THE DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGICAL SCIENCES AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI - ST. LOUIS invites applicants for an Assistant Professor tenure-track position in the area of Behavioral Neuroscience with an emphasis in one of the following broadly defined areas of specialization in human research: Mental Health and Data Science, Substance Use/Abuse, and/or Early Life Stress. Candidates will have a Ph.D. in an area of neuroscience or clinical psychology with research and teaching expertise in their area of specialization. We seek scholars with a strong research program, who have existing extramural funding for their research (or the potential to attract extramural funding), and a commitment to excellent mentoring and teaching. The ability to complement and expand the current strengths of Psychological Sciences faculty is essential. Duties of the position include development of a strong research program within the area of specialization. The successful candidate should be able to teach at both the undergraduate and graduate level, including courses related to the area of specialization and core courses related to Behavioral Neuroscience (e.g., Biological Psychology). The start date is August 2020; salary is competitive and commensurate with level of experience. Review of applications will begin September 1st, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. The University of Missouri-St. Louis is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity. Women and members of minority groups under-represented in academia are especially encouraged to apply.
Please submit materials electronically including cover letter, CV, statements of research and teaching interests, and 3-5 representative reprints/preprints, in Microsoft Word or .PDF format. Three reference letters should come directly from your references either electronically to PsychBN@UMSL.edu or by hard copy to: Psychology Search Committee BN Psychology, Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri-St. Louis, One University Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63121.
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