Assistant Professor - Neuroscience

Job Type: 
Tenure Track Faculty
DePaul University

The Neuroscience Program at DePaul University is pleased to invite applications for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin autumn 2020.


Applicants must hold a PhD and be broadly trained in neuroscience with a strong commitment to undergraduate education in a diverse environment. The successful applicant will establish an active research program that includes undergraduate and masters students. Preference will be given to candidates with specializations in electrophysiology, computational neuroscience, and/or invertebrate model systems, though outstanding candidates of any neuroscience discipline will be considered. The faculty member will be responsible for teaching introductory and upper-level courses in the Neuroscience Program and Department of Biological Sciences and will participate in service opportunities in addition to contributing to a growing Neuroscience Program. Dedicated research space and startup funds are available.


Visit for more information about the Neuroscience Program.


Review of applications will begin November 1st and continue until the position is filled. 


Applicants should apply online with a cover letter, curriculum vita, statement of teaching philosophy and research agenda, and three letters of reference.  You will be asked to submit contact information for your references, and they will be emailed with a link to upload their recommendations.

To apply, please visit the following URL:

E-mail Dr. Eric Norstrom [email protected] for additional inquiries.


The College of Science and Health is the third largest college at DePaul, enrolling over 3,000 students. The college includes programs in mathematics, psychology, physics and astrophysics, environmental science and studies, chemistry and biochemistry, biology, neuroscience, health sciences and nursing. The College of Science and Health provides high quality, personalized, accessible science and health education to a diverse student body, grounded in the values of St. Vincent de Paul.  Our teaching and research advance knowledge and service to society. The College is located on DePaul’s Lincoln Park campus.


As an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer, DePaul University provides job opportunities to qualified individuals without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, parental status, housing status, source of income or military status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.