Assistant Professor in Neuroscience
Baldwin Wallace University invites applicants for a tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor in Neuroscience with a preferred research focus in electrophysiology using an invertebrate or fish model system beginning August 1, 2017. This position is a joint appointment between the Biology Department and the Neuroscience Program.
Qualified applicants will have completed a Ph.D. in Neuroscience, Physiology or a related discipline and preference will be given to candidates who have teaching experience and postdoctoral research. Teaching responsibilities will include existing courses on Principles of Neuroscience and Neuroscience Methods, as well as newly developed courses on Cell and Molecular Neuroscience, Neurophysiology or other courses related to the candidate’s area of expertise. Start-up funds will be made available to obtain electrophysiology equipment. The successful candidate will be expected to mentor undergraduate research and to seek extramural grants to support neuroscience research.
Candidates will be expected to develop and teach a seminar course for the first year experience program, share in the supervision of Neuroscience senior thesis projects, serve as academic advisors and participate in a shared governance system.
Founded in 1845, Baldwin Wallace University is an independent, coeducational college in the liberal arts tradition. Located 15 miles southwest of downtown Cleveland, Baldwin Wallace enrolls approximately 3,100 full-time undergraduate day students, 800 part-time students in evening and weekend programs, and 700 graduate students.
Candidates should apply online at https://www.bw.edu/employment. A single Word or PDF file containing cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, research statement, and contact information for 3 current references must be uploaded at time of application. Official transcripts will be requested before a campus interview is scheduled. Full consideration will be given to applications received prior to October 21, 2016 and review will continue until the position is filled. All inquiries regarding the position should be directed to Diana Barko, Search Chair (firstname.lastname@example.org or 440-826-2489).
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