Announcement of a Three-Year Visiting Position in Behavioral Neuroscience
The Departments of Biological Sciences and Psychology & Education, and the Program in Neuroscience and Behavior at Mount Holyoke College are searching for a three-year, interdisciplinary Visiting Assistant Professor. We seek a behavioral neuroscientist who can teach some combination of the following courses: an advanced laboratory-based course in neurobiology; an advanced laboratory course in behavioral neuroscience; an applied statistics course; and, topical courses in the applicant’s area of expertise at beginning and advanced levels. The teaching load is five courses per year. Teaching experience is preferred. A research program involving undergraduates is desirable; however, facilities and staff for the care of invertebrate and vertebrate (including mammals) species are provided. Successful candidates should complete the doctorate by September 2013.
Mount Holyoke is an undergraduate liberal arts college for women with 2,300 students and 220 faculty. Over half the faculty are women; one-fifth are persons of color. It is located about 80 miles west of Boston in the Connecticut River valley, and is a member of the Five College Consortium consisting of Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith Colleges and the University of Massachusetts. Mount Holyoke is committed to fostering multicultural diversity and awareness in its faculty, staff, and student body and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and persons of color are encouraged to apply.
Please send a cover letter in which you clearly indicate which courses you are prepared to teach, plus a curriculum vitae, and statements of teaching and research interests (as separate documents attached to a single email) to firstname.lastname@example.org . Also, please have three letters of reference sent to email@example.com . Review of applications will begin on February 1, 2013.