Systems Neuroscientist, Tenure Track

Job announcement:

SYSTEMS NEUROSCIENTIST AT MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE.  We invite applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Program in Neuroscience within the area of Systems Neuroscience, beginning in Fall 2015.  Applicants should have a Ph.D. and a demonstrated commitment to excellence in both teaching and research.  Teaching responsibilities include: a sophomore level foundation course in neuroscience with lab, an upper level course in systems neuroscience, and a senior seminar in neuroscience.  The successful candidate is expected to establish an active research program using human subjects or a non-mammalian system.  Candidates should provide evidence of commitment to excellent teaching and of their desire to develop and sustain an active research program involving undergraduates. See for more information about the Middlebury Program in Neuroscience. 

 Middlebury College is a top-tier liberal arts college with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in faculty teaching and research. An Equal Opportunity Employer, the College is committed to hiring a diverse faculty as we work to foster innovation in our curriculum and to provide a rich and varied educational experience to our increasingly diverse student body.  EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

 Applications for this position will be accepted starting on August 15, 2014, and all application materials must be received by October 15, 2014.  Middlebury College uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically.  Email and paper applications will not be accepted.  Through Interfolio, submit a letter of application addressed to the search committee chair, Dr. Mark Spritzer, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching interests and teaching philosophy, a statement of research interests, one sample of scholarly work, copies of teaching evaluations (if available), and three confidential letters of recommendation, at least two of which speak to teaching ability.  More information is available at

 Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background check.  


Program in Neuroscience

McCardell Bicentennial Hall
276 Bicentennial Way
Middlebury College
Middlebury, VT 05753