Assistant Professor, Psychology - Miami University in Oxford Ohio

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Miami University

Oxford, Ohio

United States


Detailed Job Description

Job ID:  1725

The Department of Psychology at Miami University is seeking outstanding candidates for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor in Behavioral Neuroscience to start August 2016.

Miami University has a modern Psychology building, state-of-the-art animal research facilities, and a strong collaborative program between the Psychology and Biology departments, including an interdisciplinary co-major and minor in Neuroscience.


Successful candidate expected to teach graduate and undergraduate courses in behavioral neuroscience, develop and maintain an active research program, and provide service to the university.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates should have a Ph.D. and postdoctoral experience; a strong research and publication record; a strong commitment to both graduate and undergraduate training; the ability to teach graduate and undergraduate courses in behavioral neuroscience; research interests that are focused on examining the neurobiology of behavior at the molecular, cellular, and/or systems levels using animal models, and complement existing departmental interests in learning and memory, emotion, decision making, development, mental health, substance abuse, and psychoneuroimmunology.

Preferred Qualifications

Strong candidates will have a clear potential for external funding as well as demonstrated excellence in undergraduate and graduate student mentoring, managing resources, and/or program or curricular development in the discipline.

Special Instructions to Applicant

Please submit 3-5 representative publications as "other" document.

Miami University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with smoke- and tobacco-free campuses, is committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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