Assistant Professor - Molecular Neuroscientist
Rhodes College 19 reviews - Memphis, TN

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The Department of Biology at Rhodes College seeks qualified applicants for a new tenure-track faculty position in Molecular Neuroscience to begin in August of 2014. Candidates must have a Ph.D., research experience in molecular neuroscience, and a commitment to undergraduate teaching and research. Laboratory start-up funds will be available. The teaching responsibility of five courses per year (labs are counted as a full course) will include some combination of Molecular Neuroscience, Genetics with lab, general Neuroscience, Introductory Biology, a team-taught Neuroscience Research Methods lab, and a senior seminar. Rhodes' location provides opportunities for research collaboration with investigators at several institutions, including St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Neuroscience is a rapidly growing major at Rhodes, and the program is also seeking to fill a new tenure-track position in Cognitive Neuroscience in the Psychology Department.

All application materials must be submitted online. Review of completed applications will begin October 1, 2013 and continue until the position is filled. Completed applications will include a letter of application, a statement of teaching philosophy, a research plan, a curriculum vitae, copies of graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation. Letters of recommendation will be solicited electronically after a candidate has entered his or her recommenders' contact information.

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Carolyn Jaslow, Chair of the Search Committee, at

Founded in 1848, Rhodes College is a highly selective, private, residential, undergraduate college, located in Memphis, Tennessee. We aspire to graduate students with a lifelong passion for learning, a compassion for others, and the ability to translate academic study and personal concern into effective leadership and action in their communities and the world. We encourage applications from candidates interested in helping us achieve this vision.

Rhodes College values an inclusive and welcoming environment. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workforce.

Memphis has a metropolitan population of over one million and is the nation's 19th largest city. The city provides multiple opportunities for research and for cultural and recreational activities. Read more about Memphis at

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Rhodes, founded in 1848, is a private coeducational college of liberal arts and sciences. Its 1,550 students choose from among 31 majors...