UIC Teaching Postdoc Position (Postdoctoral Research Associate in Neuroscience)
Postdoctoral Research Associate in Neuroscience:
The Laboratory of Integrative Neuroscience (LIN) in the UIC College of Liberal Arts & Sciences seeks applications for a postdoctoral research associate starting Fall 2016 and extending through Spring 2019. The successful candidate will contribute 50% effort toward instruction of undergraduate neuroscience courses and 50% effort toward research with a LIN faculty member (http://lin.uic.edu/). We are seeking an instructor for laboratory courses in behavioral neuroscience, cognitive neuroscience, learning and conditioning or neuroanatomy. There may also be opportunities to teach lecture courses in behavioral and systems neuroscience. The position provides a new PhD with an exceptional opportunity to gain teaching and research experience under the mentorship of neuroscience faculty, in preparation for a tenure-track job, especially at an institution that values teaching. UIC boasts a strong and flourishing undergraduate neuroscience major, a large, interdisciplinary faculty with ties to the medical campus and all the resources associated with a first-rate research institution situated in an attractive, metropolitan environment. For fullest consideration, please submit an on-line application at https://jobs.uic.edu by May 15th, 2016 and upload (a) a cover letter addressing the candidate’s teaching and mentoring experiences, as well as research interests that could be pursued at UIC, (b) curriculum vitae, (c) three letters of recommendation (d) syllabi and teaching evaluations from classes taught as primary instructor or teaching assistant. Please contact Suzanne Harrison (firstname.lastname@example.org) with any questions regarding the position. The successful candidate must earn the PhD before August 1, 2016. The University may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be conducted in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching in a multicultural environment. We strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans.