Kansas State University: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN BEHAVIORAL NEUROSCIENCE. The Department of Psychological Sciences at Kansas State University seeks to fill a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level in the Department’s Behavioral Neuroscience area to begin August 2019. The Behavioral Neuroscience area is part of a research-based Ph.D.-granting department in which faculty members conduct research, supervise graduate students, and teach two courses (graduate and/or undergraduate) each semester. A strong record of publication, demonstrated excellence in teaching, and the ability to develop a funded research program are required. We are seeking candidates who will complement current faculty research interests and contribute to the Cognitive and Neurobiological Approaches to Plasticity center (http://www.k-state.edu/cnap/), which is housed within the department. Some examples of complementary research interests include, but are not limited to, the neurobiology of reward and decision, plasticity, aging, neurodegeneration, and traumatic brain injury. Cores exist within the Department of Psychological Sciences and across campus for numerous procedures including small animal NMR or MRI, molecular biology, and microscopy. Additional details about the department are available at: http://www.k-state.edu/psych. A doctoral degree in Psychology or a related field is required prior to the time of appointment. Postdoctoral experience is desirable. Applicants should apply online and submit a curriculum vita, statements of research and teaching interests, three representative publications, and the names and contact information for three references: http://careers.k-state.edu/cw/en us/job/504489/assistant-professor-behavioral-neuroscience. Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries may be addressed to Mary Cain, Department of Psychological Sciences, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506 (firstname.lastname@example.org). In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University may procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee. Kansas State University embraces diversity, and promotes inclusion in every sector of the institution. The university actively seeks candidates whose commitments and contributions will advance the University's commitment to the Principles of Community. Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity employer.
The successful candidate should demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching and mentoring of students and to serving a diverse population. A doctoral degree in Psychology or a related field is required prior to the time of appointment. Postdoctoral experience is desirable.
Internal Number: 504489
About Kansas State University
The Department of Psychological Sciences, which is part of the College of Arts and Sciences, has 15 full-time faculty members who are active researchers and also serve more than 500 undergraduate majors, many of whom are involved in research. The Department has an extensive Ph.D. program with four major areas: Behavioral Neuroscience, Cognitive, Industrial/Organizational, and Social. The department’s Graduate Teaching Apprenticeship program prepares doctoral students to teach in higher education and is one of the few of its type in the country. Additional details about the department are available at: http://www.k-state.edu/psych.
Kansas State University is a Land Grant University, designated as a Carnegie Doctoral/Research-Intensive Institution, and has been ranked among the top state and private institutions of higher education in numbers of Rhodes, Marshall, Truman, Goldwater, and Udall scholars since 1986. Current enrollment is over 22,000 students. Kansas State University has been selected as the home of the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility (NBAF); this $1.5 billion research facility will provide research infrastructure to protect the country’s food supply and agric...ulture economy.
Kansas State University is located in Manhattan, a progressive university community with a metropolitan population of over 125,000, which is located in the scenic Flint Hills of Northeast Kansas (see www.manhattan.org). The community offers a friendly and safe environment. It also features excellent housing, outstanding schools, excellent parks and recreation facilities, a wide variety of shopping and dining establishments, and short commute times.