The Neuroscience and Behavior Department at Barnard College, Columbia University, invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Cognitive Neuroscience, starting in July 2020.
The position is in part supported by an endowed faculty development professorship created to recruit and retain outstanding junior faculty members. The successful candidate will establish an active, externally funded research program in cognitive neuroscience. Applicants with research programs on human cognition are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will be eligible for Affiliate membership in the Zukerman Institute – joining faculty from across Columbia University who contribute diverse perspectives to the study of mind and brain. The Zuckerman Institute is a hub for all Columbia scholars passionate about unraveling the mysteries of mind, brain and behavior. The Affiliate Membership program enables full-time faculty to take advantage of shared resources, participate in scientific events and programming, and collaborate on research.
Teaching responsibilities are four courses per year, likely including an introductory course on Cognitive Neuroscience and lectures and upper-level seminars in an area of specialization. We are especially interested in candidates with demonstrated experience or potential for mentoring undergraduate researchers, including women and underrepresented minorities.
Ph.D. and postdoctoral experience required; teaching experience desirable. Applicants should submit a CV, cover letter, research and teaching statements, two representative publications, and the contact information for three recommendation letters.
Barnard College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are actively committed to creating a diverse and inclusive community, and recognize this as essential to fostering a successful scientific and educational environment. We especially encourage women and candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply.
Required Qualification Summary:
Ph.D. and postdoctoral experience required; teaching experience desirable.
Barnard College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Barnard does not discriminate due to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability, or any other legally protected basis, and to the extent permitted by law. Qualified candidates of diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.
Since its founding in 1889, Barnard has been a distinguished leader in higher education, offering a rigorous liberal arts foundation to young women whose curiosity, drive, and exuberance set them apart. Ours is a diverse intellectual community in a unique learning environment that provides the best of all worlds: small, intimate classes in a collaborative liberal arts setting dedicated to the advancement of women with the vast resources of Columbia University just steps away in the heart of vibrant and electric New York City.