Assistant or Associate Professor of Neurobiology, UW-Madison

Madison, Wisconsin
Salary negotiable (academic 9 month appointment)
September 20 2019
University of Wisconsin-Madison
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Assistant or Associate Professor of Neurobiology

The Department of Integrative Biology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison seeks a candidate to develop an internationally recognized research program focused on neurobiology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. We are eager to attract candidates who study neuroscience at the molecular, cellular, circuitry or behavioral levels.  This position is a full-time position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level to start August 2020.  Applications at the full professor level may be considered in exceptional cases.  We welcome applications from candidates using a range of experimental systems, including non-mammalian, invertebrate or cell culture. Our goal is to hire an outstanding individual with broad research interests, promise for intellectual growth, and an ability to interact with an interdisciplinary and collaborative intellectual community. Candidates who can contribute to our goal to increase diversity are encouraged to identify their strengths and experience in this area.

A Ph.D. in Neurobiology or related field and postdoc experience is required prior to the start of the appointment. Successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the teaching, research, and service missions of the Department of Integrative Biology. Teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels is required, as is mentoring the research of undergraduate and graduate students. Candidate will be expected to engage in scholarly research in areas of specialization leading to scholarly publications at the national and international levels. Candidate will be required to perform university and professional service as appropriate.

The position is based in the Department of Integrative Biology, which has 19 regular faculty members and 62 graduate students, drawn from multiple interdepartmental graduate programs on campus. The department brings together faculty and research programs that span a wide range of interests, including behavioral neuroscience, developmental and cellular neuroscience, cell biology, developmental biology, animal behavior, ecology and evolution. It offers a stimulating research environment as well as opportunities for collaborative research in other departments. Located at the nexus of four beautiful lakes, Madison, the state capital, consistently ranks among the top American cities for its quality of life. Additional information regarding the Department of Integrative Biology is available at

Interested candidates can apply for Job (PVL100600) at:

To ensure consideration, applications should be received by November 1, 2019.

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation. UW-Madison aims to fulfill its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background. Candidates from under-represented groups are especially encouraged to apply.

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