The Department of Neuroscience at the University of Arizona invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level. We are especially interested in candidates who will complement and expand our strengths in the analysis of neural circuits, computational neuroscience and/or informatics.
Successful candidates will share our commitment to cutting-edge neuroscience research and graduate/undergraduate education, will have a research agenda with a high potential to attract extramural funding, and will teach courses within the Neuroscience undergraduate curriculum, including an upper-level course in their area of expertise.
The Department’s research mission embraces fundamental mechanisms underlying behavior and the development, connectivity, function, maintenance, and evolution of nervous systems. We use multidisciplinary, comparative, and integrative approaches that cut across diverse species. The Department is home to an outstanding undergraduate program in Neuroscience & Cognitive Science and is committed to the education of graduate students in the University-wide Graduate Interdisciplinary Program in Neuroscience. The Department emphasizes a culture of respect, trust, collegiality, and collaboration. We are committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in neuroscience and will prioritize candidates who are equally committed to these principles.
Initial review of applications will begin by September 30, 2023 and continue until the position is filled. Only electronic applications will be accepted and should include: (1) a cover letter; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) a research statement detailing both accomplishments and future plans (max. 3 pages); (4) a statement of teaching philosophy, interests, and experience (max. 1 page); (5) and a list of 3 references to contact for recommendation.