The Department of Psychology at the University of California, Riverside invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in behavioral neuroscience beginning July 1, 2019. We seek applicants who investigate the neural basis of behavior, and those focused on cortical circuit plasticity using advanced cellular, computational, neurophysiological and/or brain imaging methodologies are especially encouraged to apply. An interest in teaching quantitative methods or statistics is desirable. Review of applications will begin on 12/02/2018 and continue until the position is filled.
The University of California, Riverside is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse student (http://diversity.ucr.edu/). Its mission is explicitly ed to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation lege students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.
A PhD in psychology, neuroscience or a related discipline and a relevant post-doctoral experience, are required at the time of the appointment. Salary level will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Advancement through the faculty ranks at the University of California is through a series of structured, merit-based evaluations, occurring every 2-3 years, each of which includes substantial peer input.
Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests, reprints and preprints, a statement of contributions to diversity, and three letters of recommendation. All application materials must be submitted through AP Recruit at: https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/apply/JPF01001
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ADA/Veterans Employer.