Neuroscience-Open Rank Professor-University of Illinois

Urbana, Illinois
Commensurate with experience.
August 11 2017
Position Type
Full Time
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The Department of Comparative Biosciences invites applications for a position in neuroscience at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level. Candidates must possess a Ph.D. degree in Neuroscience or a related field and must have postdoctoral experience. Candidates currently at the Associate Professor rank with a successful record of federal funding are especially encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will participate in the professional and graduate curricula and develop an externally funded research program that complements existing department or campus strengths in neuroscience. Full information about the department is available at:  The University of Illinois has a vibrant interdisciplinary Neuroscience Program, with over 80 faculty affiliates ( The position is a regular full-time 9-month tenure-track appointment and is available at search conclusion. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications.

Qualified applicants should apply online at  Applications should include a cover letter, up to 3-page research statement, CV and contact information for three references. Questions may be directed to Dr. Megan Mahoney, search committee chair,

In order to ensure full consideration, applications must be received by September 8, 2017. Applicants may be interviewed prior to the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date. The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

Illinois is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. Illinois welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity (