Professorial Lecturer, Department of Neuroscience

Washington D.C.
Jun 07, 2021
Jul 07, 2021
Position Type
Full Time

The Department of Neuroscience in the College of Arts and Sciences at American University invites applications for a term faculty appointment for Academic Year 2021-2022 at the rank of Professorial Lecturer. The appointment is a 9-month term position with possibility for renewal and will commence on August 30, 2021.
The position will require the applicant to teach two undergraduate courses each semester (fall and spring) in basic neuroscience, with specific competencies in teaching Behavioral Neuroscience with lab and Neurobiology with lab, and serve as general laboratory manager for the neuroscience undergraduate major. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in Neuroscience or a closely related field and should have teaching experience in the neurosciences, as well as strong organizational skills and proficiency in developing and executing laboratory curriculum and pedagogy. All faculty are expected to hold office hours and participate in School and University activities and service. Salary is competitive.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit applications via: Applications should include a cover letter/personal statement, curriculum vita, three letters of recommendation and recent teaching evaluations (when possible). If you have any questions about the position or application process, please contact Anthony L. Riley (Chair, Search Committee;
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