Assistant Professor

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: New Brunswick, NEW JERSEY
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Position Information

Recruitment/Posting Title Assistant Professor
Department SASN - Center for Molecular & Behavioral Neuroscience (CMBN)
Salary Open
Posting Summary

The Center for Molecular & Behavioral Neuroscience (CMBN) at Rutgers University – Newark seeks outstanding candidates for a tenure track Assistant Professor position in neuroscience. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. degree in Neuroscience or a related field and have completed at least two years of post-doctoral training.

The ideal candidate for this position asks fundamental hypothesis-driven questions about brain structure and function and is open to establishing collaborative research efforts within the Rutgers neuroscience community. Research areas of particular interest are executive control, sensory-motor integration, learning and memory, and emotional regulation. The successful applicant will likely use a broad range of experimental approaches, primarily in rodents. The assistant professor will be expected to maintain an active externally-funded research program, to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in neuroscience, and to mentor Ph.D. students in the Behavioral and Neural Sciences program.

Applicant review will start February 20, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled.

Posting Number 20FA0048
Posting Open Date 01/21/2020
Posting Close Date

Qualifications

Minimum Education and Experience

Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in Neuroscience or a related field and have completed at least two years of postdoctoral training.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
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Overview

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state’s preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to conducting research that breaks new ground; to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; and to providing services, solutions, and clinical care that help individuals and the local, national, and global communities where they live.

Statement

The School of Arts and Sciences-Newark (SASN) is a place where exploration, discovery, and imagination come together to form the core of a liberal arts education. We serve all undergraduates at Rutgers University-Newark (RU-N); and offer a broad selection of more than 2,000 undergraduate and graduate courses a year in more than 40 subjects. SASN combines the best of a large research university with a small liberal arts college. RU-N is a remarkably diverse, urban, public research university that is not just in Newark but of Newark-an anchor of our home city. RU-N is located in a transportation hub with easy access to New York City, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C. New Jersey offers vibrant and varied cultural activities, excellent schools, and opportunities to live in culturally diverse urban, suburban, or small-town settings within a short distance of campus. RU-N is consistently ranked one of the most diverse universities in the country by US News & World Report and is located minutes from New York City. For more information about RU-N: newark.rutgers.edu.


Posting Details

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants should provide a cover letter indicating why they are a good fit for CMBN, curriculum vitae, research statement, and the names and contact information for three references.

Quick Link to Posting http://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/109734
Campus Rutgers University-Newark
Home Location Campus Rutgers University-Newark
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