Visiting Assistant Professor of Neuroscience

Lewiston, Maine
Jan 16, 2020
Feb 15, 2020
Position Type
Full Time

The Neuroscience Program at Bates College invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professorship in cognitive neuroscience to begin August 1, 2020. Candidates with demonstrated success in teaching and supporting underrepresented and marginalized student populations are strong encouraged to apply. We are especially interested in candidates whose work involves human subjects with potential clinical applications.  The successful candidate would teach Cognitive Neuroscience with labs, Medical Psychology, and electives such as Affective Neuroscience or similar content within the candidate’s expertise. Bates values innovative, inclusive pedagogy and active scholarship, and we seek applicants who can successfully integrate undergraduates in their research. Dedicated laboratory facilities are provided for this position. The College and the Neuroscience Program are committed to enhancing the diversity of our campus community and curriculum, and the most competitive applicants will have a record of engaging students from underrepresented backgrounds. 

Consideration of candidates will begin February 1, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. Your application should include your cover letter, CV, unofficial graduate transcript, two letters of recommendation, research statement, teaching statement, and diversity statement. For this last item, please describe how your teaching, scholarship, and/or mentorship could support the College’s historical and ongoing commitment to equity and inclusion. Finalists will be invited to send additional materials such as reprints, sample syllabi, and teaching evaluations. Competitive salary, plus benefits. Housing assistance may be available. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check. For more information about the College and the Program, please visit the Bates website:

ABD will be considered, Ph.D., preferred.