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Assistant Professor in Neuroscience

University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Commensurate with experience
Closing date
Nov 22, 2022

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Graduate School or University
Job Function
Faculty Member
Position Type
Full Time
Entry Level

Applications are invited for one tenure-track faculty position at the assistant professor rank with a targeted start date of September 2023. This recruitment seeks an individual to develop an outstanding research program in neuroscience that leverages the strengths of ongoing research within the Department of Neuroscience at the University of Pittsburgh (, and the extensive, impactful, and growing neuroscience community in Pittsburgh. Our integrative research environment is exemplified by the Center for Neuroscience at the University of Pittsburgh (CNUP;, the University of Pittsburgh Brain Institute ( and the Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition (CNBC;, which bridges the University of Pittsburgh, the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, and Carnegie Mellon University. Successful candidates will be expected to establish an independent research program, participate in teaching neuroscience to undergraduate and graduate students, and contribute to the interactive and collegial local neuroscience community.

Required qualifications are a doctoral degree, postdoctoral training in neuroscience or a related field, and a record of research excellence. Desired qualifications include a sincere interest in contributing to the educational mission of the department and a desire to be part of an interactive community.

To apply, candidates should submit PDF documents of the following to Pitt’s Talent Center by selecting this link (a) a cover letter, (b) a current CV, (c) a research statement, (d) a teaching statement, and (e) a brief description of how your research, teaching or service demonstrates a commitment to diversity and inclusion. At least three letters of reference should be sent by the recommenders to Applications will be reviewed starting October 1, 2022. The final appointment will be made pending administrative and budgetary approval. The Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences is committed to building and fostering a culturally diverse environment. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets.

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