Assistant/Associate Professor (non-tenure track) - Department of Neurosciences

Case Western Reserve University’s Department of Neurosciences is seeking highly qualified applicants for a full-time faculty position at a rank commensurate with experience and expertise. This is a renewable, 12-month, non-tenure-track position, with the majority of time devoted to teaching and advising undergraduate students who are pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Neuroscience. The goal of this recently established program is to provide students with a deep understanding of modern Neuroscience at molecular, cellular and systems levels.

Responsibilities and Duties: The new faculty member will develop, direct, and teach several new undergraduate-level Neuroscience courses in areas including Systems Neuroscience/Neural Circuits and Behavioral Neuroscience. The faculty member will also contribute to team-taught courses, advise students in career planning and undergraduate research, and will work closely with faculty colleagues in the Department of Neurosciences to update the curriculum and develop other new courses. 

Minimum Qualifications: PhD in Neuroscience, Biology, or a related field, previous experience as a Neuroscience teacher, either at the undergraduate and/or graduate level, and excellent written and oral communication skills. Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States. Candidates at the Assistant Professor level should have two years of teaching experience. Candidates at the Associate Professor level should have a minimum of 5 years of teaching experience as well as a record of advising undergraduate students, developing new courses, and/or directing an educational program.

How to Apply: Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, description of formal teaching experience, statement of teaching interests and philosophy, statement related to diversity (see below), and names of three people to serve as references. This material should be submitted in one email to:

Diversity and equity statement: Applicants are asked to submit a statement (~1/2 page) explaining how their research, teaching, and/or service have contributed to diversity, equity and inclusion within their scholarly field. This statement should also reflect on the ways in which the candidate’s continued efforts will foster a culture of diversity, pluralism, and individual difference at Case Western Reserve University into the future.

Case Western Reserve University strives to maintain a diverse and inclusive work environment. All applicants are protected under Federal law from discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, and genetics.

Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring an accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Equity 216-368-3066 or Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.