Duke University, Psychology and Neuroscience

Position ID:Duke-P&N-ASSTPROF [#8529]
Position Title: Assistant Professor - Behavioral and Systems Neuroscience
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708-0999, United States [map]
Subject Area: Psychology / Behavioral Neuroscience
Starting Date:2018/07/01
Appl Deadline:2017/01/15 finished (2016/11/08, finished 2017/04/10, listed until 2017/01/15)
Position Description:    

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

The Department of Psychology & Neuroscience at Duke University, invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Behavioral and Systems Neuroscience, to start in summer 2018.

We seek outstanding applicants with the potential to develop an innovative and externally funded research program and motivation to engage in undergraduate and graduate teaching. Candidates from any area of behavioral and systems neuroscience, including sensory and motor systems, development, and learning and plasticity, are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to those who primarily work with rodent models.

The new faculty member will have access to world-class research facilities and generous lab space especially designed for behavioral neuroscience research. He or she will be a member of the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences (DIBS), a campus-wide interdisciplinary institute committed to building an interactive community of neuroscience researchers, and will teach courses for the undergraduate neuroscience major. He or she will also be affiliated with one or more of the available graduate training programs including Systems and Integrative Neuroscience, Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognition & Cognitive Neuroscience, and Neurobiology. There are numerous opportunities for interaction with other departments, including Psychiatry, Biomedical engineering, and Neurobiology.

Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, at least three letters of recommendation, and three selected reprints/preprints. Please upload your application online at: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/8529 Applications received by January 15, 2017 will receive full consideration.

Duke University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual’s age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
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Further Info:
417 Chapel Drive
Box 90086
Duke University
Durham, NC 27708-0086

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