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Assistant Professor of Neuroscience

University of California, Riverside

Riverside, CA
The Department of Psychology, University of California, Riverside, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the systems neuroscience area, beginning July 1, 2014. The Ph.D. degree is required and post-doctoral experience is preferred. Applicants should have demonstrated compelling promise of research and publication using modern molecular, cellular, systems or behavioral approaches to address fundamental problems of mammalian brain function, and be interested in interacting with a broad-based psychology department. Individuals with research focused on mechanisms of cortical development, plasticity or function are especially encouraged to apply, as are those whose research emphasizes linkages between animal and human models. Applicants should also be committed to excellence in undergraduate and graduate education. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Review of completed applications begins January 17, 2014 and continues until the position is filled. Interested candidates should send a cover letter describing research and teaching interests, their curriculum vitae, reprints and preprints if available, and arrange to have three letter of recommendation provided, all using the following link: https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/apply/JPF00035. Questions about the position should be directed to Professor Peter Hickmott, Chair, Systems Neuroscience Area Search Committee, at peter.hickmott@ucr.edu.

The Riverside campus of the University of California is growing rapidly and has an excellent psychology department with a strong record of success in research, teaching and extramural funding. For information on the Department of Psychology, see our web site at: www.psych.ucr.edu. For collaborative opportunities via the Neuroscience Graduate Program, see http://neurograd.ucr.edu. The campus is centrally located in Southern California, about 50 miles east of Los Angeles and less than an hour's drive from the area's mountains, deserts and beaches.
The University of California, Riverside is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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