Assistant / Associate Professor - Behavioral Neuroscience

University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California
August 31 2017
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Assistant or early Associate Professor

with a specialty in Behavioral Neuroscience

The UCLA Department of Psychology seeks applications for a full-time, tenure-track/tenured assistant or early associate professor with a specialty in Behavioral Neuroscience. We are interested in applicants who are pursing innovative research using state-of-the art methods to advance our understanding of behavioral processes using rodent models. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in a relevant field of study (e.g., psychology, neuroscience), and should demonstrate a strong track record of productive research at both the graduate and postdoctoral levels using advanced experimental methods for linking behavior to biology. In addition to an outstanding record of research and strong potential for securing extramural support, the successful candidate will demonstrate a history of, or the potential for, contributing to the teaching, mentoring, and service missions of the Department and University. Individuals with a history of mentoring students underrepresented in the sciences are encouraged to describe their experience in a cover letter.

All application materials and letters should be received by October 6, 2017, when review of materials will begin. Applications should contain a C.V., at least 3 letters of recommendation and separate statements of research goals, approach to teaching and contributions to diversity (no more than 3 pages each). Applications may be submitted to

We encourage applications from women, minorities, and individuals with a strong record of mentoring students from under-represented groups.  The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action Policy (