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Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Biology and Neuroscience
DATE ANNOUNCED: January 2023

POSITION: Faculty in Neuroscience; tenure-track

TITLE: Assistant Professor in Neuroscience


DEADLINE: Screening of applications begins February 10 and continues until position is filled.  (This was posted later than we anticipated, and applications after Feb 10 are definitely welcome.)

QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. by September 2023 (preferred; ABD considered) in Biology, Neuroscience, or related disciplines; ability and willingness to teach majors' and non-majors' neuroscience and biology courses and contribute to general education, interdisciplinary, and team-taught courses; evidence of potential for teaching excellence; promise of continued scholarly activity; and willingness to support the mission of the College. Preference will be given to candidates with college-level teaching and research experience and expertise that complements current faculty.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach (the equivalent of) three 14-week undergraduate courses in both fall and winter terms including introductory biology lecture/lab, biology and neuroscience courses for majors and non-majors, and a 4-week May term course; mentor seniors in research; advise students; engage in scholarship and service appropriate to the liberal arts setting.

SALARY: Competitive

CONTRACT: Nine-month, tenure-track contract.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Send curriculum vita, unofficial graduate transcripts, contact information for three professional references, and a letter of application describing your teaching, scholarship, and service experience/interests and how these will support the distinctive mission and institutional learning outcomes of Wartburg College. In the application letter, please also address any experiences you have working with diverse groups of students. This information should be submitted electronically to: HR@wartburg.edu or by regular mail to: Jamie Hollaway, Director of Human Resources, Wartburg College, 100 Wartburg Blvd., Waverly, IA 50677-1003. For specific inquiries contact Stephanie Toering Peters, chair of the search committee (stephanie.toering@wartburg.edu). For further information about the college and the city of Waverly, see http://www.wartburg.edu. For information about the Biology Department and the Neuroscience program, see https://www.wartburg.edu/biology/ and https://www.wartburg.edu/neuroscience/. Wartburg College requires a criminal background check for position finalists. 

Founded in 1852, Wartburg College is a selective four-year liberal arts college of the Lutheran Church (ELCA), nationally recognized for community engagement. The college offers more than 50 academic majors and pre-professional and certificate programs leading to the bachelor’s degree. The Wartburg Community is committed to creating and maintaining a mutually respectful environment that recognizes and celebrates diversity among all students, faculty, and staff. As an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution, Wartburg College actively seeks applications from members of underrepresented groups.

Located in the Cedar Valley (near Waterloo and Cedar Falls, Iowa), Waverly is within driving distance of major Midwest metropolitan areas including Des Moines, Iowa (2.5 hours); Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minn. (3 hours); Madison, Wis. (3.5 hours); Rochester, Minn. (2 hours); Chicago (5 hours); and Omaha, Neb. (4 hours).
Position: Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Biology and Neuroscience
Organization: Wartburg College
Location: Waverly,  IA 
United States
Posting Start Date: 1/30/2023
Date Posted: 2/3/2023
Status: This listing expires on: 5/4/2023
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Wartburg College

Waverly,  IA 50677
United States
Stephanie Toering Peters