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Assistant Professor in Neuroscience (full-time, tenure-track)

Bryn Mawr College Biology Department
Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
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Closing date
Oct 5, 2023

The Department of Biology at Bryn Mawr College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Neuroscience, broadly defined, to begin August 1, 2024. We are seeking an individual who will thrive in an environment that combines teaching, research, and interdisciplinary collaboration. The successful candidate will contribute to the development and teaching of a diverse and inclusive undergraduate curriculum, including interdisciplinary programs and other college-wide initiatives such as the 360 Program and the Emily Balch Seminars. Specific responsibilities include upper-level courses in cellular and molecular neurobiology and the candidate’s area of expertise that will support the Biology and Neuroscience majors, as well as participation in our introductory biology sequence. In addition, the successful candidate will also be expected to maintain an externally funded research program that involves undergraduate students from diverse backgrounds. A Ph.D. and at least one year of post-doctoral research experience are required by the start date.


To apply for this position, candidates must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, a statement of teaching philosophy that includes a short description of potential courses to be offered, and a statement of demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion to the Department of Biology Search Committee via Interfolio at: Applications received by September 22, 2023 will receive full consideration. In addition, candidates should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted to the Department of Biology Search Committee via Interfolio.



Bryn Mawr College is a distinguished liberal arts women’s college with a vibrant faculty of scholar-teachers, a talented staff and intellectually curious students eager to make a difference in the world. The College is committed to increasing the diversity of its students, faculty, staff, and curricular offerings with a particular focus on enhancing ethnic and racial diversity and advancing social justice and inclusion. We believe diversity strengthens our community and enriches the education of our students. We have a student body of about 1,400 undergraduates (32 percent are U.S. students of color and 14 percent are international students). There are over 300 graduate students in coeducational graduate programs in social work, humanities and science. Bryn Mawr College is located in metropolitan Philadelphia and enjoys strong consortial relationships with Haverford College, Swarthmore College, and the University of Pennsylvania. Bryn Mawr College is an equal-opportunity employer; candidates from underrepresented groups and women are especially encouraged to apply.

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