Non-tenure Faculty Position in Neuroscience

University of Nebraska

Posted 1 year ago

University of Nebraska at Omaha

Non-tenure Faculty Position in Neuroscience

College of Arts & Sciences

The Neuroscience Program at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) invites applications for a 3-year appointment, non-tenure track Instructor position in Neuroscience to start August 2020. The position is renewable and allows for advancement. We seek applicants who are broadly trained and able to teach a range of undergraduate courses that may include (but are not limited to) Introduction to Neuroscience, Neuroscience Methods, and Advanced Neuroscience Laboratory. Coursework in the candidate’s area of expertise will be welcome. A molecular/cellular emphasis with a background in areas such as neuroimmunology, neuropharmacology, developmental, clinical and/or systems neuroscience are particularly welcome. As a faculty member, the successful applicant will teach three courses per semester, and receive a quarter-time time assignment in undergraduate advising.

Candidates must have completed an earned doctorate in Neuroscience or a related field prior to the start date of employment. Area of specialization within Neuroscience is open. The ideal candidate will have a strong background of excellence in teaching with demonstrated commitments to supporting a diverse undergraduate student population. Experience advising undergraduate students is a plus.

The successful candidate will become part of a dynamic and growing program in the College of Arts & Sciences that is actively engaged with others on the campus as well as community partners. The university and department have a strong commitment to diversity in its varied forms and to fostering an inclusive and welcoming learning environment where students, faculty and staff thrive and succeed. With a metropolitan mission, UNO serves a diverse student body with a large number of first generation college students and is also actively engaged with the community in myriad ways. For additional information on our vibrant campus community, please see our recent ad in Chronicle of Higher Education. For more information about UNO’s Neuroscience program, please visit¬†…

Please visit the UNO careers website at to apply. Create your account, and search for the Instructor in Neuroscience posting. Your online application should include a cover letter and curriculum vitae. Statements of teaching goals, experience and dedication toward diversity and inclusion, undergraduate advising experience, a brief statement of research interests, teaching evaluations, and optional supplemental information such as copies of publications should be attached as a single file in the portfolio area of the application. Include names and contact information of three references. Your references will be requested by the system to submit letters of recommendation electronically. We begin the review of applicants December 2, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Please address questions to Dr. Suzanne Sollars at

The University of Nebraska does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment. UNO is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an E-Verify employer.

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