Visiting Assistant Professor of Computational Neuroscience at Haverford College

Job Type: 
Part-Time or Visiting Faculty
Haverford College

Haverford College welcomes applications for a full-time, one-year Visiting Assistant Professor of Computer Science with a specialization in Computational Neuroscience for the 2019-2020 academic year. This appointment may be extended to the 2020-2021 academic year, depending on the staffing needs of the Department, upon budgetary approval, and upon a successful annual performance evaluation by the Department Chair in the spring of 2020.

Responsibilities include teaching the equivalent of five courses over two semesters, including lecture and seminar classes (at all levels of the curriculum, including their corresponding laboratory or discussion sections) as well as specialized research courses and the supervision of undergraduate senior theses work. Computer Science and Neuroscience are among the fastest growing programs at Haverford College. Candidates working in Computational Neuroscience, broadly construed, are encouraged to apply. For example, this may include candidates working in Artificial Intelligence, Computer Vision, Bioinformatics, Network Science, or other subfields, as long as their work includes a focus on the connection of their field to Neuroscience.

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. (ABD considered) in Computer Science, Neuroscience, or a closely related discipline along with excellent teaching skills and experience, with the ability to teach courses from the introductory to the advanced undergraduate levels. The appointment officially begins July 1, 2019; applications received by March 1st, 2019 will receive fullest consideration.

Please submit the following materials and information via:

* letter of interest

* curriculum vitae

* teaching statement

* research statement

* three confidential letters of reference, including one that specifically address the candidate’s teaching effectiveness, to be submitted to Interfolio. Please include the name, affiliation, email address and phone number for each reference.

Questions about the Neuroscience program should be directed to Laura Been at For technical questions, please contact lnterfolio directly at 1-877-997-8807 or

Haverford College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, disability or veteran status. Haverford has a longstanding commitment to diversity rooted in values of inclusion and social justice, a commitment reflected in the curriculum, classrooms, and communal composition of the College. Haverford welcomes applications from candidates who share these values and who will foster their contribution to the College’s educational mission.