The Neuroscience Program at Bates College invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professorship in cognitive neuroscience to begin August 1, 2020. Candidates with demonstrated success in teaching and supporting underrepresented and marginalized student populations are strong encouraged to apply. We are especially interested in candidates whose work involves human subjects with potential clinical applications. ABD will be considered, Ph.D., preferred. The successful candidate would teach Cognitive Neuroscience with labs, Medical Psychology, and electives such as Affective Neuroscience or similar content within the candidate’s expertise. Bates values innovative, inclusive pedagogy and active scholarship, and we seek applicants who can successfully integrate undergraduates in their research. Dedicated laboratory facilities are provided for this position. The College and the Neuroscience Program are committed to enhancing the diversity of our campus community and curriculum, and the most competitive applicants will have a record of engaging students from underrepresented backgrounds.
Consideration of candidates will begin February 1, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. Your application should include your cover letter, CV, unofficial graduate transcript, two letters of recommendation, research statement, teaching statement, and diversity statement. For this last item, please describe how your teaching, scholarship, and/or mentorship could support the College’s historical and ongoing commitment to equity and inclusion. Finalists will be invited to send additional materials such as reprints, sample syllabi, and teaching evaluations. Competitive salary, plus benefits. Housing assistance may be available. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check. For more information about the College and the Program, please visit the Bates website: www.bates.edu/neuroscience.
ABD will be considered, Ph.D., preferred.
Internal Number: R2186
About Bates College
Founded in 1855, Bates is one of the nation’s leading liberal arts colleges, with a long history of commitments to principles of human dignity and diversity.Since its inception, Bates has been a coeducational, nonsectarian, residential college with special commitments to academic rigor and to programs and opportunities by qualified learners of all backgrounds. Historically, Bates students and graduates have linked education with service, leadership, and obligations beyond themselves.Bates has highly competitive admission, graduates over 90% of its entering students, and over half of its alumni earn graduate degrees. Bates has 1,700 students, 200 faculty members and 550 staff and administrative employees.The College is proud of its strong involvements in the Lewiston-Auburn communities, Maine’s second largest urban area, with a population of approximately 65,000. Bates is located on a beautiful, 109-acre, traditional New England campus in Lewiston, Maine, a lively small city enjoying an exciting economic and cultural revitalization. With an engaged citizenry, lively arts scene, and historic downtown, this walkable city is 35 miles north of Portland, 140 miles north of Boston, and 340 miles north of New York City.