TENURE-TRACK FACULTY POSITION IN NEUROSCIENCE
Saint Louis University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution dedicated to student learning, research, health care, and service is seeking applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Neuroscience in the Department of Biology. This position will support a new interdisciplinary undergraduate major in Neuroscience that is being jointly administered by the Departments of Biology and Psychology. Applicants should have a Ph.D., post-doctoral experience, a record of research productivity, and a commitment to undergraduate and graduate student mentoring in Neuroscience. The successful candidate is expected to establish an independent, extramurally funded research program addressing fundamental questions in areas including, but not limited to, molecular, cellular, and/or comparative neuroscience, potentially incorporating use of model organisms. She or he will develop and teach a new undergraduate neuroscience lecture and laboratory course and an advanced/graduate course in the candidate's area of expertise. Excellent facilities and a competitive start-up package are provided, and opportunities are available to collaborate with researchers in the Psychology Department, at the nearby Health Science Center, and other local universities. Candidates whose research interests complement those of existing faculty in the Biology Department are encouraged to apply.
All applications must be made online at http://jobs.slu.edu (Req ID 20140606) and include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a research statement, and a statement of teaching experience and philosophy. In addition, please have three letters of reference sent to Dr. Robert Wood, Department of Biology, Saint Louis University, 3507 Laclede Avenue, St. Louis, MO, 63103-2010.
Review of applications will begin October 27, 2014 and will continue until suitable candidates are identified. Additional information on the Department of Biology can be found at http://bio.slu.edu. Additional information about the Neuroscience program can be found at http://www.slu.edu/department-of-biology-home/interdisciplinary-programs/neuroscience-at-slu.
Saint Louis University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (AA/EOE), and encourages nominations of and applications from women and minorities.