Loyola University Maryland

Assistant Professor of Neurobiology


The Department of Biology at Loyola University Maryland invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in neurobiology to begin in July 2022. We are looking for an enthusiastic candidate committed to excellence in undergraduate education at a dynamic liberal arts university who can continue a productive research program.

We seek outstanding candidates from all areas of neurobiology including cellular, molecular, systems, behavioral, social, computational, and developmental. Those with expertise teaching anatomy and/or who use small animal model systems are of particular interest. The successful candidate will teach two courses in their area of expertise (each with lecture and laboratory) and will contribute to our introductory biology sequence. We seek candidates displaying a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, including an awareness of and interest in high impact teaching practices in keeping with the mission of Jesuit higher education.

We highly value the ability and motivation to collaborate with other faculty members, the provision of high-value research experiences to our undergraduates, and a commitment to "inspire students to learn, lead, and serve in a diverse and changing world." Loyola's work on behalf of diversity and inclusion spans the entire campus, and we welcome candidates who contribute to our stated goals of equity and inclusion through their research, teaching, and/or service. We encourage applications from members of all historically underrepresented groups.

Our department offers a B.S. in Biology, a B.A. in Forensic Studies, a M.S. in Forensic Pattern Analysis as well as several interdisciplinary programs and minors. You can read more about our vibrant and growing department at www.loyola.edu/academics/biology

US News ranks Loyola University Maryland #4 in Regional Universities in the North. Baltimore is #5 on Forbes's list of rising start-up cities, and the Baltimore/Washington region is a national research hub. The Baltimore area is home to many governmental and private institutions that offer opportunities for scholarly collaboration including the National Institutes of Health, Johns Hopkins, and the University of Maryland School of Medicine. For a full list of the benefits of working at Loyola University Maryland, please visit www.loyola.edu/department/hr/benefits.

For more information and to apply, please visit: careers.loyola.edu/postings/5784

Loyola University Maryland strongly values the benefits that diversity brings to the workplace. In accord with its Ignatian values, the University is committed to creating and promoting a community that recognizes the inherent value and dignity of each person. Loyola University Maryland does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military status, or any other legally protected classification. The University recruits, hires, and promotes in accord with this policy and its Core Values.

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Last updated: 2022-01-16