Tenure-Track Faculty

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM)
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Sep 12, 2019
Nov 11, 2019
Position Type
Full Time

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) is seeking applicants for tenure-track faculty positions in neuroscience.  UWM is a Carnegie “Research 1” institution located in Wisconsin’s cultural and economic center.  We are interested in recruiting outstanding scientists that will build directly on the current strengths of our program (http://neuroscience.uwm.edu).  We expect to make appointments at the Assistant Professor level. 


Candidates in Behavioral Neuroscience should employ modern molecular or systems approaches to address important questions related to motivation, development/aging, learning and memory, or neurological disorders. 


Successful applicants in Cognitive Neuroscience will participate in the Center for Imaging Research (https://www.mcw.edu/departments/center-for-imaging-research) which provides multiple research dedicated imaging platforms and technical infrastructure for brain mapping in human subjects and laboratory animals.  Outstanding individuals with interests in perception, memory, aging or emotion are particularly encouraged to apply. 


Applicants must have a Ph.D. in neuroscience or a closely related field and significant postdoctoral research experience.  Responsibilities include developing an independent extramurally funded research program and teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in the neurosciences and experimental psychology.  Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2019 and continue until the positions are filled. 


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A complete application will consist of a cover letter, vita, a concise statement of research interests, a statement of teaching interests, and three letters of reference.  All application materials should be submitted electronically.  Reference letters can be sent via email to psych-facultysearch@uwm.edu.  UWM is an equal opportunity institution committed to diversity.