Biology, Swarthmore College

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Position ID:Swarthmore-Biology-NEURO [#2456]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor, Neurobiology
Position Location:Swarthmore, Pennsylvania 19081, United States [map]
Subject Area: Biology / Neural Circuits
Appl Deadline:2013/01/21 finished (posted 2012/12/20, finished 2013/04/15, listed until 2013/04/01)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***


The Department of Biology at Swarthmore College invites applications for a two-year visiting assistant professor position in neurobiology, for the 2013-14 and 2014-15 academic years. We seek a broadly trained neurobiologist. Teaching responsibilities for the first year consist of an intermediate-level course in neurobiology with weekly laboratory, an advanced seminar-style course in a neurobiology-related field with laboratory projects, and participation in a team-taught introductory biology course. Similar teaching responsibilities in the second year will include a different intermediate-level course (with weekly laboratory) in an area that complements our curriculum.

Applicants should have a Ph.D., teaching experience, and a strong commitment to undergraduate education. The College provides laboratory space and funds to support student research and faculty travel. Please visit our website at for more information. Letters of reference must be confidential and should be uploaded by the referee. Questions regarding this position should be addressed to the Biology Department chair, Sara Hiebert Burch, at or by calling 610-328-8053.

Swarthmore College is a highly selective liberal arts college, located in the suburbs of Philadelphia, whose mission combines academic rigor with social responsibility.  Swarthmore has a strong institutional commitment to inclusive excellence through diversity in its educational program and employment practices.  The College actively seeks and welcomes applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society and world.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
500 College Ave.
Swarthmore, PA 19081

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