Emory University, Department of Psychology and the Yerkes National Primate Research Center, Division of Developmental and Cognitive Neuroscience invite applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in the area of nonhuman primate behavioral neuroscience. Applicants of particular interest to us include: behavioral neuroscientists who focus on developmental behavioral genetics and work with large populations of nonhuman primates; primate behavioral neuroendocrinologists; primate neuroscientists who use large-scale neural recording and decoding technologies and/or MRI and PET; neuroscientists who manipulate brain activity using cutting-edge pharmacogenetic interventions, transcranial magnetic stimulation, or deep brain stimulation to inform on primate brain neural circuitry. This new hire would likely have synergistic interests with faculty from Psychology, Anthropology, and Yerkes studying social behavior, social determinants of health, stress, memory, decision-making, or other cognitive processes as well as neurobehavioral or developmental aspects of these processes. The department seeks a candidate with strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching.
Ph.D. required. Candidates should submit applications via Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/43637. Please include a CV, a research statement, a teaching statement, two or three representative publications, and three letters of recommendation. Please also include a brief diversity statement in your cover letter that addresses past activities and future plans to advance equity, inclusion, and diversity in your professional career. We will begin reviewing applications Nov. 1, 2017, but applications received up to 30 days after review begins will be given full consideration. Emory University (Atlanta, GA) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Disability/Veteran employer. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.
About Emory University and Yerkes National Primate Research Center
Emory University, a top-ranked private institution recognized internationally for its outstanding liberal arts colleges, graduate and professional schools, and one of the world's leading health care systems, is located on a beautiful campus in Atlanta, Georgia's historic Druid Hills neighborhood. Whatever your interest in Emory, we would welcome your visit to campus.
Emory maintains an uncommon... balance for an institution of its standing: our scholars and experts generate more than $574 million in research funding annually while also maintaining a traditional emphasis on teaching. The University is enriched by collaboration among its schools, centers, and partners as well as by the legacy and energy of Atlanta.
Yerkes National Primate Research Center paved the way for what has become the National Institutes of Health-funded National Primate Research Center (NPRC) program. For more than eight decades, the Yerkes Research Center has been dedicated to conducting essential basic science and translational research to advance scientific understanding and to improve human health and well-being.
Today, the Yerkes Research Center is one of only seven NPRCs. Our vision is people across generations and the world living longer, healthier lives. In partnership with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and others, the NPRCs conduct and enable studies that make breakthrough discoveries of causes, preventions, treatments and cures possible.
Yerkes research is grounded in scientific integrity, expert knowledge, respect for colleagues, an open exchange of ideas and compassionate, quality animal care.