Macalester College, Biology

Position ID:Macalester-Biology-NEUROTT [#18856]
Position Title: TT Neurobiology Assistant Professor, Biology
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Saint Paul, Minnesota 55105, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Biology / Neurobiology
Appl Deadline: finished (2021/07/01, finished 2022/04/04, listed until 2021/10/31)
Position Description:   URMs  

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The Biology Department at Macalester College invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in Neurobiology to begin Fall 2022. The successful candidate is expected to teach our introductory Cell Biology core course and upper level courses that support the Biology and Neuroscience majors. Additional teaching responsibilities will depend on the candidate’s interests and expertise. We seek applicants who have capacity and enthusiasm for working with a diverse student population, who are committed to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level, and who will develop an active research program that engages undergraduate collaborators. Candidates from traditionally underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

The Biology Department has state of the art facilities and equipment and each faculty has their own research lab. Start-up funds, additional forms of institutional support, and a pre-tenure sabbatical leave policy are available. Support for pedagogy and scholarship is offered by Macalester’s Jan Serie Center for Scholarship and Teaching. The most qualified candidates will have teaching and postdoctoral research experience. Macalester College is committed to student and faculty diversity, equity, and inclusion. Strong candidates will have a record of experience or demonstrated commitment to teaching diverse students.

To apply, electronically submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of 1) teaching philosophy, 2) research plans, and 3) inclusive practices that you will use to engage diverse students in the classroom and research laboratory. The inclusive practices statement should not exceed two pages and should discuss past experiences and/or potential future contributions to inclusive excellence in the areas of research, teaching, service, and/or outreach. In the inclusive practices statement, applicants should reflect upon their experience and vision regarding the teaching and mentorship of students from diverse backgrounds. These materials along with 3 letters of recommendation should be electronically submitted to Review of applications will begin October 1, 2021. Macalester College is a highly selective, private liberal arts college in the vibrant Minneapolis-Saint Paul metropolitan area, with a population of approximately three million people and home to numerous colleges and universities, including the University of Minnesota. Macalester's diverse student body comprises over 2000 undergraduates from all 50 states and the District of Columbia and 98 countries. The College maintains a longstanding commitment to academic excellence with a special emphasis on internationalism, multiculturalism, and service to society. As an Equal Opportunity employer supportive of affirmative efforts to achieve diversity among its faculty, Macalester College strongly encourages applications from women and members of underrepresented minority groups.

Questions about this position can be addressed, with “Neuro TT Search” in the subject line, to Professor Mary Montgomery (, Biology Department, Macalester College.

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Macalester College
1600 Grand Avenue
Saint Paul, Minnesota 55105