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[AUDITORY] Assistant Professor in Neuroscience

Dear Colleagues,

Please take note of this new faculty position in my department and feel free to forward it to those who might be interested in the position:

The Department of Psychology at the University of Nevada Las Vegas invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor appointment in neuroscience to begin August 2014. The applicant’s specific research area within neuroscience is open. However, we are particularly interested in candidates with interests in computational neuroscience, or structural/functional brain mapping and connectivity that can add to the department’s existing neuroscience research. We also welcome individuals who can interface with established and emerging research programs in Las Vegas investigating neurodegenerative disorders or autism spectrum disorders. The successful applicant would be expected to add to the department’s growing neuroscience program by teaching graduate and undergraduate courses as well as mentoring student research. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Psychology, Neuroscience, or a related field, and must have evidence of strong scholarly work and the potential for extramural funding. Postdoctoral experience is a plus.

Initial reviews will begin December 1, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled. Full details about the position, including instructions for the on-line application process, are posted at the departmental website, http://psychology.unlv.edu, and at UNLV’s on-line applicant portal, https://hrsearch.unlv.edu. Materials should be addressed to Jefferson Kinney, Search Committee Chair, at the on-line application address. For assistance with UNLV’s on-line applicant portal, contact UNLV Employment Services at (702) 895-2894 or hrsearch@xxxxxxxxx  UNLV is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity educator and employer committed to excellence through diversity. The university and the department have a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff.  We are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of underrepresented groups and we strongly encourage women and persons of color to apply for this position.

Internal Number: Search #14105 Pos #NEW

Joel S. Snyder, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Psychology
University of Nevada, Las Vegas 
4505 Maryland Parkway- Mail Stop 5030 
Las Vegas, NV 89154-5030
Telephone: (702) 895-4692
Fax: (702) 895-0195
Email: joel.snyder@xxxxxxxx 
Faculty Page: http://psychology.unlv.edu/html/snyder.html
Lab Page: http://faculty.unlv.edu/jsnyder