College of Liberal Arts and Sciences: Assistant Professor in Behavioral Neuroscience - Department

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Assistant Professor
Faculty Position in Behavioral Neuroscience
Department of Psychology
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The Department of Psychology invites applications and nominations for a full-time tenure-track faculty position in Behavioral Neuroscience at the rank of assistant professor. We welcome applicants with research interests in the neuroscience of learning and memory, and/or brain plasticity. The successful candidate will show productivity, the potential to attract outside funding, and a commitment to excellence in teaching. Successful candidates are expected to teach effectively at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, establish and maintain an active and independent research program, and provide service to the department, the university and the profession.

A PhD in Psychology, Neuroscience or a related field, as well as postdoctoral experience, is required. The anticipated starting date is August 16, 2019, and the starting salary is competitive. The University of Illinois at Champaign -Urbana has an interdisciplinary Neuroscience Program with faculty located in departments across campus. It has excellent facilities including the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology and the Carl R Woese Institute for Genomic Biology. Another available resource is the newly developed Center for Brain Plasticity.

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values of the Psychology Department. Our excellence can only be fully realized by faculty, students, and staff who share our commitment to these values. Successful candidates for our faculty positions will demonstrate evidence of a commitment to advancing equity and inclusion. Please read

To apply, create your candidate profile through and upload your application materials: letter of application, CV, a representative publication, statement of research interests and of teaching interests. The online application will require the contact information or Interfolio ID for three professional references. Letters of recommendation may be requested electronically from referees at a later date. Only applications submitted through the University of Illinois Job Board will be considered.

To ensure full consideration, all required application materials must be submitted by November 12, 2018. Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date, however no hiring decision will be made until after that date. For further information regarding application procedures or to submit nominations, you may contact Jane Jukes at [email protected]

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit To learn more about the University's commitment to diversity, please visit:

College Name or Administrative Unit: LAS
Category: 1-Faculty
Title: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences: Assistant Professor in Behavioral Neuroscience - Department of Psychology (101898)
Open Date: 09/04/2018
Close Date: 11/12/2018
Organization Name: Psychology





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Posted: 11/4/2018
Application Due: 12/30/2018
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