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Faculty Position in Developmental or Behavioral Neuroscience at the University of Houston

University of Houston, Department of Biology & Biochemistry
Houston, Texas
Salary commensurate with experience
Closing date
Dec 13, 2023

The Department of Biology and Biochemistry at the University of Houston invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor for applicants with research interests in developmental or behavioral neuroscience. We seek individuals investigating the regulation of animal behavior or neural development in a non-mammalian model system.  This position will be affiliated with the Division of Cell and Molecular Biology, which has existing strengths in behavioral genetics, computational genetics, cancer biology, and the biology of development and regeneration.


The successful applicant will establish and maintain nationally competitive, externally funded research programs, engage in constructive mentoring, and participate in graduate and undergraduate teaching in cellular neuroscience. The position requires a Ph.D. and significant relevant academic experience.  The Department of Biology and Biochemistry has state-of-the-art laboratory space, well-equipped core facilities, and extensive high-performance computing resources. Excellent opportunities exist for research collaborations within the University of Houston as well as at the Texas Medical Center and other local institutions.


Interested applicants should submit the following materials to (search under “Faculty” for FAC003139, then click 'Apply Online'): a curriculum vitae with names and contact information for three references, research plan, one-page statement of teaching interests, and a cover letter. Review of applications will begin by 11/15/2023 and continue until the position is filled.  


The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution and recognizes protected classes of race, color, sex (including pregnancy), genetic information, religion, age (40 and above), national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or status, and gender expression as required by federal law. Veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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