The School of Biological Sciences at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor position in Behavioral Neurobiology. This is an academic-year position for a scientist who studies the neurobiological basis of behavior.
Candidates should have demonstrated success in conducting research that integrates across multiple levels of biological organization. The successful candidate will be expected to establish a nationally recognized and extramurally funded research program and to contribute to the undergraduate and graduate teaching missions of the School of Biological Sciences by developing course offerings in neurobiology and related fields.
The successful candidate will receive a competitive start-up package and will have the opportunity to work with an accomplished group of behavioral biologists in the School of Biological Sciences, and other neurobiologists in the Department of Psychology (psychology.unl.edu); the Center for Brain, Biology and Behavior (http://cb3.unl.edu/research/); and other units across the UNL campus. The School of Biological Sciences works to provide a collegial, friendly, and welcoming place to work. We are committed to enhancing the diversity of the school, the campus community and the curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to this goal are encouraged to apply. The city of Lincoln, Nebraska boasts an outstanding quality of life that includes a vibrant downtown with a lively music and art scene and a collection of over 120 parks and 130 miles of bike trails, plus a low cost of living. To learn more about the University of Nebraska and the School of Biological Sciences, visit biosci.unl.edu.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
A PhD in biology or related discipline and research experience in neurobiology is required. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong record of success in using advanced molecular, cellular, biochemical, physiological, genetic or genomic approaches to study the neurobiological mechanisms that underlie animal behavior.
A minimum of two years of postdoctoral research and classroom teaching experience is preferred. Preferred candidates will use organismal and experimental approaches in model or non-model animals and will complement existing research expertise in the School of Biological Sciences (https://biosci.unl.edu/research-areas) by adding neurobiological approaches.
Job Type: 9 Month
Internal Number: 66571
About University of Nebraska - Lincoln
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