Assistant Professor Position in Behavioural Neuroscience – McGill University

The Department of Psychology at McGill University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Behavioural Neuroscience. We are particularly interested in applicants who use computational methodologies or in vivo recording techniques but will consider all applicants studying the neural mechanisms of behaviour. Applicants are expected to have a doctorate in psychology, neuroscience, or a closely related field at the time of appointment. Applicants should present evidence of research productivity and the potential to obtain external funding. All applicants are expected to have an aptitude for undergraduate and graduate teaching. The Department has excellent facilities for interdisciplinary research, including through its links with related academic departments and research units in the McGill University Health Centre and the Montreal Neurological Institute. This position will start in September 2023.

Applications must be submitted on-line on Work Day at this link:

Use a personal email address when creating an account in Workday. Do not use or email accounts to apply. Applications should include 1 pdf attachment containing a curriculum vitae, a description of research interests (4 pages max), a description of teaching interests, experience and philosophy (2 pages max), a statement of engagement with principles of equity, diversity and inclusivity (1 page max), and up to three selected reprints/preprints of publications.

Applications will begin to be examined on December 1, 2022 after 30 days of this publication date. and continue until suitable candidates have been identified,

McGill University is committed to equity and diversity within its community and values academic rigour and excellence. We welcome and encourage applications from racialized persons/visible minorities, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, and persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, as well as from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities.
At McGill, research that reflects diverse intellectual traditions, methodologies, and modes of dissemination and translation is valued and encouraged. Candidates are invited to demonstrate their research impact both within and across academic disciplines and in other sectors, such as government, communities, or industry.
McGill further recognizes and fairly considers the impact of leaves (e.g., family care or health-related) that may contribute to career interruptions or slowdowns. Candidates are encouraged to signal any leave that affected productivity, or that may have had an effect on their career path. This information will be considered to ensure the equitable assessment of the candidate’s record.
McGill implements an employment equity program and encourages members of designated equity groups to self-identify. It further seeks to ensure the equitable treatment and full inclusion of persons with disabilities by striving for the implementation of universal design principles transversally, across all facets of the University community, and through accommodation policies and procedures. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence,
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority

Posting end date: 2022/12/31

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