Assistant Professor

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
September 13 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) is seeking applicants for a tenure-track faculty position in behavioral neuroscience. We are interested in recruiting outstanding scientists that will build directly on the current strengths of our program ( We expect to make appointments at the Assistant Professor level. 
Successful applicants should employ modern technical approaches to address important questions related to learning and memory, motivation, perception, attention, or neurological disorders. Area of research specialization is open but outstanding individuals with interests in understanding the molecular, cellular, and/or neural circuit mechanisms of behavior are strongly encouraged to apply. 
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in neuroscience or a closely related field and significant postdoctoral research experience. Responsibilities include developing an independent extramurally funded research program and teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in neuroscience and psychology. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

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A complete application will consist of a cover letter, vita, a concise statement of research interests, a statement of teaching interests, and three letters of reference.  All application materials should be submitted electronically.  Reference letters can be sent via email to  UWM is an equal opportunity institution committed to diversity.