Two Tenure Track Positions in Neuroscience
The Program in Neuroscience at the College of Wooster invites applications for two tenure-track positions beginning August 2013. One position will be housed in Biology, the other in Psychology. Both successful applicants will contribute to a rapidly growing interdisciplinary Neuroscience major, participate in the First Year Seminar Program and direct undergraduate research in the required Senior Independent Study Program. We seek committed teacher-scholars with demonstrated excellence in undergraduate teaching and productive research programs that will engage students. The College of Wooster provides significant research support, including startup, travel, faculty development funds, and a generous sabbatical program. (Junior faculty are eligible for a research leave of 1 semester after 3 years of teaching, or a research leave of 1 year after 5 years of teaching. Senior faculty are eligible for a research leave of 1 semester after 5 consecutive semesters of teaching or 1 year after 4 years of teaching. All leaves are paid at 100%.). Teaching load includes four or five courses per year as well as advising Independent Study projects.
Assistant Professor of Psychology
The Department of Psychology seeks candidates with training in any area of Human Neuroscience to participate in the First Year Seminar Program and direct undergraduate research in the Senior Independent Study Program. Teaching responsibilities will include Introductory Psychology, Human Neuropsychology, Introduction to Neuroscience, an Integrative Senior Seminar in Neuroscience, and courses in the candidate’s area of specialty. All students at the College of Wooster complete a mentored senior research project. Thus, we seek a committed teacher-scholar with demonstrated excellence in undergraduate teaching and a productive research program that will engage students. Ph.D. or ABD required. Candidates should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, statements of teaching and research interest and arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent to ude.retsoow|ygolohcysp#ude.retsoow|ygolohcysp. Electronic applications are preferred and should be received by October 19th, 2012 for full consideration. Hard copies may be sent to Mary Spencer 1189 Beall Avenue, The College of Wooster, Wooster, OH 44691. Questions concerning the position can be addressed to Dr. John Neuhoff, Chair, Department of Psychology, ude.retsoow|ffohuenj#ude.retsoow|ffohuenj.
Assistant Professor of Biology
Teaching responsibilities will include Cellular Neuroscience, Development, and Introductory Molecular/Cellular Biology. Preference will be given to applicants whose research interests emphasize integrative/physiological approaches. Applicants should have a PhD; postdoctoral research and/or teaching experience preferred. Send curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching philosophy, graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to ude.retsoow|ygoloib#ude.retsoow|ygoloib. Questions concerning this position should be directed to Dr. M. Loveless, Chair of Biology, ude.retsoow|sselevolm#ude.retsoow|sselevolm. Electronic applications are preferred, and should be received by October 12th, 2012 for full consideration.
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