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Neuroscience Tenure-Track Position

NEUROPHYSIOLOGIST AT MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE.  The Department of Biology and Program in Neuroscience invite applications for a one-year appointment at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor with a focus in neurophysiology, beginning in Fall 2022.  This is a joint position in Biology (0.5) and Neuroscience (0.5).  Applicants should have a Ph.D and demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching.  The successful candidate is expected to be able to teach an introductory course in cell biology and genetics, a middle-level course in cellular and molecular neuroscience, a course on animal physiology and one elective of the candidate’s choice. The Department of Biology and Program in Neuroscience are especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the growing diversity and excellence of the academic community through their teaching, scholarship, and service.  Demonstration of evidence-based inclusive pedagogy, mentoring, and advising a diverse population of students is essential.

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.

Middlebury College uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically.  Email and paper applications will not be accepted.  At Middlebury, we strive to make our campus a respectful, engaged community that embraces difference, with all the complexity and individuality each person brings.  In your application materials, please address how your teaching, scholarship, mentorship and/or community service might support our commitment to diversity and inclusion.  Through Interfolio, submit a letter of application addressed to Dr. Clarissa Parker, Neurophysiologist Search Committee Chair, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching interests and philosophy, a statement of research interests and plans, copies of teaching evaluations, one sample of scholarly work, and three confidential letters of recommendation, at least two of which speak to teaching promise.   Access to Interfolio is at  Applications for this position will be accepted starting on December 1, 2021, and all application materials must be received by January 17, 2022.

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Program in Neuroscience

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