Lecturer in Neuroscience

Position Details

Position Information

Posting Number FPA00065P
Position Title Lecturer in Neuroscience
Department Neuroscience Program
Position Status Part-Time
Position Type Temporary
Months per Year Other
Work hours

7 contact hours/week throughout the fall semester

Start Date (For temporary positions only) September 2018
End Date (For temporary positions only) December 2018
Position Band/Level Faculty
Pay Range

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Job Summary

The Neuroscience Program at Skidmore College invites applications for a lecturer position. The successful candidate would teach one introductory neuroscience course (NS101- Neuroscience: Mind and Behavior) including a lecture and two labs (7 contact hours total) during the fall 2018 semester. The contract may be renewable for the spring 2019 semester.
A Ph.D. in Neuroscience or related field at the time of appointment is required.
Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Skidmore is a highly selective liberal arts college with approximately 2400 students from 47 states and 46 countries. The College is located in upstate New York, just south of the Adirondack Mountains.
We encourage applications from under-represented groups as well as individuals who have experience with diverse populations; women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D. in Neuroscience or related field at the time of appointment.

Preferred Qualifications

Ph.D. in Neuroscience or related field at the time of appointment, interest in teaching at the undergraduate level.

EEO Statement

Skidmore College is committed to being an inclusive campus community and, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, domestic violence victim status, familial status, dating violence, or stalking, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

Employment at Skidmore College is contingent upon an acceptable background check result.


Special Instructions to Applicant

To be considered for this position, please fill out an online application and attach the following documents: cover letter, cv, transcripts, and a list of three references to include name, title, company, email address and telephone number of three professional references.

All documents must be attached through the application system. If you encounter difficulty, please contact Clarissa Sawyer, Employment Coordinator in Human Resources at: csawyer@skidmore.edu or 518 580.5802

Posting Information

Posting Date 02/13/2018
Open Until Filled Yes
Closing Date
Quicklink for Posting http://careers.skidmore.edu/postings/1574

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Transcript
  4. List of Three References
Optional Documents
  1. Sample Syllabi
  2. Teaching Evaluations
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Teaching Statement
  5. Diversity Statement