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Assistant Professor of Instruction – Neuroscience

The University of Texas at Dallas
Richardson, Texas
Dependant upon qualifications
Closing date
Jun 16, 2023

Assistant Professor Neuroscience


The Department of Neuroscience in the School of Behavioral & Brain Sciences at the University of Texas at Dallas seeks three (3) full-time instructors to teach at the undergraduate and graduate level in our large and growing Neuroscience programs. A strong need is for an individual with experience working in industry/corporate/non-academic settings, to teach core coursework in our Industrial NSC track ( ). We are also seeking instructors with expertise in cellular, molecular, and systems neuroscience areas to teach in our Medical and our Research tracks.




Candidates must have a PhD or equivalent in Neuroscience, Neurobiology, Physiology, Pharmacology, Anatomy or a related field and demonstrate their commitment to excellence in teaching, which includes a strong commitment to principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. All candidates are expected to work effectively in a highly collaborative, engaging, and dynamic environment comprised of individuals of diverse backgrounds, skills, and perspectives. The appointment commences in the Summer of 2023. A doctoral degree is required prior to joining; those with ABD status will be considered at the application/interviewing stage.


UTD and the Department of Neuroscience


The University of Texas at Dallas is a Tier One Institution and the fastest growing university in Texas. It houses a dynamic and collaborative Neuroscience research community. Faculty in Neuroscience are active participants in several research centers including the Center for Advanced Pain Studies, Texas Biomedical Device Center, Center for BrainHealth, Center for Vital Longevity, and Callier Center for Communication Disorders. Neuroscience faculty also have vibrant collaborations with the UTD Program in Bioengineering and the UT Southwestern Medical Center.


The Neuroscience Department is housed in a new research building that opened in 2015. The building contains state-of-the-art laboratory space and top-notch core facilities. The Dallas-Fort Worth area is an international hub with a strong economy, vibrant cultural atmosphere, world-class sports and entertainment, and nationally ranked public schools.


Application Instructions


Applicants should upload the following via the online application:


Applicants should upload a cover letter; curriculum vitae; unofficial transcript from their graduate institution; statement of teaching philosophy; teaching evaluations (if available); and full contact information for at least three academic or professional references. Reviews will commence as completed applications are received and will continue until the positions are filled or the search is closed on June 16, 2023. Priority will be given to completed applications received by April 30, 2023. Reference letters will only be requested from candidates who advance in the interview process.


The University and Community


Rich with visual and performing arts venues, museum districts, professional and semi-professional athletics teams, botanical gardens, accessible trails and so much more, the Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) metroplex has something for everyone to explore. UT Dallas partners with regional higher education institutions and school districts and with the Richardson Innovation Quarter (Richardson IQ), a major hub for innovation, entrepreneurship and educational activities.


UT Dallas is committed to graduating well-rounded members of the global community whose education has prepared them for rewarding lives and productive careers in a constantly changing world. A diversity of people, ideas and perspectives is crucial to our vision and mission. UT Dallas is a place where members of the community from all backgrounds are welcomed, treated fairly, and encouraged in their pursuit of excellence.


UT Dallas is consistently ranked among the “Best of the Best Colleges” for LGBTQ Inclusion by Campus Pride. The Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion hosts a variety of programs and initiatives to cultivate a culture of equity and belonging for all members of the campus community. “LilyPad” lactation facilities are located throughout campus. The University currently supports several Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) that are communities of faculty and staff from various identities along with advocates and allies (e.g., Black Faculty and Staff Alliance, Universal Access ERG, Military and Veteran ERG).


Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action

The University of Texas at Dallas is committed to providing an educational, living and working environment that is welcoming, respectful and inclusive of all members of the university community. The University prohibits unlawful discrimination against a person because of their race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status.

The University of Texas at Dallas is an equal opportunity/affirmative action university.


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