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Assistant or Associate Professor - Integrative Neuroscience

Colorado State University
Fort Collins, Colorado
Closing date
Nov 30, 2022

The Department of Biomedical Sciences (BMS) seeks to fill one tenure-track or tenured position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. Preference will be given to candidates with a research program in an area of integrative/systems neuroscience that compliments existing programs within the department and university. Departmental strengths span from ion channels and synaptic/neural circuit physiology to behavioral studies, as well as hormonal and cardiometabolic homeostatic systems and neurological disease. Expanding areas on campus include biomedical engineering, neurobiology of aging and clinical neurology. Many neuroscience faculty members participate in the Molecular, Cellular and Integrative Neurosciences (MCIN) ( Program. The successful candidate is expected to maintain an independent, extramurally-funded research program and participate in the Departmental teaching mission. Opportunities for collaboration exist with faculty in multiple basic science and engineering departments across campus including those associated with the veterinary teaching hospital. Core facilities available include a light and electron microscopy imaging network ( and the University’s Proteomics and Metabolomics Facility (

The individual selected for this position will be expected to teach within the undergraduate, graduate and/or professional (DVM, MD) programs. Teaching responsibilities will be in the general area of systems/integrative physiology or neuroscience. The Department sponsors undergraduate majors in Biomedical Sciences and Neuroscience as well as MS and PhD graduate programs. Departmental faculty members also participate in DVM/PhD and postdoctoral training. Additional information about the BMS Department and faculty can be found at

Fort Collins is a community of ~165,000 people located in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. The city offers outstanding outdoor recreational opportunities and excellent quality of life. Additional information on the city of Fort Collins can be found at

Applicants must have experience in integrative/systems neuroscience as evidenced by publication history.

Assistant Professor:

  • PhD or equivalent degree
  • Relevant experience as a postdoctoral fellow or assistant professor and other qualifying credentials

Associate Professor:

  • PhD or equivalent degree
  • Currently at the rank of associate professor or five or more years of experience at the assistant professor level with evidence of sufficient scholarly activity, history of grant funding, and other qualifying credentials

Preference will be given to applicants with a strong publication record and evidence of competitiveness for independent national-level funding for research in integrative/systems neuroscience. Interested applicants should submit a CV, cover letter, statement of research interests, statement of teaching philosophy, and a diversity statement that includes a description of the candidate’s commitment to inclusivity in education and research. Three letters of recommendation will be required for each candidate progressing to a semi-finalist interview, and will be requested upon advancement to semi-finalist interview. In order to progress to a finalist interview all three letters must be received within two weeks of the request for submission. No mail in applications or letters will be accepted.

Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, or pregnancy in its employment, programs, services and activities, and admissions, and, in certain circumstances, marriage to a co-worker. The University will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity and equal access institution and affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.


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