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Tenure Track Faculty Position in Behavioral Neuroscience - UNC Chapel Hill
The Department of Psychology at the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level, to begin July 2014. The research focus of a successful candidate should be the elucidation of the central mechanisms that underlie drug addiction in either animal or human subjects. We are particularly interested in candidates employing cutting-edged molecular and/or genetic techniques, including, but not limited to, pharmacogenetic, optogenetic, epigenetic, viral-based gene manipulation, gene knock-out/knock-in models, nanotechnology and imaging. Candidates should have an excellent record of research productivity, the potential to develop an independent and internationally recognized research program, and a commitment to teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Having active grant funding and/or a successful history of grant support is desirable. This position is intended to expand or complement our training program focused on the neurobiology of drug abuse.
UNC is the home of numerous research centers and core facilities providing outstanding opportunities for collaborations and research support. To apply use the electronic submission website at http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/32615 and submit the following electronic materials: curriculum vitae; personal statement describing qualifications and research and teaching interests; up to 5 reprints or preprints. Please also submit email addresses of four individuals that will provide letters of reference to this electronic submission website. The search committee will begin reviewing applications November 1, 2013 and will continue to review new applications until the position is filled.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an Equal Opportunity Employer.