Visiting Assistant Professor in Neuroscience

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Job Type: 
Part-Time or Visiting Faculty
Lafayette College

The Neuroscience Program at Lafayette College invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position for the 2020-2021 academic year. We seek a candidate who can teach introductory and advanced courses in Neuroscience. An interest and ability to teach Introduction to Neuroscience, Neurobiology, Physiological Psychology, or Advanced Neuroscience is desirable. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in a relevant field and experience teaching undergraduate students.


Lafayette College is a highly selective private undergraduate college with academic programs and opportunities characteristic of larger institutions.  The College is approximately 70 miles from both New York City and Philadelphia. More information about the department is available at Lafayette College is committed to creating a diverse community: one that is inclusive and responsive, and is supportive of each and all its students, staff, and faculty. All members of the College community share a responsibility for creating, maintaining, and developing a learning environment in which difference is valued, equity is sought, and inclusiveness is practiced.  Lafayette College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. 


Applications should be submitted via the website:


Candidates must submit a cover letter describing their teaching history and interests, a teaching and research statement, and a curriculum vitae.  In addition, please arrange for three confidential letters of recommendations to be submitted through the Interfolio web site. In your cover letter, please address how your teaching and research would support Lafayette’s commitment to diversity and inclusion as articulated in the College’s diversity statement ( Questions may be addressed to Lisa Gabel, Chair of the Neuroscience Program ( Review of completed applications will begin February 17th, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled.