University of Wisconsin-Madison — Academic Advisor, Neurobiology

We are seeking an Academic Advisor to join our exceptional advising team! The person in this role will provide academic advising to undergraduate students in the Neurobiology Major, a growing, vibrant interdisciplinary academic program in the Department of Integrative Biology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  Full job posting and online application directions available at https://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/en-us/job/512733/academic-advisor.  Application deadline is March 29, 2022. 

An Academic Advisor in the Neurobiology Major is responsible for providing academic advising and associated student services to prospective and declared Neurobiology major undergraduate students. The Neurobiology Major is a growing major that is composed of goal-oriented students focused on careers in Medicine/Health, Research (graduate school), or Industry. The primary responsibility of this candidate will be to advise students on academic matters, curriculum and policy. Also, this candidate will be asked to participate on various committees, and to assist in the preparation and implementation of various initiatives sponsored by the Neurobiology Major and the Department of Integrative Biology. The successful candidate will be able to efficiently utilize online resources.

Work Type:  Full Time (100%).  This position may require some work to be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.  Some work may be performed remotely, at an offsite, non-campus work location.

The Department of Integrative Biology consists of 67 faculty and staff members, as well as a large number of employees in training, graduate, and undergraduate employees. The department has 1,300+ undergraduate majors in Biology (L&S), Molecular and Cell Biology, Neurobiology, and Zoology, teaches thousands of students in our introductory biology courses, and has top ranked graduate programs in the areas of Integrative Biology and Freshwater & Marine Science. Our Zoological Museum houses a collection of over 500,000 vertebrates and provides support for teaching and research activities. Additional department information can be found at https://integrativebiology.wisc.edu/ and https://neuromajor.wisc.edu/.

The Department of Integrative Biology has a strong commitment to fostering a welcoming community where students, faculty, and staff of all backgrounds, experiences, and abilities can thrive. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.

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