The Department of Biology at the College of Charleston invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professor to begin August 2022. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in neuroscience or a related field and a strong commitment to teaching and research with undergraduate students. Primary responsibilities will be teaching and include courses in neuroscience, as well as comparative physiology, human anatomy and physiology or introductory biology. A typical visiting assistant professor semester teaching load is 12 contact hours per semester, with laboratories counting as 3 contact hours. The ability and interest in undergraduate students in an active research program is desired.
We encourage applications from a variety of (dis)abilities, cultural, ethnic, race, sex, gender identity/expression, national origin, age, veteran status, color, religious, socio-economic, sexual orientation and belief backgrounds. The College of Charleston is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, race, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, or disability.
The College of Charleston, located in Charleston, SC, is a public liberal arts and sciences institution of 11,000 students with a commitment to excellence in teaching and research. Our interdisciplinary Neuroscience program,https://neuroscience-minor.cofc.edu/, primarily involves faculty from Biology, Psychology and Physics. The Medical University of South Carolina is located a few blocks from the main campus and offers the opportunity for research collaboration. Satellite College facilities include the 850+ acre Stono Preserve located 18 miles west of Charleston, SC and the Grice Marine Laboratory which is close to the downtown campus. Information about the department is available athttp://biology.cofc.edu/.
Applicants should submit electronic (pdf) copies of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching and research interests, up to three relevant publications, and names and contact information for three colleagues capable of providing a recommendation to: https://jobs.cofc.edu/postings/12197. We encourage applicants to highlight their mentorship of under-represented groups in their cover letter and teaching statement. Questions regarding this position can be directed to Eric McElroy, search committee chair, at email@example.com. This is a nine-month appointment for the 2022-2023 academic year; salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. Review of applications will begin in May 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.