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2-year Visiting Assistant Professor - Behavioral Neuroscience or Neurobiology

Employer
Hamilton College
Location
Clinton, New York
Salary
$74,400 to $76,900 per year, plus benefits
Closing date
Nov 26, 2023

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The Psychology Department at Hamilton College invites applications for a two-year Visiting
Assistant Professor position in Behavioral Neuroscience or Neurobiology, beginning July 1,
2024. Candidates who are ABD will be considered, although candidates with a Ph.D. are
preferred. The candidate would contribute to our interdisciplinary program in Neuroscience. In
particular, we seek candidates who use rodent models in their teaching and research program.
The teaching load will be the equivalent of five courses per year, including some combination of
fundamentals of neurobiology, a laboratory course in behavioral neuroscience or neurobiology,
topical courses in the candidate’s specialty area, introductory statistics, and supervision of year-
long student research projects. The expected salary range for this position is $74,400 to $76,900.
We seek candidates who can demonstrate their experience teaching or working with diverse
student populations. Your cover letter should address the ways in which your teaching,
scholarship, and/or service would engage and sustain Hamilton’s commitment to diversity and
inclusion.

The Psychology Department, consisting of nine faculty members (four who contribute heavily to
the Neuroscience Program), has a strong tradition of excellence in teaching and research, and is
housed in a state- of-the-art unified science center. Please visit our websites at
https://academics.hamilton.edu/psychology and https://academics.hamilton.edu/neuroscience for
additional information about the Psychology Department and Neuroscience Program.

Candidates should submit the following to Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/133026: (1)
cover letter, (2) curriculum vita, (3) statement of teaching philosophy and experience, (4)
research statement, and (5) the names and contact information for three references who have
agreed to provide letters of recommendation upon request. Questions regarding the search may
be directed to Jennifer Borton, Acting Chair of Psychology, at jborton@hamilton.edu. Review of
applications will begin November 15, 2023.

Hamilton College is a residential liberal arts college located in central New York. The College
has built its reputation on the teaching excellence and leading scholarship of its faculty, and on
the academic distinction and intellectual curiosity of its approximately 2000 students who take
advantage of Hamilton’s open curriculum (https://www.hamilton.edu/academics/open-

curriculum). Accomplished faculty, highly capable and motivated students, and a student-faculty
ratio of 9:1 provide an educational experience that emphasizes academic excellence, intellectual
and cultural diversity, and respect for differences in the development of students as human
beings. Hamilton’s commitment to diversity is embodied in its need-blind admission policy and
meeting the full demonstrated financial need of every accepted student for their entire
undergraduate program. Please visit the college website for more information
(www.hamilton.edu). 

Hamilton College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that is committed to
building an inclusive and diverse learning community where members from all backgrounds can
live, learn, and excel. We encourage candidates from underrepresented groups in higher
education to apply. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find other Hamilton and
nearby academic job listings at https://www.hercjobs.org/regions/higher-ed-careers-upstate-new-
york/, as well as additional information at https://www.hamilton.edu/dof/faculty-
development/resources-for-prospective-or-new-faculty/opportunities-for-spouses-or-partners
(Opportunities for Spouses or Partners). Hamilton provides domestic partner benefits.

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