Assistant Professor of Neuroscience

University of Texas Austin Department of Neuroscience

United States


This position will support the Department of Neuroscience’s efforts to enhance undergraduate education as part of the College of Natural Science’s 21st Century Education Initiative. In addition to teaching two to three undergraduate neuroscience courses, the Neuroscience Education Fellow will foster expertise in inclusive teaching and learning among departmental faculty and provide direct support for course transformation in alignment with departmental goals.

The Neuroscience Education Fellow will be hired and supervised by the Department of Neuroscience, supported by the Texas Institute for Discovery Education in Science (TIDES), the College of Natural Sciences education-focused unit, and join a community of similar individuals in other CNS departments.

The College is committed to building a diverse faculty. We are interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research, and service.


A PhD in neuroscience, or closely related discipline; experience teaching undergraduates; interest in teaching and facilitating change in higher education; a student-centered teaching philosophy; ability to collect and distill meaning from data to guide efforts; excellent interpersonal skills, such as written and oral communication, and the ability to influence and inform without direct authority; excellent organizational and time-management skills; ability to initiate projects and self-motivation.

Application Instructions

In order to apply, you will need to provide:

A letter of interest,

A current curriculum vitae,

And three (3) professional references that address qualifications listed above. References should be solicited and submitted through the Interfolio application. For internal candidates, one letter must be from outside the University of Texas system.

In your application, please refer to


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