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Position Details
Posting ID: 16034
Position Title: Assistant Professor, Neuroscience
Category: Tenure-track
Department: Keck Science
Department URL:
Description: The W.M. Keck Science Department of Claremont McKenna College, Pitzer College and Scripps College invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in Neuroscience at the Assistant Professor level to begin July 2018. The department, which houses a wide spectrum of faculty members from the physical and life sciences, including neuroscience, for three of the five undergraduate Claremont Colleges, offers innovative and interdisciplinary programs in the natural sciences. The neuroscience program extends across the five undergraduate Claremont Colleges. Many faculty members participate in collaborative research projects, both within the department and with research groups at nearby colleges and universities. We seek a broadly trained neuroscientist who is committed to excellence in teaching and who will develop a vibrant research program using quantitative methods that fully engages undergraduate students. We are interested in all aspects of neuroscience, excluding cognitive neuroscience. The position offers opportunities to teach both cell/molecular and systems neuroscience courses, introductory biology, non-majors courses, and a course in the candidate’s field. Candidates will be asked to discuss their ability to teach a diverse student body and contribute to fostering diversity in the department. A Ph.D. degree, post-doctoral experience, and a record of scholarly publication are required.
and Timetable:
Please apply online at Upload a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a diversity statement (of no more than one page), a statement of teaching philosophy, a description of proposed research with equipment needs, and the names and e-mail addresses of three references. Any inquiries may be addressed to Professor Melissa Coleman at Additional information about the department may be found at Review of applications will begin March 12, 2018, and the position will remain open until filled.

The Keck Science Department of Claremont McKenna, Pitzer, and Scripps Colleges is an equal opportunity employer. In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, the department actively encourage applications from women and members of historically under-represented social groups in higher education.