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Director of Neuroscience

High Point University
High Point University in High Point, North Carolina
Competitive salary with excellent benefits.
Closing date
Feb 11, 2022

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High Point University invites applications for Director of Neuroscience at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank (tenure-track), with a start date of August 2022. 

Responsibilities will include serving as Director of Neuroscience; teaching Principles of Neuroscience, a core course within the neuroscience curriculum; an upper-level elective course in an area of specialty; and a course within the biology core curriculum, either in the area of physiology or in cell/molecular biology. 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.

The position includes start-up funds and research space in our new state- of-the-art science complex, which houses the Wanek School of Natural Sciences. The Wanek School of Natural Sciences is the academic home to several undergraduate majors, including Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Neuroscience and Physics.

At High Point University the faculty and staff are devoted to ensuring every student receives an extraordinary education in an inspiring environment with caring people. High Point University prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status and other legally protected statuses. The University considers a strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion as a core component of our mission and encourages all applicants to apply. High Point University is a God, family and country school.
All applicants must submit the following AS ONE DOCUMENT: a letter of interest addressing qualifications, curriculum vitae with complete professional and academic history, a statement of research interests, a statement of teaching philosophy, an unofficial transcript of your highest degree awarded, and names and contact information of three professional references. High Point University does not sponsor H1-B Visas.

For additional information please contact: Dr. Veronica Segarra, Interim Chair, Department of Biology, Review of applications will begin on January 3rd, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. More information on High Point University can be found at

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