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Assistant Professor in Computational Neuroscience
Psychological and Brain Sciences

Indiana University

Bloomington, IN
COMPUTATIONAL NEUROSCIENCE FACULTY POSITION, INDIANA UNIVERSITY: The Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at Indiana University – Bloomington seeks to fill a faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor (tenure-track) to begin August 2014. Applicants for this position must have a doctorate, a strong record of publication, and the potential for research funding. The applicant's research should focus on theoretical and computational approaches to understand neurobiological processes at any one or several levels of organization, ranging from individual neurons to circuits to systems interactions. Problem areas include models of complex brain networks, neural coding, learning and plasticity, development, dynamic brain activity, or relations between brain and behavior. Candidates with an integrated research program combining computational modeling and empirical neuroscience research are strongly encouraged to apply. The department is highly integrative, and we would be especially interested in researchers whose interests complement existing strengths in cognitive neuroscience, social neuroscience, cellular and systems neuroscience, cognitive science, network science, developmental psychology, and clinical psychology. Teaching responsibilities will include courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit their applications at: http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/350.

Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to: Dr. William P. Hetrick, Ph.D., Professor and Chair, Department of Psychology and Brain Sciences, psychair@indiana.edu with “Computational Neuroscience Search” in the subject line.

Review of all applications will begin on November 1, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled. Indiana University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. The Department is committed to increasing faculty diversity and welcomes applications from women and underrepresented ethnic, racial, and cultural groups, sexual minorities, and from people with disabilities. Information about the department and the university is available at http://psych.indiana.edu/faculty/opportunities.asp

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