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Lab Instructor

Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA
  • Job Code
    TR0190044
Position Information

Working Title: Lab Instructor
Faculty Rank: Instructor
Posting Number: TR0190044
About Virginia Tech:

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

Position Summary:

The Virginia Tech School of Neuroscience seeks applications for a full-time Laboratory Instructor. The primary duty of this position is laboratory teaching responsibilities of approximately 12 credit hours per academic semester in Neuroscience curriculum beginning with the fall 2019 semester.

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in Neuroscience, Psychology, Biology or related field; a demonstrated ability to effectively teach courses at the undergraduate level; either broad knowledge of, and research experience in, neuroscience or a willingness to acquire such; Experience in the use of animals in research; ability to work independently, organize, and assume responsibility; excellent communication skills.

Strong candidates will have experience in one or more of the following:
o Behavioral neuroscience
o Molecular neuroscience
o Systems Neuroscience
o Neuroanatomy
o Electrophysiology/Electromyography

Required Qualifications:

• Demonstrated ability to effectively teach courses at the undergraduate level;
• Previous work in an academic laboratory setting;
• Experience in the use of animals in research;
• Ability to work independently, organize and assume responsibility;
• Either broad knowledge of, and research experience in, neuroscience or a willingness to acquire such;
• Ph.D. in Neuroscience, Psychology, Biology or a related field;

Preferred Qualifications:

• Experience in one or more of the following:
o Behavioral neuroscience
o Molecular neuroscience
o Systems Neuroscience
o Neuroanatomy
o Electrophysiology/Electromyography

• Capability of working with more than one on-going project simultaneously;
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;

Employment Conditions: Alternate work schedule - If other than M-F, 8-5 please describe below
Must have a conviction check? Yes
Describe Other:

May require late courses after 5:00 p.m. depending on enrollment and space schedules.

Employment Comments:
How to Apply for this Job:

Qualified applicants must electronically submit online application, cover letter, resume/curriculum vitae, optional Teaching Statement, and list of 3 professional references to jobs.vt.edu. Apply to posting #
TR0190044. Applicant screening will continue until the position is filled. Virginia Tech is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities.

Virginia Tech University is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire accommodation please contact the hiring department or contact University ADA Services http://oea.vt.edu/ada-accessibility-services.html with any questions.

Employee Category: Instructional/Research Faculty
Appointment Type: Restricted
If restricted or temporary, enter end date: 5/9/2020
FLSA Status: Exempt: Not eligible for overtime
Tenure Status: Non-Tenure Track
Academic Year or Calendar Year? Standard Academic Year
Percent Employment: Full-time
If part time, enter Percent Time:
Pay Range: Commensurate with experience
Department: School of Neuroscience
Work Location: Blacksburg
Location, if not Blacksburg:
Location Zip Code: 24060
Job Posting Date: 05/10/2019
Review Begin Date: 05/24/2019
Job Close Date: (if applicable)
Restricted to university employees only? No
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement:

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

If you are an individual with a disability and desire accommodation please contact the hiring department.

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Posted: 2019-09-05 Expires: 2019-10-05

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