Assistant Professor

The University of Texas at Dallas
Dallas, Texas
Mar 15, 2021
Apr 14, 2021
Job Function
Position Type
Full Time
Mid Level

Assistant Professor - Department of Neuroscience, School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences

The University of Texas at Dallas

The School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences at The University of Texas at Dallas (UT Dallas) invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor rank in our Department of Neuroscience. Successful candidates will join existing research strengths in pain, neuroimmunology, learning and memory, and stress and addiction. The University offers competitive salaries and start-up packages. The successful candidate will build their independent research program and collaborate with colleagues in our rapidly growing Neuroscience Bachelor of Science Program. The new hire will be expected to teach Neuroscience-based courses within their area of expertise at the undergraduate and graduate levels. 

Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in Neuroscience, Pharmacology, or a related field, and show evidence of a dynamic and productive research program with clear potential for funding. Applicants should upload a cover letter; curriculum vitae; statement of current and future research; statement of teaching philosophy and experience; teaching evaluations (if available); statement that addresses past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion; and the full contact information for at least three academic or professional references via the online application at

UT Dallas is a Carnegie Tier 1 research institution and the fastest growing university in Texas. It houses a dynamic and collaborative Neuroscience research community. Faculty in the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences are active participants in several research centers including the Center for Advanced Pain Studies, Texas Biomedical Device Center, Center for BrainHealth, Center for Vital Longevity, and Callier Center for Communication Disorders. Neuroscience faculty also have vibrant collaborations with the UT Dallas Department of Bioengineering and the UT Southwestern Medical Center. The program in Neuroscience is housed in a new research building that opened in 2015. The building contains state-of-the-art laboratory space and top-notch core facilities. The Dallas-Fort Worth area is an international hub with a strong economy, vibrant cultural atmosphere, world-class sports and entertainment, and nationally ranked public schools.

The University of Texas at Dallas is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, citizenship status, Vietnam era or special disabled veteran’s status, or sexual orientation. Indication of gender and ethnic origin for affirmative action purposes is requested as part of the application process but is not required for consideration.