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Assistant Professor of Neuroscience
Mission: Ramapo College of New Jersey is New Jersey’s Public Liberal Arts College, dedicated to providing students a strong foundation for a lifetime of achievement. The College is committed to academic excellence through interdisciplinary and experiential learning, and international and intercultural understanding. Ramapo College emphasizes teaching and individual attention to all students. We promote diversity, inclusiveness, sustainability, student engagement, and community involvement.
Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor’s degrees in the arts, business, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include business, elementary education, nursing and social work. The College also offers articulated programs, including dental, optometry, chiropractic and health professions, as well as visual arts therapy and law, with colleges and institutions in New Jersey and New York.
Undergraduate students may choose to concentrate their studies in one of five schools with more than 550 course offerings and more than 38 academic programs. Ramapo College boasts an average student/faculty ratio of 18:1 and an average class size of 23; affording students the opportunity to develop close ties to the College’s exceptional faculty.
Ramapo College of New Jersey invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Neuroscience. Any area of neuroscience will be considered, however those candidates with expertise in 1) Cognitive Neuroscience (e.g. Learning and Memory and Attentional Processing), 2) Affective Neuroscience or 3) Computational Neuroscience are encouraged to apply. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in neuroscience or psychology or a related field. The appointment will begin September 1, 2024.
·         The position requires excellence in teaching and advising, professional and scholarly achievements, and a commitment to service to the institution and community.
·         The successful candidate will be expected to teach (6) courses per academic year across the Neuroscience and Psychology curriculum with an interest in teaching Introduction to Neuroscience, Research Methods, Statistics, Cognitive Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Neuropsychopharmacology, Neuroscience Capstone and courses in the applicant’s area of expertise. Participation in Junior/Senior Research courses is also expected. See https://www.ramapo.edu/sshs/neuroscience/ and /psychology/

             Preference will be given to candidates with the potential to develop an ongoing program of research into which undergraduate students can be  integrated.
Position: Assistant Professor of Neuroscience
Organization: Ramapo College of New Jersey
Location: Mahwah,  NJ 
United States
Posting Start Date: 9/1/2024
Date Posted: 10/31/2023
Requirements Education/Experience:
·         Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in neuroscience or psychology/related field by the appointment start date of September 1, 2024.        
·         Successful applicants must show commitment to undergraduate teaching, potential for success in scholarly achievement and productivity, and commitment to service to the institution and community.
·         Applicants whose work demonstrates a commitment to diversity and inclusion, cultural competency, and/or social justice in higher education are particularly encouraged to apply.
Candidates should apply with a:
·         Cover letter
·         CV
·         Statement of teaching philosophy
·         Research statement
           Please include how you would incorporate undergraduate students in your research.

·        Names and contact information for 3 references

Please include how your background, interests and experience can contribute to the mission of Ramapo College.

Please apply at

Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2023, and continue until the position is filled.
For inquiries, please contact Christian Reich (creich@ramapo.edu), Professor of Behavioral Neuroscience and Chair of the Search Committee. For more information about the neuroscience program at Ramapo College, please visit our webpage: https://www.ramapo.edu/majors-minors/majors/neuroscience/
Status: This listing expires on: 1/29/2024
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Ramapo College of New Jersey
505 Ramapo Valley Rd

Mahwah,  NJ 07430
United States
Christian Reich