Dept. of Psychology, Cornell University

Position ID:Cornell-Dept. of Psychology-BEN [#9653, WDR-00012342]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]
Subject Area: Psychology / Behavioral Neuroscience
Starting Date:2018/07/01
Appl Deadline:2017/10/15 finished (posted 2017/08/31, finished 2018/04/22, listed until 2018/02/28)
Position Description:    

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

The Department of Psychology at Cornell University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in systems and behavioral neuroscience, at the Assistant Professor level. Candidates must have a PhD or equivalent degree, relevant postdoctoral experience, and a strong record of published research.

We are seeking innovative, independently-minded investigators with research interests that integrate central nervous system function and behavior. Research areas of interest include, but are not limited to, sensory or motor systems, learning and memory, cognition and decision-making, evolution and development, genetics and genomics, social behavior and communication, theory and computation, and the mechanisms of attentional, affective/emotional, or hormonal regulation of neural systems.

Successful candidates may employ a variety of research techniques and will seek to leverage the technological resources and collaborative environment of Cornell University to enhance their research program. Candidates who pursue integrative research questions that embrace the complexities of natural environments are particularly encouraged. Candidates are expected to establish a vigorous, externally funded, and internationally recognized research program, and to teach at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

Review of applications will begin October 15 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants must upload into Academic Jobs online at a cover letter, curriculum vitae, along with both a Research Statement and Teaching Statement. Applicants should also arrange to have three confidential letters of recommendation submitted through Academic Jobs online. Diversity and inclusion are fundamental to Cornell University’s heritage of “any person, any study.” Applications from women and minority candidates are especially welcome.

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. The College of Arts and Sciences at Cornell embrace diversity and seek candidates who will create a climate that attracts students and faculty of all races, nationalities, and genders. We strongly encourage women and underrepresented minorities to apply. Cornell University is a recognized EEO/AA employer and educator, valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

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:
Cindy Durbin, Administrative Manager
211 B Uris Hall
Department of Psychology
Cornell University
Ithaca NY 14853

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