Assistant Professor in Neuroscience

Posted: 01/29/2023

DATE ANNOUNCED: January 2023
POSITION: Faculty in Neuroscience; tenure-track 
TITLE: Assistant Professor in Neuroscience
DEADLINE: Screening of applications begins February 10 and continues until position is filled.

Ph.D. by September 2023 (preferred; ABD considered) in Biology, Neuroscience, or related disciplines; ability and willingness to teach majors' and non-majors' neuroscience and biology courses and contribute to general education, interdisciplinary, and team-taught courses; evidence of potential for teaching excellence; promise of continued scholarly activity; and willingness to support the mission of the College. Preference will be given to candidates with college-level teaching and research experience and expertise that complements current faculty.
Teach (the equivalent of) three 14-week undergraduate courses in both fall and winter terms including introductory biology lecture/lab, biology and neuroscience courses for majors and non-majors, and a 4-week May term course; mentor seniors in research; advise students; engage in scholarship and service appropriate to the liberal arts setting.
SALARY: Competitive 
CONTRACT: Nine-month, tenure-track contract.
Send curriculum vita, unofficial graduate transcripts, contact information for three professional references, and a letter of application describing your teaching, scholarship, and service experience/interests and how these will support the distinctive mission and institutional learning outcomes of Wartburg College. In the application letter, please also address any experiences you have working with diverse groups of students. This information should be submitted electronically to: or by regular mail to: Jamie Hollaway, Director of Human Resources, Wartburg College, 100 Wartburg Blvd., Waverly, IA 50677-1003.  For specific inquiries contact Stephanie Toering Peters, chair of the search committee ( For further information about the college and the city of Waverly, see For information about the Biology Department and the Neuroscience program, see and Wartburg College requires a criminal background check for position finalists.

Type of Employment: Full-Time

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