Visiting Assistant Professor of Neuroscience

Location
Tennessee, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Apr 13, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Neuroscience Program at Rhodes College invites qualified applicants for a one-year visiting assistant professor position beginning in August 2021. Rhodes College believes that diversity and inclusion are critical to our success as an institution and we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. The successful candidate must demonstrate a firm commitment to teaching at a liberal arts college and have a Ph.D. (completed by August 2021) in neuroscience or a related field. Teaching responsibilities will include six involvements consisting of a combination of introductory, upper level, and senior seminar courses within the interdisciplinary Neuroscience major (includes faculty from Biology, Psychology, and Chemistry Departments). Preference will be given to candidates with the ability to offer a laboratory course (two involvements) in their area of specialization.

Rhodes is a nationally ranked residential college committed to the liberal arts and sciences. Our highest priorities are intellectual engagement, service to others, commitment to diversity and inclusion, and honor among ourselves. Our students live and learn on one of the country's most beautiful campuses, located in the heart of Memphis, an economic, medical, and culturally diverse center, making Rhodes one of a handful of prominent liberal arts colleges in a major metropolitan area. https://www.rhodes.edu/admission-aid/why-rhodes/liberal-arts-city

Rhodes College prides itself on being a diverse, inclusive, and welcoming environment. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and anti-discrimination. (https://handbook.rhodes.edu/employee-handbook/employment-policies/anti-discrimination-and-harassment-policy). The Neuroscience Program is committed to cultivating a community of faculty, students, and staff who reflect the spectrum of human identities and share these values. Furthermore, Rhodes College is committed to supporting the work-life alignment of its faculty.

Please apply online at jobs.rhodes.edu (https://jobs.rhodes.edu). A complete application will include 1) a cover letter that addresses the strengths the candidate will bring as a teacher and scholar to a liberal arts college environment; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) the names and contact information for three references; 4) a statement of teaching philosophy; 5) a statement of research; and 6) a separate statement that addresses how your experiences with teaching, scholarship, and/or service will contribute to a college community that includes a commitment to diversity and inclusion as one of its core values. The online application system will solicit letters of recommendation electronically from the candidate's recommenders, once their contact information has been entered by the candidate and all other required application materials have been submitted. Review of completed applications will begin May 10th, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates from backgrounds typically underrepresented in higher education are strongly encouraged to apply. Background checks are required before candidates can be brought to campus for interviews, and interviews may be conducted using a virtual format.

For additional information regarding the position, please contact
Dr. Becky Klatzkin, Chair of the Search Committee, at klatzkinr@rhodes.edu.

The Neuroscience Program at Rhodes College invites qualified applicants for a one-year visiting assistant professor position beginning in August 2021. Rhodes College believes that diversity and inclusion are critical to our success as an institution and we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. The successful candidate must demonstrate a firm commitment to teaching at a liberal arts college and have a Ph.D. (completed by August 2021) in neuroscience or a related field. Teaching responsibilities will include six involvements consisting of a combination of introductory, upper level, and senior seminar courses within the interdisciplinary Neuroscience major (includes faculty from Biology, Psychology, and Chemistry Departments). Preference will be given to candidates with the ability to offer a laboratory course (two involvements) in their area of specialization.

Rhodes is a nationally ranked residential college committed to the liberal arts and sciences. Our highest priorities are intellectual engagement, service to others, commitment to diversity and inclusion, and honor among ourselves. Our students live and learn on one of the country's most beautiful campuses, located in the heart of Memphis, an economic, medical, and culturally diverse center, making Rhodes one of a handful of prominent liberal arts colleges in a major metropolitan area. https://www.rhodes.edu/admission-aid/why-rhodes/liberal-arts-city

Rhodes College prides itself on being a diverse, inclusive, and welcoming environment. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and anti-discrimination. (https://handbook.rhodes.edu/employee-handbook/employment-policies/anti-discrimination-and-harassment-policy). The Neuroscience Program is committed to cultivating a community of faculty, students, and staff who reflect the spectrum of human identities and share these values. Furthermore, Rhodes College is committed to supporting the work-life alignment of its faculty.

Please apply online at jobs.rhodes.edu (https://jobs.rhodes.edu). A complete application will include 1) a cover letter that addresses the strengths the candidate will bring as a teacher and scholar to a liberal arts college environment; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) the names and contact information for three references; 4) a statement of teaching philosophy; 5) a statement of research; and 6) a separate statement that addresses how your experiences with teaching, scholarship, and/or service will contribute to a college community that includes a commitment to diversity and inclusion as one of its core values. The online application system will solicit letters of recommendation electronically from the candidate's recommenders, once their contact information has been entered by the candidate and all other required application materials have been submitted. Review of completed applications will begin May 10th, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates from backgrounds typically underrepresented in higher education are strongly encouraged to apply. Background checks are required before candidates can be brought to campus for interviews, and interviews may be conducted using a virtual format.

For additional information regarding the position, please contact
Dr. Becky Klatzkin, Chair of the Search Committee, at klatzkinr@rhodes.edu.

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