Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences, Boston University

Position ID:BU-Psychological&BrainS-ASTP [#9634]
Position Title: Assistant Professor -- Systems Neuroscience
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Boston, Massachusetts 02215, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Neuroscience / Cognitive neuroscience, Systems neuroscience
Starting Date:2018/07/01
Appl Deadline:2017/11/01* finished (2017/08/30, finished 2018/04/02, listed until 2018/02/28)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences at Boston University invites applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the systems neuroscience of cognition and behavior in animal models (rodents), to begin July 2018. We are searching broadly in this field, and encourage applications from researchers using one or more cutting-edge methodologies such as calcium imaging, optogenetics, and recording of large populations of neurons to study any aspect of the neural mechanisms of behavior. Researchers will join an interdisciplinary team of systems neuroscientists studying the neural basis of complex behavior in our departmental Brain, Behavior, and Cognition Program and the Center for Systems Neuroscience. The candidate must be committed to establishing a vigorous, externally supported program of research, a strong publication record, and a strong teaching record. The successful candidate will teach courses and engage in research training at both the undergraduate and graduate level. We offer a competitive salary, startup funding, and modern laboratory facilities.

Applications will only be accepted at Academic Jobs Online. Applicants should upload a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching experience and interests, a statement of research interests, copies of three representative scholarly papers, and three letters of reference.

The deadline for applications is Nov. 1, 2017. Inquiries may be directed to Michaela Federico, Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences, Boston University, 64 Cummington Mall, Boston, MA 02215 (

Boston University expects excellence in teaching and in research and is committed to building a culturally, racially and ethnically diverse scholarly community. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences
Boston University
64 Cummington Mall
Boston, MA 02215

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