University of St. Thomas

Tenure-track Assistant Professor, Neuroscience

Location
Minneapolis, MN
Posted
Sep 13, 2019
Closes
Oct 13, 2019
Ref
r200067
Contact
University of St. Thomas
Category
Education
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time

Tenure-track Assistant Professor, Neuroscience
Posted Date 1 month ago(9/12/2019 12:43 PM)
Number of Openings 1
Closing Date Open until Filled
Type of Search Faculty
Who May Apply This position is open to all qualified applicants.
Position Number 200067
Campus
St Paul
Department/Unit Psychology - CAS
Employment Type Tenure Track Faculty
FLSA Status Exempt/Salaried
Benefits Eligible Yes
Special Instructions Applicants must apply on-line at www.stthomas.edu/jobs providing 1) a letter of application (cover letter), 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) names and contact information for three references, 4) a written statement of teaching philosophy & research interests, 5) evidence of teaching effectiveness, and 6) statement of classroom inclusivity. Letters of recommendation will be requested as needed. Additional information about the College of Arts & Sciences can be found HERE. The position will remain open until filled. Full consideration will be given to applications received prior to October 11th, 2019.

OVERVIEW

The Neuroscience Program at the University of St. Thomas invites applications for a tenure-track faculty Assistant Professor position with a dual appointment in the Neuroscience Program and either the Biology or Psychology Department, depending on the qualifications and preferences of the applicant, beginning September 1, 2020. The preferred candidate will have a completed PhD in Neuroscience or a related field.

The University of St. Thomas embraces diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity for all. Our convictions of dignity, diversity and personal attention call us to embody and champion a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment. We welcome applicants of diverse races, ethnicities, geographic origins, gender identities, ages, socioeconomic backgrounds, sexual orientations, religions, work experience, physical and intellectual abilities and financial means. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. This commitment is consistent with our university mission: Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely and work skillfully to advance the common good. A successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission.

Primary responsibilities include developing and teaching undergraduate courses in neuroscience, including Principles of Neuroscience and courses in the candidate's area of expertise, and courses in neurobiology and/or molecular neuroscience if dual appointment is in Biology, or courses in learning and memory, cognition, clinical psychology, and/or sensation and perception if dual appointment is in Psychology. The candidate will maintain 9-14 contact hours each week in the classroom or lab (typically 2-4 courses per year, depending on the number of lab courses).

The Neuroscience program actively seeks to attract, retain and develop faculty, staff, and students from all backgrounds to enhance the diversity of the learning community, and to offer our students richly varied perspectives.


QUALIFICATIONS

A PhD (U.S. or Foreign Equivalent) in neuroscience, or a related field, is required for tenure track positions. The candidate must also demonstrate an effective research program that incorporates undergraduate students. Other responsibilities include advising and departmental and program service.

Applicants must apply on-line at www.stthomas.edu/jobs providing 1) a letter of application (cover letter), 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) names and contact information for three references, 4) a written statement of teaching philosophy & research interests, 5) evidence of teaching effectiveness, and 6) statement of classroom inclusivity. Letters of recommendation will be requested as needed. Additional information about the College of Arts & Sciences can be found HERE. The position will remain open until filled. Full consideration will be given to applications received prior to October 11th, 2019.

Established in 1885, the University of St. Thomas is located in the major metropolitan area of Minneapolis-St. Paul, and is Minnesota's largest private university. Its 10,000 students pursue degrees in a wide range of liberal arts, professional, and graduate programs.

The University of St. Thomas, Minnesota Human Resources Department advertises the official job listing on its website at www.stthomas.edu/jobs.

The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer


SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR CANDIDATES

Applicants must apply on-line at www.stthomas.edu/jobs providing 1) a letter of application (cover letter), 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) names and contact information for three references, 4) a written statement of teaching philosophy & research interests, 5) evidence of teaching effectiveness, and 6) statement of classroom inclusivity. Letters of recommendation will be requested as needed. Additional information about the College of Arts & Sciences can be found HERE. The position will remain open until filled. Full consideration will be given to applications received prior to October 11th, 2019.


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