Assistant/Associate Professor in Cognitive Neuroscience – 2 positions at Western University

Western University is investing in a Cluster of Research Excellence in Cognitive Neuroscience to build on significant research strengths in this area. Details on the Clusters and Western Research Chairs program can be found at We invite applications from exceptional early or mid-career investigators to fill 2 probationary (tenure-track) positions at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor to support the Cluster of Research Excellence in Cognitive Neuroscience. If qualifications and experience warrant, the appointment will be made at the Associate Professor rank with tenure. Qualified applicants must have a Ph.D. and/or M.D. or equivalent degree and be recognized internationally for excellence in cognitive neuroscience research. The successful candidates must have demonstrated an outstanding research record of publishing in the highest quality journals, evidence of a successfully funded research program and supervision of graduate students and/or postdoctoral fellows. Outstanding researchers in any area of cognitive neuroscience, including computational, systems and behavioural neuroscience (using human and/or animal models), will be considered. Candidates must have excellent oral and written communication skills and provide evidence of developing and maintaining research collaborations. These positions will complement three Western Research Chair positions in Cognitive Neuroscience, which have recently been recruited. The positions will commence on July 1, 2017 or as negotiated.

The successful candidates will be appointed into an appropriate academic Department or Faculty at Western and will be expected to establish and maintain a vigorous externally-funded research program; teach and supervise undergraduate, graduate and postdoctoral research trainees, and demonstrate the potential for developing innovative approaches within a collaborative research environment. They will also become members of the world-renowned Brain and Mind Institute ( ). Facilities at Western include a full range of high and ultra-high field, research-only, MRI scanners (3T, 7T, and 9.4T), fully equipped, state of-the-art laboratories for cognitive and behavioural testing in humans and animals, a sleep laboratory, and access to a large neurological patient population in affiliated teaching hospitals. Cognitive Neuroscience is a key area of research strength at Western University with more than 30 Principal Investigators and nearly 200 trainees in the Brain and Mind Institute.

Applicants are invited to submit a letter of interest, a Curriculum Vitae, statement of research interests, the names and contact information of three references, and completed Application for Full-Time Position at in confidence to:

Dr. John P Capone
Vice President, Research
Western University
1151 Richmond St, StvH 2107
London ON N6A 5B8 CANADA

Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2016.

Positions are subject to budget approval. Applicants should have fluent written and oral communication skills in English. The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Western is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression.

In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

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