Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track)

New York City, New York (US)
Commensurate with experience
September 25 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

The Department of Neuroscience and Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute at Columbia University are currently recruiting faculty members at the Assistant Professor level. Areas of interest include research programs that: 1) employ genetic, genomic and evolutionary approaches to understand the neural basis of behavior; 2) exploit or develop state-of-the-art optical, chemical, electrical or computational methodology to link neural circuitry to behavior, especially in genetically-tractable mammalian model systems; 3) combine computational, behavioral and physiological approaches to study cognitive processes; and 4) explore emerging issues in molecular, cellular, and developmental neurosciences.

Columbia University has an exceptionally strong and broad program in the neurosciences with an aim to enhance interactions between basic and clinical research and to link the neurosciences with a wide range of other disciplines within the University. New faculty will be affiliated with the Department of Neuroscience and the Doctoral Program in Neurobiology and Behavior. Research labs will be housed in the Zuckerman Institute on the Columbia Manhattanville campus. There are numerous opportunities for interaction with other scientific departments and programs at the Medical Center and Morningside Heights campuses.

The application deadline is November 26, 2017. To apply, please go to: Include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests, and arrange for three references to submit letters of recommendation. Initial interviews will be held January 22-23, 2018. We recommend that candidates reserve those dates pending notification from the search committee.  

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer --Race/Gender/Disability/Veteran.  

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