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Assistant/Associate Professor, Nonhuman Primate Behavioral Neuroscience

Hiring Organization:
Emory University, Department of Psychology and Yerkes National Primate Research Center

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Position Description:
Emory University, Department of Psychology and the Yerkes National Primate Research Center, Division of Developmental and Cognitive Neuroscience invite applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in the area of nonhuman primate behavioral neuroscience. Applicants of particular interest to us include: behavioral neuroscientists who focus on developmental behavioral genetics and work with large populations of nonhuman primates; primate behavioral neuroendocrinologists; primate neuroscientists who use large-scale neural recording and decoding technologies and/or MRI and PET; neuroscientists who manipulate brain activity using cutting-edge pharmacogenetic interventions, transcranial magnetic stimulation, or deep brain stimulation to inform on primate brain neural circuitry. This new hire would likely have synergistic interests with faculty from Psychology, Anthropology, and Yerkes studying social behavior, social determinants of health, stress, memory, decision-making, or other cognitive processes as well as neurobehavioral or developmental aspects of these processes.

The department seeks a candidate with strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching. Ph.D. required. Candidates should submit applications via Interfolio at Please include a CV, a research statement, a teaching statement, two or three representative publications, and three letters of recommendation. Please also include a brief diversity statement in your cover letter that addresses past activities and future plans to advance equity, inclusion, and diversity in your professional career. We will begin reviewing applications Nov. 1, 2017, but applications received up to 30 days after review begins will be given full consideration. Emory University (Atlanta, GA) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Disability/Veteran employer. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Term of Appointment:
Tenure Track

Application Deadline:
We will begin reviewing applications Nov. 1, 2017, but applications received up to 30 days after review begins will be given full consideration.

Contact Information:
Kate Coblin
36 Eagle Row, Suite 270
Atlanta, GA 30322

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