Psychology, University of Hawaii at Manoa

Position ID:UHManoa-Psychology-APBN [#9381]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Honolulu, Hawaii 96822, United States [map]
Subject Area: Psychology / Behavioral Neuroscience
Starting Date:2018/08/01
Appl Deadline:2017/10/08 finished (posted 2017/07/20, finished 2018/07/19)
Position Description:    

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


Assistant Professor in Behavioral Neuroscience, position number 82537, University of Hawaii at Manoa, College of Social Sciences, Department of Psychology, permanent, general funds, full-time, 9 month, tenure track appointment, to begin August 1, 2018, subject to position clearance and availability of funds. The Department of Psychology ( seeks a faculty colleague who will add to the department’s strengths in behavioral neuroscience. While the general area of research is the biological bases of behavior, priority consideration will be given to candidates whose research is focused on topics in development, affect, psychopharmacology, psychopathology, or cognition.

Duties: Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in behavioral neuroscience and specialty area; periodically contribute to the department’s teaching of undergraduate statistics and/or research methods; supervise, mentor and advise MA and PhD students; actively seek extramural funding; publish scholarly, peer-reviewed research in area of expertise; provide service to the department, university, and community. Other duties as assigned.

Minimum qualifications:

1. Ph.D. in Psychology or in Neuroscience (with significant coursework in psychology) from a college or university of recognized standing. 2. Post-doctoral experience in related area. 3. Significant research accomplishment (publications, grants) commensurate with time in the field. 4. Expertise needed to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in behavioral neuroscience. 5. Ability to teach undergraduate statistics and/or research methods. 6. Ability to interact with faculty, staff, and students in a productive and professional manner.

Desirable qualifications:

Demonstrated ability to teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses in behavioral neuroscience or related area.

Salary range: Commensurate with training and experience.

TO APPLY: Apply online at, for position number 82537, by submitting a cover letter that addresses the minimum and desirable qualifications; a curriculum vitae; a statement of research experience and interests; a copy of latest college transcripts (copies are acceptable, however, official transcripts will be required upon hire); evidence of teaching ability, such as summaries of course evaluations, statement of teaching philosophy, experience, and interests; up to three representative publications, and three letters of recommendation, providing name, address, telephone number and e-mail address of letter writers. Please also submit a diversity statement that addresses past activities and future plans to advance equity, inclusion, and diversity in your professional career. Visit for guidelines about writing a diversity statement. Inquiries: Dr. Patricia Couvillon, Search Committee Chair, phone 808-956-4761, e-mail Continuous recruitment. Review of applications will begin on October 8, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. The University of Hawaiʻi is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
2530 Dole Street
Sakamaki C-400
Honolulu, HI 96822

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