Assistant Professor of Biology - Neurobiologist

St. Mary's College of Maryland
Maryland, United States
Salary Not specified
Aug 20, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Cross-disciplinary Program in Neuroscience and the Department of Biology at St. Mary’s College of Maryland in Historic St. Mary’s City jointly invite applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Biology (Neurobiologist) position beginning August 2021. We especially encourage applicants with research interests in cellular and/or molecular neuroscience with a strong background in statistical analysis. Teaching responsibilities include participating in core courses in the neurosciences and biology programs as needed: Neurobiology, Introduction to the Neurosciences, Special Topics in Neuroscience, Biostatistics, Principles of Biology, and electives in the candidate’s area of specialization. Because both teaching and research are highly valued, we seek candidates with a commitment to excellence in teaching as well as an active research program that can involve undergraduates. Ph.D. required; postdoctoral training and/or teaching experience preferred. Employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

Non-sectarian since its founding, St. Mary's College of Maryland is a public Carnegie Baccalaureate, Arts and Sciences institution which has been designated as Maryland's public honors college.  We are located in St. Mary's City, 70 miles southeast of Washington, D.C.  With selective admissions policies, academically talented students, and a rigorous curriculum, we offer a small college experience similar to that found at exceptional private colleges. St. Mary’s faculty benefit from a comprehensive program of support for scholarship, research, travel, and curriculum development, including course releases for pre-tenure faculty and leaves for tenured faculty. The quality of life is enhanced by the recreational opportunities of the Chesapeake region and by our proximity to Washington, D.C. and Baltimore.

St. Mary’s College ( embodies diversity and inclusion in its mission. We create an environment that recognizes the value of individual and group differences and we encourage inquiries from applicants who will contribute to our cultural and ethnic diversity. Application materials should include cover letter (within the cover letter, applicants are requested to speak to ways in which their teaching will contribute to a culture of inclusion and campus diversity), curriculum vitae (including e-mail address), statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interests, evidence of teaching effectiveness (if available), and three confidential letters of recommendation. Applicants can request confidential letters through their Interfolio Dossier account, and may be uploaded for free by the letter writer directly to our Interfolio-hosted account for committee review. Applications are being accepted online at:  Questions may be directed to Dr. Aileen Bailey at

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. St. Mary’s College of Maryland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. 

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