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Visiting Assistant Professor for Neuroscience

Trinity University being one of the nation’s top liberal arts universities. We're located in the heart of San Antonio, a large, vibrant and diverse city where our students learn from and participate in a multicultural urban environment. Trinity University is a prestigious, selective liberal arts institution, with over 11,000 applications, and approximately 650 first-year students in the Class of 2026. Discover more about Trinity University. Additional information can be found on the Resource Guide of Trinity & San Antonio.

Trinity University Department of Biology invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor to begin in August 2023. Candidates with a Ph.D. will receive preference. Responsibilities relate to teaching one to three of four total sections of the laboratory component of the Neurobiology course. The students in lab are senior Neuroscience majors. As the lab uses extracellular and sharp electrode intracellular electrophysiology, an understanding of and experience using electrophysiology is required. Applicants with laboratory teaching experience in Neurobiology, Physiology, Developmental, Cellular Biology or related courses are preferred.

Trinity University is a nationally recognized, small, private liberal arts and sciences college where high-quality undergraduate teaching is valued and high impact undergraduate research is supported. The Department of Biology (https://www.trinity.edu/academics/departments/biology) is composed of 14 faculty with diverse research interests and serves majors in Biology, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Environmental Studies, Global Public Health and Neuroscience. Trinity is located in San Antonio, a large, vibrant, cosmopolitan city located in south central Texas.

Position: Visiting Assistant Professor for Neuroscience
Organization: Trinity University
Location: San Antonio,  TX 
Posting Start Date: 8/11/2023
Date Posted: 7/6/2023


The Visiting Assistant Professor will teach three lab sections of Neurobiology (BIOL 3457).




An earned master’s degree or a Ph.D. candidate after successfully passing all qualifying exams without condition with a concentration in some aspect of Neuroscience, physiology, developmental or cellular biology by August 11, 2023.



In addition to general academic competence required for the assigned course, the ideal candidate will have:

  • Evidence of teaching excellence at the undergraduate level
  • Demonstrated commitment to Trinity University’s liberal arts mission
  • ?Relevant graduate coursework or publications aligned with the identified teaching areas
  • A demonstrated commitment to Trinity’s value of intentional inclusion
  • A willingness to support the goals of the Pathways general education curriculum


Start Your Application: Visit the Position Posting and select "Apply.” Only complete fields with a red asterisk (required). 


Work Experience field: provide just the most current employment. There is no need to provide full employment history in this field. Please provide in the CV. 


Education field: provide educational information on undergraduate (BS, BA, etc.) and terminal (PhD, MFa, JD, etc.) degrees.


Resume/CV field: upload the following required application materials, each as a separate pdf file (note: a maximum of five (5) can be uploaded):

  • Cover letter, (1-2 pages single-spaced) that addresses candidate qualifications and interest in the position
  • CV, including a list of 3 references
  • Unofficial academic transcripts from all postsecondary institutions
  • Teaching Experience and Philosophy
  • Diversity Statement - responding to the prompt: “Trinity University is committed to the value of intentional inclusion. Please provide a brief statement (250-500 words) describing your past efforts as well as your future plans to advance diversity, equity and inclusion in your teaching.” 


Prof. Gerard Beaudoin, Chair of the Search Committee, Department of Biology, gerard.beaudoin@trinity.edu

Status: This listing expires on: 10/4/2023
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Trinity University

San Antonio,  TX 78212
Gerard Beaudoin