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Assistant Teaching Professor of Neuroscience (Behavioral or Cognitive)

William & Mary
William & Mary

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Assistant Teaching Professor of Neuroscience (Behavioral or Cognitive)

Unit Mission Statement:

The mission of William & Mary and Arts & Sciences is to foster teaching, research, and public service as an integral part of education linked through programs designed to preserve, transmit, and expand knowledge.

Position Summary:

The Neuroscience Program at William & Mary, a public university of the Commonwealth of Virginia, invites applications for a 2-year, non-tenure-track Assistant Teaching Professor of Neuroscience instructional position that will begin August 10, 2024. Located in historic Williamsburg, Virginia and close to metropolitan areas such as Richmond, Norfolk, and Virginia Beach, William & Mary consistently ranks among the top public universities nationally.
This appointment has a service component commensurate with rank. This appointment may be renewable contingent upon program needs, availability of funds, and performance review.
We seek an individual with expertise in behavioral or cognitive neuroscience or a related discipline. The successful applicant will be expected to be an effective teacher and will have a [3-3] teaching load at the undergraduate level.

Required Qualifications:

A Ph.D. in Neuroscience, Biology, Psychology or related disciplines is required at the time the appointment begins. Candidates will be expected to teach an undergraduate course in Physiological Psychology and develop advanced undergraduate courses in their area of expertise.

Preferred Qualifications:

Previous experience teaching and mentoring undergraduates is preferred. Candidates with experience or ability to additionally teach Cognitive Psychology and/or Statistics are especially encouraged to apply.

Conditions of Employment:

This position is restricted to a limited term.


3KF170 Neuroscience


William & Mary

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Special Application Instructions:

Applicants must apply online at https:/ / Submit a curriculum vitae, a cover letter, a statement of teaching interests, a statement of research interests, and evidence of teaching effectiveness (such as course evaluations). A diversity statement is not required but applicants are encouraged to reflect on their past experiences or future plans to foster an inclusive and welcoming climate for learners/scholars in Neuroscience in any of the aforementioned required documents. Applicants will be prompted to submit online the names and email addresses of three references who will be contacted by the system with instructions for how to submit a letter of reference.

For full consideration, applicants must submit application materials by the initial review date, February 1st. Applications received after the initial review date will be considered if needed.

Background Check Statement:

William & Mary is committed to providing a safe campus community. W&M conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

EEO Statement:

William & Mary values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. The university is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Benefits Summary Statement:

William & Mary offers our employees a full array of benefits including retirement, health insurance with options for expanded dental and vision along with group and optional life insurance with coverage for spouse and children, flexible spending accounts, and an EAP (Employee Assistance Program).

Our employees enjoy additional university benefits such as educational assistance, professional development, wellness benefits, and a robust holiday schedule. All employees have access to fitness facilities on campus. Staff members also have access to the university libraries, and much more. To learn more, go to:


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