Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

Assistant Professor of Neuroscience & Behavior

Posted: 7/22/2018 (Employment)

The Program in Neuroscience and Behavior at Mount Holyoke College invites applications for a full-time tenure-track assistant professor in systems neuroscience beginning July 1, 2019. The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to build a rigorous program of high quality research that integrally involves the contributions of undergraduate students. Research interests across the discipline of neuroscience are welcome and may include vertebrate and invertebrate models, or computational approaches. We also seek candidates with a strong commitment to undergraduate education who will teach 4 courses per year, which may include an introductory course, the development of an intermediate neuroscience course, and upper-level laboratory and seminar courses in the candidate’s area of expertise.

Mount Holyoke supports faculty scholarship through competitive start-up funds, travel support, internal grants, and a generous sabbatical policy. Newly renovated laboratory spaces are available to accommodate mammalian and non-mammalian model organisms. Mount Holyoke also offers a comprehensive faculty mentoring program and invests in faculty across their career span. All candidates should have a doctorate at the time of application; postdoctoral experience is preferred.

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Location: Mount Holyoke College