Job Opening: SINS Faculty Position

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

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.

Inquiries regarding this position should be directed to Henry Yin, Chair of the Search Committee (hy43@duke.edu)