The Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at Nova Southeastern University invites qualified applications for an open rank faculty position in behavioral neuroscience. We are seeking an individual with teaching and/or research expertise in Neuroscience. Candidates with experience working with human or cellular neuroscience are particularly sought after.
The successful candidates are expected to have demonstrated excellence in teaching and mentoring of students. Additionally, they must be actively involved in research and scholarship, with expectations to maintain an ongoing program of research, publish, and supervise student research. A track record of, or potential to secure external funding to support research is desirable. Individuals with demonstrated commitment to diversity through their teaching, scholarship, and/or service are encouraged to apply.
The teaching expectation for the position includes core behavioral neuroscience courses. The faculty member is also expected to fulfill service responsibilities to the department, college, and university. Candidate’s ability and willingness to contribute to the existing collegial and collaborative culture within the Behavioral Neuroscience program’s culture is also important.
Doctorate degree in neuroscience or a related field
College and/or university level teaching experience
A record of scholarly publications
Expertise in behavioral neuroscience
Ability to work effectively with diverse student body
Experience in developing laboratory activities for the classroom
Research experience and expertise in either human neuroscience or cell culture
Potential to secure external funding to support a research program
Nova Southeastern University is a not-for-profit university located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, approximately 25 miles north of Miami. NSU is proud of its U.S. Department of Education designation as a Hispanic-serving institution, and awards more doctoral and professional degrees to Hispanics and other minorities than any other university in the United States. NSU is also second in the U.S. for professional degrees awarded to African Americans. The College of Psychology places a high priority on the creation of an environment supportive of diversity in faculty and students, a core value of the university.