Assistant Professor of Neuroscience

Minnesota, United States
Competitive Salary
Aug 20, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Neuroscience Program at Carleton College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor, to start September 1, 2021. The Neuroscience Program at Carleton is jointly administered by faculty in Neuroscience, Biology and Psychology: for further information please consult the program website at We seek candidates with a PhD in neuroscience or a related field, particularly those with expertise in cellular and molecular neurobiology. The candidate is expected to develop an active on-campus research program with undergraduate students. The Neuroscience program is housed in Carleton’s integrated science center that joins three buildings: the newly constructed Anderson Hall and renovated Olin and Hulings Halls. The teaching load is five courses spread equally across three 10-week trimesters. Teaching responsibilities will include Foundations in Neuroscience with accompanying laboratory, a mid-level Neurobiology course with accompanying laboratory, a topical mid-level course, and a seminar in the candidate’s area of expertise.

Carleton College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts institution located about 45 minutes south of Minneapolis/St. Paul). We seek candidates committed to teaching a diverse student body. Carleton College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, veteran status, actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, status with regard to public assistance, disability, or age in providing employment or access to its educational facilities and activities. Carleton is committed to developing its faculty to better reflect the diversity of our student body and American society. Women and members of minority groups underrepresented in STEM are strongly encouraged to apply.

To apply, please visit the Carleton College Web site at and submit an online application, including a letter of application, CV, a statement about teaching in an undergraduate liberal arts environment and how you would contribute to a college community that embraces a diversity of people and perspectives as one of its core values, and description of research interests, including how you would involve undergraduates at Carleton. In addition, please submit contact information for three letters of reference to be uploaded to the website. DEADLINE: Applications will be evaluated starting September 1, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled.