Instructions

As part of the online application, please submit a curriculum vitae, a teaching statement (addressing teaching experience, philosophy, and competencies), undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial versions are acceptable for this stage), a statement describing their fit to the mission of the college (https://hope.edu/about/mission.html) and a cover letter addressed to Associate Professor Leah Chase, Chair of the search committee. In addition, applicants will enter the contact information for three references (including current email addresses). Those references will be contacted by Human Resources to submit a letter of recommendation. Application review begins immediately at https://hope.edu/jobs/. For full consideration, submit materials by March 26, 2018.