Flip Phillips, director of neuroscience at Skidmore, sends the following email:
The Neuroscience Program at Skidmore College invites applications for a post doctoral position beginning Summer 2008. This position will run for two-years with the possibility of renewal for an additional two. Skidmore College seeks candidates who are firmly committed to undergraduate education and to faculty/student collaborative research. Excellent teaching and research facilities support many opportunities for faculty/student collaborative work in the classroom, lab, and field. This position will provide a unique opportunity to work with the Skidmore Scholars in Science and Mathematics (S3M), an NSF sponsored program to increase the number of science students from traditionally under-represented groups.
For this position we seek a neuroscientist, broadly defined, but are particularly interested in applicants with specialization in neurochemistry, neurobiology, neurophilosophy and/or modeling. The successful candidate will be expected to teach three courses per year, including Introduction to Neuroscience and an advanced special topics seminar in their area of specialty. This position also includes the supervision of the S3M students as well as direction of the Sophomore Summer Transitional Program. The SSTP takes place over five-weeks in the summer and is designed to facilitate the intellectual development of the S3M students as they begin to understand methods of scientific inquiry and further explore their interests in the sciences and mathematics.
The review process begins immediately.
Skidmore College is a liberal arts institution of approximately 2,200 students and 200 full-time faculty, located in upstate New York. We seek to attract an academically and culturally diverse faculty, welcoming applications from women and men of diverse background. Preference will be given to candidates with a Ph.D. in neuroscience or a related field, and teaching experience. ABD candidates will be considered only if they will complete their degree by Fall 2008. Candidates should send a vita, evidence of excellence in teaching, selected reprints, and three letters of recommendation to: Prof. Flip Phillips, Director, Neuroscience Program, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866