University of Nevada, Reno. The Department of Psychology invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor rank in Cognitive Neuroscience with emphasis in computational approaches. The computational focus should enhance the department's advanced research methods capacity and contribute to the interdisciplinary computational methods group in the College of Liberal Arts, as well as to the growing neuroscience community within the university. Applicants should have a strong research record in a substantive area of cognition or perception, with strong links to neural processes and demonstrated potential for extramural funding. Individuals whose work incorporates or has applications to modern neuroimaging techniques are especially encouraged to apply.
Teaching includes contributing to graduate training in the department's Cognitive and Brain Sciences doctoral program and to undergraduate courses for both the Psychology and Neuroscience majors. A Ph.D. is required by August 2014 and post-doctoral experience is preferred. Competitive salary and start-up funds are available, as well as access to a wide range of resources through a recently funded NIH Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) for Integrative Neuroscience. Reno sits at the base of the Eastern Sierra Nevada mountains minutes from Lake Tahoe and major ski resorts, and is rated as one of the top locations in the US for living and outdoor recreation. Interested individuals should apply online at https://www.unrsearch.com/postings/13327 and will be prompted to attach a curriculum vitae, statement of research and plans, letter of application, and some sample publications. Additionally, three letters of recommendation are to be mailed directly to: Jennifer Prager, Search Coordinator, University of Nevada, Reno, MS 296, Reno, Nevada, 89557. We will begin reviewing applications December 1, 2013. EEO/AA Women and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.
Jeffrey Hutsler, PhD
Program in Neuroscience
University of Nevada, Reno
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