Lecturer in Neuroscience
The Neuroscience Program at Smith College invites applications for a 2-year Instructor position, to begin on or after July 1, 2023. Successful candidates should be prepared to engage actively with liberal arts students of diverse backgrounds. Teaching responsibilities include both introductory and advanced courses (5 courses per academic year), including courses centered on the candidate’s field of specialization. Our introductory curriculum includes Fundamentals of Neuroscience and Experimental Methods in Neuroscience. A Ph.D. in Neuroscience or a related field is expected by the time of appointment, and teaching experience is recommended. Candidates from groups underrepresented in STEM are strongly encouraged to apply.
Located in Northampton, MA, Smith College is the largest women’s college in the country and is dedicated to excellence in teaching and research across the liberal arts. A faculty of outstanding scholars interacts with students in small classes, as academic advisors, and through student-faculty research projects. Smith College offers opportunities to foster faculty success at every career stage, such as those listed here
. The College houses a number of research centers with instrumentation to support molecular biosciences, microscopy, and other collective needs, as well as an AAALAC accredited animal care facility housing a variety of research organisms. The College is a member of the Five College Consortium along with Amherst, Hampshire and Mt. Holyoke Colleges, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Details about the Neuroscience Program may be found here
Submit application at with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, and diversity/inclusion statement, and the contact information for three confidential references at https://apply.interfolio.com/122502. Finalists may be asked for additional materials. Review of applications will begin on April 15, 2023 and continue until the position is filled.
Diversity and a culture of equity and inclusion among students, staff, faculty, and administration are crucial to the mission and values
of Smith College. The entire college is currently engaged in multi-level strategic thinking and action about how to become an antiracist campus via this emergent plan
. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression or veteran status in the recruitment and employment of faculty and staff, and the operation of any of its programs and activities, as specified by all applicable laws and regulations. Women, historically underrepresented minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.