Assistant Professor

Location
Las Vegas, Nevada
Salary
Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions.
Posted
Jul 12, 2021
Closes
Aug 11, 2021
Ref
Cognitive Neuroscience
Job Function
Faculty Member
Position Type
Full Time
Level
Entry Level

The Department of Psychology at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in neuroscience to begin Fall, 2022. The ideal candidate would have a research program in cognitive neuroscience, conducting research using human participants and/or animal models, but any strong neuroscientist will be fully considered. Candidates should have a strong basic or translational neuroscience research background. The successful applicant would be expected to add to the university’s growing neuroscience strength by mentoring and teaching graduate and undergraduate students, as well as contributing to planned expansions of the neuroscience curriculum across campus. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Psychology, Neuroscience, or a related field, with significant postdoctoral experience. Candidates must display evidence of strong scholarly work, and existing or potential for extramural funding. Further, we are seeking an individual who is committed to fostering an environment in which faculty, staff, and students from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed and can thrive. The Department offers a B.A. in psychology and a Neuroscience minor. The Department has 29 full-time faculty members with an APA-accredited Clinical Psychology Ph.D. program and Psychological and Brain Sciences Ph.D. program with cognitive, developmental, neuroscience, and quantitative/social/community areas of study (https://www.unlv.edu/psychology/graduateprograms). Neuroscience area faculty in the Department of Psychology also mentor and teach doctoral students in the campus-wide interdisciplinary Neuroscience Ph.D. program (https://www.unlv.edu/degree/phd-neuroscience).