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Monmouth College: Assistant Professor of Biology (Neurobiology)

July 29, 2019

Monmouth College, a private liberal arts college located in western Illinois, seeks applications for a tenure-track position in neurobiology within the Department of Biology. The neurobiologist hired will contribute to the development of a new Neuroscience major, in collaboration with colleagues in the Chemistry and Psychology Departments.  A Ph.D. (completion by August 2020) in neurobiology, biology or another relevant field is required.  Teaching duties will include a course in neurobiology, advanced courses in areas of the candidate's specialty (e.g. cell biology, immunology, developmental biology, molecular biology), and teaching within Monmouth College's integrated studies program. The candidate will be expected to establish an active research program geared toward mentoring undergraduates in neuroscience research.

 

Located in the welcoming community of Monmouth, Illinois, the college is a member of the prestigious Associated Colleges of the Midwest. Following the adoption and implementation of a groundbreaking interdisciplinary general education curriculum and the continuation of a bold strategic plan titled "Think Anew, Act Anew," the college is now prepared to move confidently forward as an innovator among liberal arts colleges. Monmouth is again in the top tier of U.S. News & World Report's Best Colleges for National Liberal Arts Colleges, is ranked 70 th out of 240 schools in the "National Universities - Liberal Arts" category by Washington Monthly , and was recognized in the top 5% of U.S. Colleges by College Factual for colleges that provide value for students. The College's mission statement can be found here: https://ou.monmouthcollege.edu/about/mission-statement.aspx

 

The Monmouth College Biology Department embraces the goals articulated in Vision and Change in Undergraduate Biology Education , and is committed to providing authentic research experiences to all its students.  We are particularly interested in candidates who employ innovative and evidence-based teaching strategies to promote active learning in the classroom and to integrate research with teaching. 

 

Send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research plans, and a list of 3 professional references to: Ken Cramer by e-mail to facultysearch@monmouthcollege.edu .  Include "Neurobiology Search" in the subject line of the e-mail.  Review of applications begins Sept. 16, 2019 and continues until filled.

 

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Stephanie Kinkaid 
Title IX Coordinator
Room 21, Poling Hall (lower level) (309)457-2272
skinkaid@monmouthcollege.edu

Michelle Merritt
Deputy Title IX Coordinator
Associate Dean of Students
Room 126 Poling Hall (main level)
(309) 457-2114
mmerritt@monmouthcollege.edu

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Stephanie Kinkaid 
Title VI Coordinator
Room 21, Poling Hall (lower level) (309)457-2272
skinkaid@monmouthcollege.edu

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