Assistant Professor Tenure-Track Faculty (NEUROETHOLOGY)

Employer
School of Biological Sciences, Illinois State University
Location
Normal, Illinois
Salary
Pay is commensurate with qualification and experience, combined with an excellent benefits package.
Closing date
Oct 4, 2021

The School of Biological Sciences at Illinois State University in Normal, IL (https://biology.illinoisstate.edu/) invites applications for a nine-month, tenure-track position, in NEUROETHOLOGY at the level of Assistant Professor.

We seek candidates conducting cutting-edge research in neuroethology that complements our existing research programs in neuroscience, physiology, and behavior using invertebrate and vertebrate systems. Candidates using vertebrate or non-traditional model systems are encouraged to apply. Candidates should be able to contribute to undergraduate courses in neuroscience and animal behavior for biology and biomedical students, and to develop a graduate course in their area of expertise.

Successful candidates are expected to establish a rigorous, nationally recognized, extramurally funded research program, publish scholarly research in quality, peer-reviewed journals, advise and mentor B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. students in their research groups, and provide effective, evidence-based instruction in their discipline. A Ph.D. in the specific field of biology or a closely related field, and a minimum of 2 years of post-doctoral research experience by position start date are required. State law mandates demonstrable oral proficiency in the English language as a requirement of this position. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Successful candidates are expected to establish a rigorous, nationally recognized, extramurally funded research program, publish scholarly research in quality, peer-reviewed journals, advise and mentor B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. students in their research groups, and provide effective, evidence-based instruction in their discipline. A Ph.D. in the specific field of biology or a closely related field and a minimum of 2 years of post-doctoral research experience by position start date are required.

Additional Information

The School of Biological Sciences comprises 26 faculty, approximately 65 graduate students (M.S. and Ph.D.), and over 750 undergraduate majors. It offers a collegial environment fostering collaboration among cell and molecular biologists, physiologists, organismal biologists, and neuroscientists as well as opportunities for interdisciplinary collaborations within the college or the university. The University and the School of Biological Sciences are committed to increasing the diversity and inclusivity of the campus community, recognizing that a diverse and inclusive faculty, staff, and student body enriches the scholarly experiences for the ISU campus and greater community. Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students and a demonstrated commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive community are encouraged to apply. We are sensitive to the needs and invested in the success of dual career partnerships.

Required Qualifications

1. Ph.D. in the specific field of biology or a closely related field.
2. Minimum of 2 years of post-doctoral research experience by position start date.
3. State law mandates demonstrable oral proficiency in the English language as a requirement of this position.

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