Applications are invited for a position at the level of (tenure-track) ASSISTANT PROFESSOR. The Department of Neurobiology and Behavior is ranked as one of the top neuroscience departments in the country, and engages in interdisciplinary approaches to the study of neurobiology, with an emphasis on neuroplasticity and behavior. Current major research themes include mechanisms of learning and memory, neurodegenerative disorders, sensory neuroscience, and neural development. We seek outstanding candidates whose research addresses synaptic function as related to development, disease, memory, or behavior, with a focus that includes synaptic signaling, plasticity, or dynamics. Preference will be given to applicants whose research integrates with, or complements, one or more of the major themes listed above. Please submit by June 1st, 2016, curriculum vitae, a description of research and teaching interests, and the names and addresses of three potential referees. A separate statement that addresses past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion should also be included in the application materials. For application instructions, please go to the Department of Neurobiology and Behavior Assistant Professor section at


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