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Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) - Neuroscience (22-23)

DePaul University
Illinois, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Jul 23, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Other Science & Technology
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position description

The Neuroscience Program at DePaul University is pleased to invite applications for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin autumn 2022.

Applicants must hold a PhD and be broadly trained in neuroscience with a strong commitment to undergraduate education in a diverse environment. The successful applicant will establish an active independent research program that includes undergraduate students. Teaching responsibilities will include introductory and upper-level courses in the Neuroscience Program in addition to courses aimed at non-science majors. Outstanding candidates from any neuroscience discipline will be considered with preference given to candidates with specializations that complement and expand on current areas of expertise in the Program. Candidates with experience in electrophysiology or computational methods in the cellular, or behavioral neurosciences are especially encouraged to apply. In addition to teaching and research activities, the faculty member will participate in service opportunities while contributing to a growing Neuroscience Program. Dedicated research space and startup funds are available.

Visit for more information about the Neuroscience Program.

About the College of Science and Health

The College of Science and Health is the third largest college at DePaul, enrolling over 3,000 students. The college includes programs in mathematics, psychology, physics and astrophysics, environmental science and studies, chemistry and biochemistry, biology, neuroscience, health sciences and nursing. The College of Science and Health provides high quality, personalized, accessible science and health education to a diverse student body, grounded in the values of St. Vincent de Paul.  Our teaching and research advance knowledge and service to society. The College is located on DePaul’s Lincoln Park campus.


Applicants must hold a PhD and be broadly trained in neuroscience with a strong commitment to undergraduate education in a diverse environment.

DePaul seeks candidates with demonstrated cultural competencies to include teaching, service and research in diverse learning communities.

Application Instructions

Applicants should apply online with:

  • A cover letter
  • Curriculum vita
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Statement of research agenda
  • Contact information for three references. References will be emailed with a link to upload their recommendations.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates will not be considered until all the above materials are received.  Applications submitted by October 1st, 2021, will receive priority consideration. Interviews will begin in November 2021.


For further questions about this position, please contact Dr. Eric Norstrom


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

DePaul University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, martical status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.

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Title IX Statement:

Federal Title IX policy requires that all colleges and universities make known the contact information for the person responsible for coordinating its efforts to comply with Title IX responsibilities.  At DePaul University, the Title IX Coordinator is Kathryn Statz.  Her office is located in Lincoln Park on the 3rd floor of the Student Center, 2250 N. Sheffield Avenue.  She can be reached at 312-362-8970, or

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