Director and Associate or Full Professor of Neuroscience

High Point, North Carolina
Jan 10, 2020
Feb 09, 2020
Position Type
Full Time

Deadline: Open until filled

Date Posted: January 10, 2020

Type: Tenured, tenure track

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Employment Type: Full-time

High Point University invites applications for an Associate or Full Professor rank (tenure-track) Director of Neuroscience, with a start date of August 2020. Responsibilities will include serving as Director of the Neuroscience program. Teaching responsibilities will include Principles of Neuroscience, a core course within the neuroscience curriculum; and contributing an upper level elective course in their area of specialty.

Preference will be given to candidates with expertise using research models that can be successfully implemented at a primarily undergraduate institution. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated track record of teaching excellence; will be well-versed in best teaching practices in the undergraduate classroom; will be expected to develop an active research program involving undergraduates; and will have access to startup and institutional research funds. A Ph.D. in neuroscience or a closely related field is required. High Point University has been ranked no. 1 most Innovative college in the south, Best Undergraduate Teaching, and the number one regional college in the South. HPU is in the midst of an exciting academic and cultural transformation, including the University’s launch of graduate programs in the health professions and a record undergraduate enrollment. High Point University is committed to excellence in teaching, research, and mentorship in the sciences. The University embraces growth in the sciences and has demonstrated prodigious institutional support with the completion of its new $70m Wanek School of Natural Sciences complex.

A Ph.D. in neurobiology or a closely related field is required. Undergraduate teaching and postdoctoral experience are preferred.

Please submit CV/Cover Letter, Teaching and Research Statements, plus three references contact information as one file/attachment through High Point University’s job site:

Review of applications will continue till position is filled. For additional information regarding this position, please contact Dr. Brett Woods at

A Ph.D. in neurobiology or a closely related field is required. Undergraduate teaching and research in neuroscience preferred.  

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