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Assistant Professor of Neuroscience (Tenure Track)

Carthage College
Kenosha, Wisconsin
Salary commensurate with experience
Closing date
Nov 21, 2021

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Undergraduate College
Job Function
Faculty Member
Position Type
Full Time
Entry Level
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Carthage College invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the assistant professor rank in NEUROSCIENCE to begin August 2022. We seek a colleague with broad research interests who can bring new expertise to the department. Applicants should expect to teach introductory neuroscience courses and advanced courses in their area of expertise with labs within the major, as well as contribute to staffing experimental design and senior thesis courses. The successful applicant will be expected to establish a research program that provides high-value research experience to Carthage undergraduates. Exceptional applicants across all neuroscience disciplines will be considered. However, individuals with expertise in microscopy and using rodent model systems are of particular interest. The ability and motivation to collaborate with other faculty members will be highly valued.

How to Apply:

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching and research statements, a statement on how they will contribute to Carthage’s diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts, evidence of teaching effectiveness, contact information for three professional references, and any supporting documents through the “resume upload” section at Please include all documents in a single PDF file. Any questions can be directed toward the Department Chair, Dan Miller Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Application review begins November 4, 2021, but will continue until the position is filled (note: if job ad is posted, the position is still open).

Institutional Information

Founded in 1847, Carthage College combines an environment of reflection and self-discovery with a culture of high expectation, so that our students uncover and ignite their true potential. As a four-year private liberal arts college with roots in the Lutheran tradition, we place a strong emphasis on both moral and intellectual values. Our prime location in Kenosha, Wisconsin, midway between Chicago and Milwaukee, allows students the opportunity to learn in a professional context. Our beautiful campus, an 80-acre arboretum on the shore of Lake Michigan is home to 150 scholars, 2,600 full-time students, and 400 part-time students. Our rich academic experience equips students with foundational knowledge and skills, preparing graduates to be lifelong learners and to lead meaningful, productive lives.

Carthage College is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse community. We welcome applications from a broad spectrum of people, including members of ethnic minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability.

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