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Assistant Professor, 9 Month Salaried (Neuroscience)

Florida State University
Tallahassee, Florida
Closing date
Nov 22, 2022

The Department of Psychology at Florida State University (FSU) invites applicants for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor position in NEUROSCIENCE. Candidates with lines of research in any area of Neuroscience are encouraged to apply, particularly those who work to understand the relationship between brain dynamics in the normal (and/or diseased) brain, spatial navigation and/or learning and memory.


FSU is classified as a Carnegie R1 (Highest Research Activities) and ranks in the top 20 of National Public Universities (US News & World Reports). Candidates will find an outstanding research infrastructure with scientific colleagues housed in adjacent buildings, and relatively new laboratory space and vivarium. The department has a fully-staffed electronics and machine shop and faculty have access to core equipment and resources including surgical suites, a confocal microscope and common-use histology/molecular laboratory in the building and numerous other shared resources across the program facilities (see and campus (e.g., 21T small animal magnet). FSU has a state-of-the-art research-dedicated MRI center featuring a 3T Siemens Prisma scanner, an MR-compatible high density EEG system, MR-compatible TMS and tES systems, and peripheral equipment. Our department has outstanding resources, a favorable teaching load, a high level of research activity, and a collegial atmosphere. The neuroscience community across the state of Florida is also highly collegial and collaborative. More information about our department and the Program in Neuroscience can be found at and  The University is in Tallahassee, the capital of Florida, where residents have access to a broad range of cultural amenities and an abundance of regional springs, lakes and rivers, and pristine beaches on the Gulf of Mexico.


Faculty will be expected to maintain a strong research program, train graduate students in the Interdisciplinary Program in Neuroscience, and have the potential for excellent teaching and mentoring of diverse student populations for undergraduate and graduate neuroscience courses in the Psychology Department. A Doctoral degree is required. Applicants with a demonstrated commitment to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion through their program of research are encouraged to apply. The Department of Psychology is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and students. Individuals from groups traditionally underrepresented in Psychology and Neuroscience are strongly encouraged to apply.  


To apply, go to (Job ID 53022) and submit: (1) a cover letter, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a research statement, (4) a teaching statement, (5) a diversity, equity, and inclusion statement, and (6) up to four peer-reviewed papers, and (7) arrange for 3 letters of recommendation to be sent on your behalf. The application deadline is November 30, 2022.  FSU is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and students. Statement can be accessed at: This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check. Inquiries about the position may be directed to Aaron Wilber, Search Chair, at



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