Assistant Professor in Neuroscience/Neurobiology
The Biological Sciences Department, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA is seeking applications to fill one full-time, academic year, tenure-track position in the field of neurobiology/neuroscience beginning September 16, 2024. The department is seeking an appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor; a higher rank may be considered in an exceptional situation. Rank and salary are commensurate with qualification and experience, with the anticipated Assistant Professor hiring range being $86,508 - $96,408.
The selected candidate will be enthusiastic about undergraduate teaching and implementing a student-centered research program that involves both undergraduate and graduate (Master’s) students. Ideal candidates should have expertise in one of the following areas: gut-brain axis, neural stem cells/neurogenesis, or sensory neurobiology, however, specialties that complement other areas of expertise in our department may be considered.
Faculty in our department typically teach 2-3 courses per quarter, with the opportunity to reduce this by mentoring student research and/or procuring extramural research funding. The teaching assignment for this position will include courses at various levels in anatomy & physiology for both majors and non-majors, including an upper-level course in neuroscience and the opportunity to develop new courses in the candidate's area of specialty.
The Bailey College of Science and Mathematics (BCSM) at California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo is committed to creating and sustaining a diverse, equitable, and inclusive university community that reflects and serves the population of California. Cal Poly strongly values diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), especially in the classroom and among its areas of study. Cal Poly seeks to recruit faculty who enthusiastically support the University’s strong commitment to the academic success of all our students, including students of color, students with disabilities, students who are first generation to college, veterans, students with diverse socio-economic backgrounds, and students of diverse sexual orientations and gender expressions.
A Ph.D. in biology or closely related discipline required. Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated excellence in university-level teaching and research (commensurate with time since degree) and/or experience in working with diverse populations and fostering collaborative, supportive and inclusive environments.
For more information and to apply, visit https://jobs.calpoly.edu/en-us/job/532754/tenure-track-position-neurobiologyneuroscience
, complete a required online faculty application and submit to requisition# 532754. Interested candidates must attach (1) a cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) teaching philosophy statement, (4) research plan, (5) diversity statement, (6) unofficial undergraduate transcript(s) as one document, and (7) unofficial graduate transcript(s) as one document. These documents will not be accepted in hard copy format. When completing the online faculty application, please be prepared to provide three professional references with names and email addresses. Official transcripts are required prior to appointment. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2023. Complete applications received after that date may be considered. For more information about the Biological Sciences department, visit https://bio.calpoly.edu
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