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New York University Arts and Science
New York City, New York
Salary commensurate with experience
Closing date
Jan 8, 2023


The Center for Neural Science (CNS) at New York University invites applications for two full-time tenure-track faculty positions, anticipated to begin in September 2023, pending budgetary and administrative approval. We seek community-minded candidates with rigorous and impactful research programs in systems neuroscience. Applicants who work with non-human primates are particularly welcome. Topics of interest include but are not limited to sensory and motor systems, decision-making, abstraction and reasoning, social communication, learning and memory, and brain disorders. Candidates at junior levels are preferred, but senior levels will also be considered.

Successful applicants will join a collaborative neuroscience research community spanning the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at the Washington Square campus and the School of Medicine. More information on our department can be found at:

In compliance with NYC’s Pay Transparency Act, the annual base salary range for this position is $90,000 to $150,000. New York University considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as market and organizational considerations when extending an offer.

Candidates must have a PhD or equivalent in a relevant field and a strong record of research achievements. Appointees are expected to establish an independent research program and to contribute to teaching and advising undergraduate and graduate students at all levels in CNS.

Application Instructions
Please provide the following materials through Interfolio.
Apply Here:

  • CV
  • Statement of your research interests (no more than three pages)
  • Teaching statement (one page)
  • Three recommendation letters, submitted by the referees through Interfolio dossier services. Recommendation letters must be submitted by the deadline (Dec 15, 2022).
  • A statement (one page) addressing how diversity, equity, and inclusion factor into your past and present teaching, research, and/or community engagement, as well as how you would bring issues of diversity to bear on teaching and programming at NYU. For more information, please see here.

For any questions, please contact William Thompson:

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
The Faculty of Arts and Science at NYU is at the heart of a leading research university that spans the globe. We seek scholars of the highest caliber, who embody the diversity of the United States as well as the global society in which we live. We strongly encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, and other individuals who are under-represented in the profession, across color, creed, race, ethnic and national origin, physical ability, gender and sexual identity, or any other legally protected basis. NYU is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and affirms the value of differing perspectives on the world as we strive to build the strongest possible university with the widest reach. To learn more about the Arts & Science commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, visit

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