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Two-Year Position in Neurobiology

Reed College
Portland, Oregon
Closing date
Mar 23, 2024

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The Reed College Biology Department seeks applicants for a two-year position in Neurobiology to begin August 2024. Each year, the selected individual will teach an upper-level neurobiology course with lab, a team-taught introductory neurobiology course with lab, and a seminar in their area of expertise. The individual will also supervise year-long biology and neuroscience senior thesis projects. We seek candidates pursuing research questions in Systems, Computational, Cellular, Molecular, and/or Developmental Neurobiology with a focus on research organisms supported by departmental facilities, including fish, amphibians and a wide range of invertebrates. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Neurobiology or a related field by August 2024. 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 application materials, please address how your teaching, scholarship, mentoring, and/or community service has supported these values and how your work at Reed will support the commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion articulated in Reed College's diversity and anti-racism statements (

Applications should include a cover letter, CV, a statement describing your goals in research and teaching, and three letters of recommendation. An Equal Opportunity Employer, Reed values diversity and encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups.

Review of applications will begin March 15th and continue until the position is filled. Send materials to Erik Zornik, 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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