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One-Year Position in Behavioral Neuroscience

Reed College
Portland, Oregon
Closing date
Apr 26, 2023

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The Reed College Psychology Department seeks applicants for a one-year position in Behavioral Neuroscience to begin August 2023. The selected individual will teach four courses (two each semester), including a core course in behavioral neuroscience with lab, a team-taught introductory psychology course with lab, and two seminars in their area of expertise. The individual will also supervise year-long psychology and neuroscience senior thesis projects and work closely with staff overseeing an animal colony with rats and pigeons. Preference will be given to candidates with a Ph.D. in behavioral neuroscience or a related field, but strong ABD applicants will be considered. We especially welcome applications from candidates with experience teaching undergraduates.

Reed College is a community that values cultural diversity and inclusive educational practices as essential to the excellence of our academic program. In your cover letter, please address how your teaching, scholarship, mentoring, and/or community service might support the commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion articulated in Reed College's diversity and anti-racism statements ( Applications should include a CV, statements of teaching and research interests, contact information for three individuals from whom letters of recommendation may be requested, and any other materials that will help us assess the candidate's teaching and research experience. An Equal Opportunity Employer, Reed values diversity and encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Send materials to Kevin Holmes, chair of the search committee, at



Reed College was founded in 1908 in Portland, Oregon, as an independent, coeducational, nonsectarian college of the liberal arts and sciences. Reed provides one of the nation’s most intellectually rigorous undergraduate experiences, with a highly structured academic program balancing broad distribution requirements and in-depth study in a chosen academic discipline.

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