Neuroscience: Assistant or Associate Professor: The College of Wooster
|Organization:||The Program in Neuroscience
The College of Wooster
|Type of Position:||Assistant Professor or Associate Professor|
Description & Details:
We are looking for a broadly trained specialist in any area of Neuroscience. Candidates at the assistant level should show potential to teach Introduction to Neuroscience, an upper-level neuroscience seminar, and a laboratory course in their area of expertise. They should also be able to advise research projects broadly in Neuroscience, as all seniors must complete this requirement. Candidates are expected to work with and mentor BIPOC students and should demonstrate inclusive teaching practices. Candidates are expected to contribute to existing efforts in experiential learning in neuroscience courses. Applications at the associate level are expected to show evidence for the above-mentioned aspects of the job description.
The Program in Neuroscience has five faculty who contribute to the Neuroscience curriculum in addition to other majors at the College and graduates approximately 25 majors annually, many of whom pursue advanced study in neuroscience, psychology, or biology or careers in medicine, allied health professions, or public health. For more information on the program, it’s students and faculty, and available research facilities see https://www.wooster.edu/departments/neuroscience/.
Applicants should submit through Interfolio a letter of application; curriculum vitae; unofficial graduate transcripts; a teaching philosophy statement (max. 3 pages, addressing teaching introductory and advanced courses and mentoring undergraduate research); a research statement (max. 3 pages, addressing past projects and how these can be expanded in the future at an undergraduate institution); a statement detailing how the applicant has engaged and/or expects to engage with issues of diversity and inclusion in the classroom, the curriculum, as well as on campus and in the broader community; and three reference letters.