Assistant Professor in Behavioral Neuroscience

Job Type: 
Tenure Track Faculty
Kansas State University

Kansas State University: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN BEHAVIORAL NEUROSCIENCE. The Department of Psychological Sciences at Kansas State University seeks to fill a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level in the Department’s Behavioral Neuroscience area to begin August 2019. The Behavioral Neuroscience area is part of a research-based Ph.D.-granting department in which faculty members conduct research, supervise graduate students, and teach two courses (graduate and/or undergraduate) each semester. A strong record of publication, demonstrated excellence in teaching, and the ability to develop a funded research program are required. We are seeking candidates who will complement current faculty research interests and contribute to the Cognitive and Neurobiological Approaches to Plasticity center (, which is housed within the department. Some examples of complementary research interests include, but are not limited to, the neurobiology of reward and decision, plasticity, aging, neurodegeneration, and traumatic brain injury. Cores exist within the Department of Psychological Sciences and across campus for numerous procedures including small animal NMR or MRI, molecular biology, and microscopy. Additional details about the department are available at: A doctoral degree in Psychology or a related field is required prior to the time of appointment. Postdoctoral experience is desirable. Applicants should apply online and submit a curriculum vita, statements of research and teaching interests, three representative publications, and the names and contact information for three references: us/job/504489/assistant-professor-behavioral-neuroscience. Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries may be addressed to Mary Cain, Department of Psychological Sciences, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506 ([email protected]). In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University may procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee. Kansas State University embraces diversity, and promotes inclusion in every sector of the institution. The university actively seeks candidates whose commitments and contributions will advance the University's commitment to the Principles of Community. Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity employer.