Visiting Assistant Professor of Neuroscience

Job description

Kenyon College, a highly selective, nationally ranked liberal arts college in central Ohio, invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Neuroscience for the 2019-2020 academic year. Teaching responsibilities will depend on interest and expertise, but candidates are expected to teach the introductory course, a research methods course, as well as intermediate and advanced courses. The ideal candidate should have a Ph.D. in Neuroscience or related field, demonstrated evidence of scholarly engagement, and a strong commitment to teaching excellence and engaging with diverse communities. The Neuroscience Department is interdisciplinary with several members appointed into other departments (Biology, Chemistry, Psychology, Philosophy, and Anthropology). We are very supportive of interdisciplinary work and are interested in candidates whose work could attract students from outside the discipline, including those in the arts and humanities.

To apply, candidates should visit the online application site found at A complete application will be composed of 1) a cover letter discussing the applicant’s research and scholarship undertaken, its relevance to the field or discipline, and prior teaching experience; 2) a statement of the applicant’s teaching philosophy; 3) a Curriculum Vitae; 4) an unofficial transcript; and 5) three (3) letters of recommendation. All application materials must be submitted electronically through Kenyon’s employment website.

Review of applications will begin January 15, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled. Completed applications received by the January 15, 2019 deadline will be guaranteed full consideration.

Kenyon College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the College's policy to evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, physical and/or mental disability, age, religion, medical condition, veteran status, marital status,
or any other characteristic protected by institutional policy or state, local, or federal law.




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Job No: 492547
Posted: 10/22/2018
Application Due: 12/21/2018
Work Type:
Salary: Competitive