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Open Rank tenure-track position in Neuroscience

DePauw University
Greencastle, Indiana
Salary is commensurate with rank and experience. Health/vision/dental & faculty development benefits
Closing date
Oct 21, 2022

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The Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at DePauw University is seeking applicants for a tenure-track position in Neuroscience.  Rank is open and we encourage candidates of all ranks and experience levels to apply. A doctoral degree at the time of appointment is preferred, while ABD will be considered. The search is open to candidates in any area of neuroscience who are committed to teaching at an undergraduate liberal arts university and to establishing a program of research that actively engages undergraduate students. Teaching load is 6 courses per year (3/3 plus a 0.5 credit extended studies course once every three years), and will include Neuroscience and Behavior, introductory and upper level courses in neuroscience or psychology including Research Methods or Statistics. The department recognizes that the education we offer our students is strongest when our faculty represent a broad range of backgrounds, expertise, experiences, and perspectives.  Candidates should be able to demonstrate, in application materials, a commitment to fostering an engagement with a diversity of ideas and experiences, which promote an inclusive environment in the classroom and at the University.


DePauw University is a leading, nationally-recognized liberal arts university dedicated to educating just over 1,700 highly talented, motivated, and diverse students from across the country and around the globe. Connected to the liberal arts college is one of the nation’s first Schools of Music. For 185 years, DePauw has created an atmosphere of intellectual challenge and social engagement that prepares students for lifelong success. Located in Greencastle, Indiana, about a 45-minute drive west of Indianapolis, DePauw is a member of the Great Lakes Colleges Association. DePauw has an ongoing commitment to diversity and seeks to strengthen our institution through equitable and inclusive practices. Please see this profile for more information about DePauw University.


Candidates should submit the following through Interfolio ( a cover letter summarizing qualifications, statement of teaching philosophy and interests, statement of research interests, CV, evidence of effective teaching (such as sample syllabi or course evaluations), three confidential letters of recommendation, and copies of graduate transcripts. Application materials should provide evidence of a commitment to successfully fostering and engaging with a diversity of ideas and experiences to create an inclusive environment in the classroom and at the University.  Applications received by October 17, 2022 will receive fullest consideration, and the search will remain open until the position is filled. Please contact Kevin Moore (, Chairperson, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience with any questions.


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

DePauw University, in affirmation of its commitment to excellence, endeavors to provide equal opportunity for all individuals in its hiring, promotion, compensation and admission procedures. Institutional decisions regarding hiring, promotion, compensation and admission will be based upon a person’s qualifications and/or performance without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, age, gender, gender identity or gender expression, except where religion, gender, or national origin is a bona fide occupational qualification.


DePauw University’s goals and commitments are best served if the institution reflects the diversity of our society; hence, DePauw seeks diversity in all areas and levels of employment and abides by all local, state and federal regulations concerning equal employment opportunities. The University admits, hires and promotes individuals upon their qualities and merits.




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