The UCLA Department of Psychology announces a Tenure-Track faculty position in behavioral neuroscience. The rank for the appointment is open, but candidates at the Assistant Professor level are preferred. Broadly speaking, we are interested in candidates who apply the perspectives and techniques of neuroscience to psychological questions in humans and/or animals. The specific area of research is open. Among the areas that would be of interest and would complement our department's existing strengths are neuroscience of emotion and motivation, neuro-economics, cognitive neuroscience, and genetic and epigenetic influences on behavior and psychopathology. The position entails both undergraduate and graduate teaching responsibilities and assumes an active research program. Applicants should submit a letter, curriculum vita, statement of research and teaching interests, relevant publications, and three letters of recommendation to be sent to Behavioral Neuroscience Search Committee, (Job #: 0875-1213-02), Department of Psychology, UCLA, Box 951563, Los Angeles, CA 90095 or email materials as attachments to ude.alcu.hcysp|hcraesytlucafsnb#ude.alcu.hcysp|hcraesytlucafsnb.
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Review of applications will begin November 1, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled. As a campus with a diverse student body, we encourage applications from women, minorities, and individuals with a history of mentoring under-represented minorities. UCLA is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to achieving diversity among its faculty, students and staff.