Professor of Neuroscience at DePauw University

December 15, 2021


The Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at DePauw University is seeking applicants for a tenure-track position in Neuroscience.  Rank is open and will be based on the successful candidate’s experience. The Doctoral degree at the time of appointment is preferred, while ABD will be considered. The search is open to candidates in any area of neuroscience who are committed to teaching at an undergraduate liberal arts university, and establishing a program of research that actively engages students. Teaching load is 6 courses per year (3/3 plus a 0.5 credit extended studies course once every three years), and will include Neuroscience and Behavior, introductory and upper level courses in neuroscience or psychology including Research Methods or Statistics. We especially seek candidates who will increase the department’s commitment to inclusion, equity, and diversity through their research, teaching, mentoring and/or lived experience.

DePauw is a nationally-recognized liberal arts university dedicated to educating just over 1,700 highly talented, motivated, and diverse students from across the country and around the globe. For more than 180 years, DePauw has created an atmosphere of intellectual challenge and social engagement that prepares students for lifelong success. Located in Greencastle, Indiana, about a 45-minute drive west of Indianapolis, DePauw is a member of the Great Lakes Colleges Association. DePauw has exceptional faculty development programs, which can help the candidate maintain an active research agenda and improve their pedagogy. DePauw also has an ongoing commitment to diversity and seeks to strengthen our institution through equitable and inclusive practices.

Candidates should submit the following through Interfolio ( Include a cover letter summarizing qualifications, statement of teaching philosophy and interests, statement of research interests, CV, evidence of effective teaching (such as sample syllabi or course evaluations), three confidential letters of recommendation, and graduate transcripts. Application materials should provide evidence of a commitment to successfully fostering and engaging with a diversity of ideas and experiences to create an inclusive environment in the classroom and at the University.  Review of applications will begin January 15, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. Applications received by this date will be assured of full consideration. Please contact Robert West (), Chairperson, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience with any questions.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

In support of DePauw University’s mission and values, we welcome applications from members of underrepresented groups. DePauw University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status or any other federal, state, or local protected class.

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