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Visiting Assistant Professor of Neuroscience

Oberlin College and Conservatory
Oberlin, Ohio
Within the range established for this position, salary will be commensurate with qualifications
Closing date
Feb 3, 2023

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Undergraduate College
Job Function
Adjunct Professor
Position Type
Full Time
Entry Level

Job Details

The Neuroscience Department at Oberlin College invites applications for a full-time non-continuing faculty position in the College of Arts and Sciences in any area of neuroscience. Appointment to this position will be for a term of 1 year, beginning fall semester of 2023, and will carry the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor of Neuroscience.

Founded in 1833, Oberlin is a private four-year, selective liberal arts college near Cleveland, Ohio and is also home to an outstanding Conservatory of Music. Together, the two divisions enroll approximately 2900 students. Oberlin College was the first college in the US to make interracial education and co-education central to its mission. The College continues to view a diverse, equitable and inclusive educational environment as essential to the excellence of its academic program. Among liberal arts colleges, Oberlin is a national leader in successfully placing graduates into PhD programs. The Neuroscience Department is housed in the Oberlin College Science Center and has extensive facilities and equipment. This position provides an exceptional opportunity to improve one’s teaching credentials and skills at a premier liberal arts college.

The incumbent will teach a total of five courses per year. We are seeking an individual to teach lecture and laboratory classes in any area of neuroscience. Additional teaching responsibilities include lecture-based introductory neuroscience courses and an advanced seminar course in a topic of the selected candidate’s expertise.

Among the qualifications required for appointment is the Ph.D. degree (in hand or ABD). Candidates must demonstrate interest and potential excellence in undergraduate teaching. Successful teaching experience at the college level is desirable. Oberlin College is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. The incumbent will bring understanding of or experience working with underrepresented and diverse academic populations. Oberlin is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the excellence and diversity of the academic community through their research, teaching, and service. Oberlin recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, veteran’s status, and/or other protected status as required by applicable law.

Review of applications will begin on January 30, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled. Completed applications received by the January 30th deadline will be guaranteed full consideration.




Oberlin College & Conservatory is a four-year, highly selective liberal arts college that combines a top-ranked college of arts and sciences with a world-renowned conservatory of music. Combined, the two divisions enroll approximately 2,900 students. Founded in 1833, Oberlin College & Conservatory was the first college in America to make interracial education and coeducation central to its mission-traditions that live today within a commitment to positive social engagement. Located 35 miles southwest of Cleveland, OH, Oberlin College & Conservatory has earned a reputation of excellence based on the quality of its richly diverse student body, outstanding faculty, excellent facilities, and academic and technological resources. Learn more at

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