Postdoctoral Fellow

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Department of Neuroscience - College of Natural Sciences - The University of Texas at Austin
Location: Austin, TX
Open: Mar 20, 2018 • Close: May 4, 2018


The University of Texas at Austin Center for Learning & Memory invites applications for postdoctoral fellowships through our T32 training program. The goal of this NIMH-funded program is to train the next generation of scientists in modern neuroscience and computational techniques to isolate the mechanisms that support learning and memory. This program brings together faculty who study the neurobiology of learning and memory across several levels of analysis, from molecular approaches to human neuroscience. Applicants can find information about potential faculty mentors at the Center website ( We are particularly interested in recruiting fellows whose research bridges multiple levels of analysis and faculty mentors. In addition to providing cutting edge research training, fellows will also receive comprehensive career development training.

This program provides two years of support with salary and benefits consistent with those for NIH postdoctoral fellows. Appointments will begin September 2018. Position funding is pending final budgetary approval.

The University of Texas at Austin strongly values multiculturalism and diversity and strives to be a family friendly environment. Information about the University's life and work policies can be found at

Eligible applicants will have a Ph.D. in Psychology, Neuroscience, or a related discipline, or will complete a Ph.D. prior to Fall 2018. Candidates must be citizens or noncitizen nationals of the U.S. or have been lawfully admitted for permanent residence at the time of appointment.

Application Instructions
Applicants should submit the following materials via Interfolio: a curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests that includes specification of one or more potential faculty mentors, and contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until April 30, 2018. Proof of conferred degree and a background check will be conducted on final candidate.

The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.





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Posted: 3/21/2018
Application Due: 5/5/2018
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