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Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor: Neurobiology (10-817)

Hiring Unit:
Division of Biological Sciences, Section of Neurobiology

The Division of Biological Sciences (www.biology.ucsd.edu), Section of Neurobiology invites applications for a tenured position, particularly at the level of Full Professor, with a strong research emphasis on the development of behavioral circuitry. Candidates at Associate and Assistant level will also be considered. Candidates using any experimental animal are welcome to apply. This highly interactive group is looking for colleagues who will bring novel approaches, either technical or conceptual, to their study of brain function. Although not a requirement, candidates who can establish strong ties to the new Center for Brain Activity Mapping initiative at UCSD will be given particular attention.

Skills and Knowledge Required:
All candidates must have earned a Ph.D., or equivalent degree, and be committed to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. A successful candidate will have demonstrated excellence and creativity in research, scholarship, and a commitment to equity and inclusion in higher education. We are especially interested in candidates who have created or contributed to programs that aim to increase access and success of underrepresented students and/or faculty in the sciences, and/or have detailed plans to accomplish such goals.

Salary Information:

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.

Position Closing Date:
Completed applications received by October 17, 2014 will be assured of consideration. Applicants must submit the materials listed below.

Materials to Submit: 
(required in order to be considered for the position)

Interested applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research, statement of teaching, a statement describing their past experience and leadership in fostering equity and diversity and/or their potential to make future contributions, and 3-5 publications. For information on preparing diversity statements and divisional initiatives to promote diversity, see: Faculty Candidate Information about Contributions to Diversity and Diversity at UC San Diego Biological Sciences. Applicants at the Assistant Professor level need to submit 3-5 references, and applicants at the Associate or Full Professor level need to provide contact information for 3-5 references. 

Applications must be submitted through the University of California San Diego’s Academic Personnel RECRUIT System:

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Further details about the required application material.

UC San Diego is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence and diversity.