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Assistant Professor of Behavioral Neuroscience/Biological Psychology
Department of Psychology, California State University, Long Beach, announces a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level to begin in Fall 2024 in Behavioral Neuroscience / Biological Psychology. Requirements include a Ph.D. in Behavioral Neuroscience/Biological Psychology or a closely related field, evidence of teaching at the college level, an active program of research, and peer-reviewed publications. Duties include teaching in the specialty area and conducting research incorporating students and service. For a complete position description with details on Minimum and Desired Qualifications, Duties, Required Documentation, etc., see
https://careers.pageuppeople.com/873/lb/en-us/job/530946/assistant-professor-of-behavioral-neurosciencebiological-psychology. Application review begins on September 29, 2023.
Position: Assistant Professor of Behavioral Neuroscience/Biological Psychology
Organization: California State University Long Beach
Location: Long Beach,  CA 
United States
Posting Start Date:
Date Posted: 8/24/2023


  • Ph.D. in Behavioral Neuroscience or Biological Psychology or a closely related field. Degree at time of application or official notification of completion of the doctoral degree by August 1, 2024. 
  • Ability to teach a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses related to Behavioral Neuroscience/Biological Psychology 
  • Demonstrated potential for effective teaching undergraduate and graduate students
  • Demonstrated potential for mentoring of undergraduate and graduate students
  • Demonstrated ability and commitment to develop and maintain an active research program in Behavioral Neuroscience using rat model systems 
  • Demonstrated potential or evidence of research and scholarly productivity as evidenced by peer-reviewed publications and professional presentations
  • Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population        


  • Research emphasis in, but not limited to, motivated behaviors, learning, or addiction, and research expertise in utilizing cellular and molecular approaches to address fundamental questions in Behavioral Neuroscience
  • Demonstrated commitment to mentoring first-generation and underrepresented college students (e.g., involving undergraduates in faculty-directed research and/or mentoring undergraduate students in independent research)
  • Interest in developing hands-on undergraduate teaching experiences to foster engagement in Behavioral Neuroscience research (lab-based undergraduate courses)
  • Interest in or evidence of involvement in undergraduate training grants for student engagement
  • Interest in the Master of Arts in Psychological Research program through chairing master’s thesis projects, involving graduate students in faculty-directed research, and teaching graduate-level courses related to Behavioral Neuroscience.
  • Potential for or experience in securing external research grants
  • Demonstrated commitment to and/or experience in contributing to service at the department, university, community, or professional level
  • Experience of successfully working with populations demographically and socioeconomically similar to the CSULB student body (Demographics
Status: This listing expires on: 11/22/2023
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California State University Long Beach

Long Beach,  CA 90840
United States
Sheri Hale