Tenure-Track Neurobiologist

Kenosha, Wisconsin
Sep 07, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Biology Department and Neuroscience Program at Carthage College are seeking a broadly trained neurobiologist for a full-time, tenure-track position. The successful candidate would teach several classes spanning Biology and Neuroscience including: Introductory Biology, Introductory Behavioral Neuroscience, Genetics, Cell Biology and an advanced Neuro Anatomy and Physiology lab-based course. Throughout these courses, the successful candidate is expected to utilize authentic research-based labs for undergraduates. The ability and motivation to collaborate with other faculty members will be highly valued. Applicants are required to have a Ph.D. in Biology or Neuroscience with a strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching, as well as the ability to establish a productive research program with undergraduates.

The Carthage Biology Department and Neuroscience program are housed in a newly expanded and renovated science center that includes more than $1.5 million in instrument and equipment investments. The College offers small class sizes, start-up funds for research, and the opportunity to work closely with undergraduates in both the classroom and laboratory.

How To Apply
Apply online. Interested candidates should submit a single PDF file including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, and the names and contact information of three professional references. Applicants must submit a single file to the “Resume Upload” section.

Inquiries should be directed to the chair of the search committee: Dr. Deborah Tobiason

For best consideration, applications should be received by Oct. 1, 2017. Applications will not be accepted after Oct. 15, 2017.

About Carthage

Founded in 1847, Carthage College combines an environment of reflection and self-discovery with a culture of high expectation, so that our students uncover and ignite their true potential. As a four-year private liberal arts college with roots in the Lutheran tradition, we place a strong emphasis on both moral and intellectual values. Our prime location in Kenosha, Wisconsin, midway between Chicago and Milwaukee, allows students the opportunity to learn in a professional context. Our beautiful campus, an 80-acre arboretum on the shore of Lake Michigan is home to 150 scholars, 2,600 full-time students, and 400 part-time students. Our rich academic experience equips students with foundational knowledge and skills, preparing graduates to be lifelong learners and to lead meaningful, productive lives.

Carthage College is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse community. We welcome applications from a broad spectrum of people, including members of ethnic minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability.

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