Tenure-Track Assistant Prof Neurobiology, Holy Cross, Worcester, MA



The Department of Biology at the College of the Holy Cross invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor appointment in Neurobiology to begin in August 2017. Specific courses will include an intermediate level, neurobiology-related course with accompanying lab and a neurobiology-related course for non-majors. An ability to contribute to both the biology department’s introductory sequence and the new interdisciplinary neuroscience program is essential. This position carries a 3-2 teaching load with a full salary, one-semester research leave prior to tenure review, and generous sabbatical and fellowship leaves for tenured faculty. Tenure-track faculty are eligible for travel support and reimbursement of relocation costs within the College’s published policies. All full-time appointments offer competitive salaries and include full benefits.


Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to undergraduate teaching at the introductory and advanced levels and be prepared to develop an active research program in which engaged undergraduate students may meaningfully participate. A Ph.D. is required; postdoctoral experience is preferred. The College and the Biology Department maintain a core commitment to diversity and inclusion, and the most competitive applicants will excel at working with a broadly diverse student body. For more information, please visit http://holycross.edu/diversity.

Please submit a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, a statement on teaching expertise and specific teaching interests, a research plan, transcripts (undergraduate and graduate), and three confidential letters of recommendation. The College encourages applicants to include in their materials reflection on how they could specifically contribute to the College’s commitment to diversity and inclusion, and to its mission as a Jesuit, undergraduate liberal arts college (see http://www.holycross.edu/mission).

The College of the Holy Cross uses Interfolio to collect faculty job applications electronically. Please submit all application materials to Apply - Interfolio. To be assured full consideration, applications must be completed by October 15, 2016. Contact Prof. Ann Sheehy, Neurobiology Search Chair, (508) 793-2255 or asheehy@holycross.edu, with any questions related to this search.