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Assistant Professor Position in Systems Neuroscience

Recruitment Period

Open date: November 22nd, 2013
Last review date: January 17th, 2014
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: June 30th, 2014
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


The Department of Psychology, University of California, Riverside, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the systems neuroscience area, beginning July 1, 2014. The Ph.D degree is required and the post-doctoral experience is preferred. Applicants should have demonstrated compelling promise of research and publication using modern molecular, cellular, systems or behavioral approaches in interacting with a broad-based psychology department. Individuals with research focused on mechanisms of cortical development, plasticity or function are especially encouraged to apply, as those whose research emphasizes linkages between animal and human models. Applicants should also be committed to excellence in undergraduate and graduate education. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Review of completed applications begins January 17, 2014 and continues until the position is filled. Interested candidates should send a cover letter describing research and teaching interests, their curriculum vitae, reprints and preprints if available, and arrange to have three letters of recommendation provided to us using this system. Although only three letters of recommendation are required, the system can accommodate two more optional letters.

The Riverside campus of the University of California is growing rapidly and has an excellent psychology department with a strong record of success in research, teaching and extramural funding. For information on the Department of Psychology see the website link below. For collaborative opportunities via the Neuroscience Graduate Program see http://neurograd.ucr.edu. The campus is centrally located in Southern California about 50 miles east of Los Angeles and less than an hour's drive from the area's mountains, deserts and beaches. The University of California, Riverside is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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More information about this recruitment: http://www.psych.ucr.edu




3-5 letters of reference required