Faculty position in Neuroscience – University of Colorado Boulder

Boulder, Colorado
Competitive salary plus full benefits.
August 27 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

Faculty position in Neuroscience – University of Colorado Boulder.

As part of a multi-year initiative to enhance existing strengths and interests in Neuroscience, the Department of Psychology & Neuroscience (http://www.colorado.edu/psych-neuro/) at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin Fall 2019. Candidates are expected to develop an active collaborative research program that utilizes innovative and transformative neurotechnologies (e.g., analysis of cell-specific and circuit-specific processes, high-throughput cell-type classification in the brain, pharmaco- or optogenetic methods, related novel technologies). Candidates with specific research interests in the neurobiological mechanisms associated with behavioral resilience and susceptibility relating to affective, motivational, and/or cognitive dimensions are highly encouraged to apply. This position is aimed at strengthening a world-class core of behavioral and molecular neuroscientists focused on understanding the functioning of the nervous system in health and disease. Successful applicants should have an outstanding record of research achievement and are expected to establish an extramurally funded research program and contribute to the undergraduate and graduate education mission of the Department. A Ph.D. in neuroscience, biology or related science field is required.

To apply, please submit the materials listed below in PDF format to this posting at  https://jobs.colorado.edu/jobs/JobDetail/?jobId=12537 with the following naming convention “LastName_FirstName_NameofDocument”, i.e., Smith_John_CV: 

  1. Cover Letter, which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications (LastName_FirstName_Cover.pdf).
  2. Current Curriculum Vitae (LastName_FirstName_CV.pdf). 
  3. List of References, minimum of three individuals who may be contacted, upon review of your application, to submit written letters of reference upon request (LastName_FirstName_References.pdf).
  4. Statement of Research Philosophy (LastName_FirstName_Research).
  5. Statement of Teaching Philosophy (LastName_FirstName_Teaching).

Review of applications will begin on October 31, 2018; applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

If you have technical difficulties submitting application information, please contact the CU Careers help desk at 303-860-4200, extension 2 or cucareershelp@cu.edu.  All other job related inquiries should be directed to Alicia Johns at: 303-492-7510.

The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting the ADA Coordinator at hr-ada@colorado.edu.

The University of Colorado is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment and excellent benefits.  Learn more about the University of Colorado by visiting https://www.cu.edu/cu-careers.