The Department of Psychology & Neuroscience at Millsaps
College is seeking an outstanding candidate for a tenure track
Neuroscience position at the level of Assistant Professor.
Millsaps is a private, national liberal arts college, with a Phi
Beta Kappa Chapter, an AACSB accredited business school, and an
undergraduate Neuroscience major with a Nu Rho Psi honors society
chapter. Millsaps has been praised by Colleges That Change
Lives, The Princeton Review,
Kiplinger's Personal Finance Magazine, the John
Templeton Foundation, The Fiske Guide to Colleges,
and Insight Magazine. Faculty are typically
expected to teach 3 classes per semester and to maintain an active
research program. Research interests are open, but candidates with
experience in electrophysiology, neuroanatomy, neurobiology, or
cognitive neuroscience techniques will be given preference.
Candidates should have a Ph.D., a strong research record and have
interest and experience working with undergraduate student
researchers. The successful candidate will be required to
develop a nationally recognized research program in biomedical
sciences, where stimulating research to encourage the creativity of
undergraduates will be a priority, and will have the opportunity to
interact extensively with the Mississippi INBRE (msinbre.org).
Mississippi INBRE is funded through the NIH and is a network of
colleges and universities throughout Mississippi that is dedicated
to improving the biomedical research infrastructure in the state.
Mississippi INBRE network gives researchers access to cutting edge
technologies, as well as mentorship for program development. Funds
will be available to the successful candidate through the
Mississippi INBRE for up to three years to develop a successful
research program in biomedical sciences.
Candidates should be prepared to teach a range of topics in
Neuroscience and Psychology including Introduction to Neuroscience,
Introduction to Psychology, a senior level Neuroscience capstone
course, and specialty courses in neuroscience. Applicants
should send curriculum vitae, a research statement, a statement of
teaching philosophy, teaching evaluations, and three letters of
reference to: Dr. Kurt Thaw at firstname.lastname@example.org, Chair of
Psychology and Neuroscience,. Questions regarding the search
may be directed to Dr. Thaw at email@example.com or
601-974-1380. Millsaps College is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minority
candidates are especially encouraged to apply. Employment is
contingent upon funding approval and successful background
verification. Review of applications will begin immediately and
will continue until the position is filled.