Assistant Professor of Neurobiology

Job Type: 
Tenure Track Faculty
St. Mary's College of Maryland

Neurobiologist - The Department of Biology and the Cross-disciplinary Program in the Neurosciences at St. Mary’s College of Maryland jointly invite applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning August 2019. We especially encourage applicants with research interests in cellular and/or molecular neuroscience. Teaching responsibilities include: Principles of Biology, Neurobiology, Introduction to the Neurosciences, Seminar in the Neurosciences, and electives in the candidate’s area of specialization. Mentoring undergraduate research is also expected. Ph.D. required; postdoctoral training and/or teaching experience preferred.

Non-sectarian since its founding in 1840, St. Mary's College of Maryland is a public Carnegie Baccalaureate, Arts and Sciences institution which has been designated as Maryland's public honors college. We are located in St. Mary's City, 70 miles southeast of Washington, D.C. With selective admissions policies, academically talented students, and a rigorous curriculum, we offer a small college experience similar to that found at exceptional private colleges. St. Mary’s faculty benefit from a comprehensive program of support for scholarship, research, travel, and curriculum development, including course releases for pre-tenure faculty and leaves for tenured faculty. 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, statement of research interests, and evidence of teaching effectiveness (if available). Applicants should also arrange for the submission of three confidential letters of recommendation, which can be requested through their Interfolio Dossier account. Applicants should indicate in their cover letter how their teaching at the College will contribute to a culture of inclusion and campus diversity. Applications are being accepted online at:  Questions may be directed to Jordan Price at [email protected].

Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check. St. Mary’s College of Maryland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.  

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