Assistant Professor

Location
Denton, TX
Posted
Apr 13, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

System Identification Number:
6001501

Posting Origination:
UNT

Department:
Behavior Analysis (135320)

College/School:
College of Public Affairs and Community Service http://pacs.unt.edu

Rank/Title:
Assistant Professor

Job Summary/Basic Function:
The applicant will be expected to conduct research in multiple areas: behavioral research, neuroscientific research, and intersectional research between the fields. This research should be relevant to the department's focus on translational health. The applicant will be expected to collect, analyze, and publish data furthering the intersection of these fields on a regular basis. Applicants should be able to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in both behavior analysis and neuroscience.

The applicant will be responsible for creating a new, collaborative animal laboratory at UNT. This new laboratory will ideally lead to collaborations with local, established experts in the field of neuroscience. As such, the applicant will be expected to maintain relationships with local neuroscientists and collaborators in order to expand the impact of research produced by the lab. The applicant will be expected to find research funding for their experiments after an initial startup investment.

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Minimum Qualifications:
Applicants should possess a Ph.D., with graduate-level training in both behavior analysis and in basic and translational neuroscience. We welcome applicants who have just completed their doctoral studies or who are scheduled to complete such studies before the start date.

Preferred Qualifications:
We especially welcome applicants with an understanding and a history of translational research in neurological disease and injury and an understanding of how to surmount the difficulties of bench-to-bedside relevance in such research.

Applicants with education and experience in grantsmanship, and who have a thorough understanding and experience in the area of funding acquisition will be favored.

Area of Specialty:
Behavioral Neuroscience

Position Type:
Faculty

Tenure Status:
Tenure Track

Appointment Basis:
9 Months

Pay Frequency:
Monthly

Non-Tenured Appointment Term:
No Response

Closing Date:
Open Until Search Closed

Review of Applications Begins:
04-03-2017

Required Applicant Documents:
Curriculum Vita
Cover Letter
List of Names and Contact Information of Three References
Statement of Research Interests
Statement of Teaching Philosophy

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