Tenure Stream Position in Behavioural Neuroscience at the University of Toronto Scarborough

The Department of Psychology at the University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment in Behavioural Neuroscience. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will begin on July 1, 2019.

We are seeking candidates with an excellent research record in fundamental neurobiological mechanisms of behaviour in non-human animals. Applicants should demonstrate an integrative, multidisciplinary approach in their research. Areas of interest may range from molecular and cellular to systems level approaches. Consideration will also be given to applicants doing translational work in human and non-human subjects.

The successful candidate must have a PhD in Psychology, or a closely related field, by the time of appointment or shortly thereafter. They must also have an established record of excellence in research as demonstrated by publications in top ranked and field relevant academic journals or a research pipeline that is at high international levels, presentations at significant conferences, awards and accolades, and strong endorsements by referees. The candidate must also demonstrate excellence in teaching. This can be accomplished through strong endorsements from referees and a teaching portfolio, including a coherent statement of teaching philosophy that is linked to evidence of excellent pedagogical practice, teaching accomplishments, and excellent course evaluations, or demonstrated excellent performance in other teaching related activities, including performance as a teaching assistant, experience leading successful workshops or seminars, or excellent conference posters or presentations.

The successful candidate will be expected to build an excellent world-class externally funded research program. The successful candidate must provide evidence of readiness to undertake undergraduate and graduate research supervision and teaching. The successful candidate will also be expected to perform standard professional and administrative activities typical of a department and/or university.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Contact information:

All qualified candidates are invited to apply online at http://uoft.me/1803591. Applicants should submit a complete and current curriculum vita, a statement outlining current and future research interests, three recent publications, and a teaching portfolio (to include a statement of teaching philosophy, teaching accomplishments, and excellent course evaluations or evidence of excellent performance in other teaching activities). If you have questions about this position, please email psychology-applications@utsc.utoronto.ca. All applications must be submitted online by Monday October 15, 2018.