Assistant Professor of Neuroscience

The Neuroscience Program at Trinity College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level commencing with the 2016-2017 academic year.  Applicants must have a PhD in Neuroscience or related field (post-doctoral experience preferred). The successful candidate will be expected to develop and maintain a program of excellent empirical research in Neuroendocrinology and to engage bright, motivated undergraduate students in that research.  We will consider any area within Neuroendocrinology and any methods, study systems or model species.  The successful applicant will also have a strong commitment to undergraduate and interdisciplinary teaching in a liberal arts context.

Undergraduate teaching responsibilities include Principles of Neuroscience and Introduction to Neuroscience Methods courses and advanced courses in Neuroendocrinology.  The teaching load is 2/2 for the first two years (and 3/2 thereafter).

Since its establishment in 1990, the Neuroscience program has consisted of faculty from the Departments of Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, Philosophy, and Psychology see  The successful applicant will be appointed to the Neuroscience program.

To be considered for this faculty position, please submit a letter of application (including statement of research and teaching interests), CV, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, sample of scholarly writing, and at least three letters of reference to  Review of application materials will begin on October 1, 2015 and continue until the position is filled.  Representatives of the Neuroscience program will be available at the Society for Neuroscience meeting.  Please contact to coordinate a meeting.

Trinity College is a coeducational independent, nonsectarian liberal arts college with approximately 2,200 undergraduate students and 200 faculty members, located in Hartford, Connecticut.  We offer competitive salary and benefits, plus a start-up expense fund.  The College is an equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to attracting and supporting a faculty of women and men who fully represent the racial, ethnic, and cultural diversity of the United States.  We seek applications from minorities, women, and other under-represented groups.

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