Tenure-track Assistant Professor, Institute for Behavior Genetics, University of Colorado (USA)

The Institute for Behavioral Genetics, University of Colorado Boulder, invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professorship with an academic appointment in one of the following departments: 1) Integrative Physiology, 2) Psychology and Neuroscience, 3) Ecology and Evolutionary Biology.

The Institute seeks to strengthen its next generation of research on the genetics of behavior. In particular, we are seeking a scholar who utilizes animal models and state of the art tools to investigate the genetics of behavior. Priority will be placed on applicants whose research interests will integrate and complement ongoing areas of research including, but are not restricted to, pharmacogenetics, addiction, psychiatric disorders, cognition, development, or aging. The appointee will be expected to develop a productive, extramurally funded research program and participate in the undergraduate and graduate teaching missions of both the Institute and their academic department.

Minimum requirements are a PhD, MD, or DPhil in a life science discipline which includes, but is not limited to, neuroscience, genetics, psychology and physiology. Applicants should submit a Cover Letter, CV, a statement of research and teaching interests, 3 to 5 sample research papers, and names and contact information for 3 professional references. Application materials are accepted electronically at https://jobs.colorado.edu/jobs/JobDetail/Tenure-Track-Assistant-Professor-Institute-for-Behavioral-Genetics/33992 (job posting number 33992). Application review will begin November 1, 2021, and we will continue to accept applications until the position is filled.

Please direct questions to Dr. Jerry Stitzel at jerry.stitzel@colorado.edu , information about the Institute for Behavioral Genetics can be found at http://www.colorado.edu/ibg

The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals of diverse sexual orientations, individuals with disabilities and veterans. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting the ADA Coordinator at: hr-ada@colorado.edu . The University of Colorado conducts background checks on all final applicants being considered for employment.