New York University

Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty (Open Rank), Center for Neural Science

Center for Neural Science (CNS)

Arts and Science

The Center for Neural Science (CNS) at New York University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position preferably at the level of Assistant Professor. We seek candidates from research areas including, but not limited to, sensory and motor systems, learning and memory, decision-making, development, and brain disorders. We welcome applicants using a wide range of systems, circuits, cellular, molecular, and computational approaches. The appointment is anticipated to begin as early as September 2022, subject to administrative and budgetary approval.

The successful applicant will join a collaborative neuroscience research community spanning the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at the Washington Square campus and the School of Medicine, and benefit from being part of a joint neuroscience graduate program that encompasses faculty at both campuses. More information on our department can be found at:

Requirements & Application:

Appointees are expected to establish an independent research program and to contribute to teaching and advising undergraduate and graduate students at all levels in CNS. Candidates must have a PhD or equivalent in a relevant field. Please provide a CV, a statement of your research interests (no more than 3 pages), a 1-page teaching statement, and a list of at least three references capable of providing a letter on your behalf. Diversity is an important part of the NYU mission. We ask that you also include a statement (1 page) addressing how diversity, equity, and inclusion factor into past and present teaching, research, and/or community engagement, as well as how you would bring issues of diversity to bear on teaching and programming at NYU. For more information, please see here:

Applications must be submitted through interfolio Applications and supporting documents received by December 15, 2021 will receive full consideration.

About NYU:

The Faculty of Arts and Science at NYU is at the heart of a leading research university that spans the globe. We seek scholars of the highest caliber, who embody the diversity of the United States as well as the global society in which we live. We strongly encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, people with disabilities, and other individuals who are under-represented in the profession, across color, creed, race, ethnic and national origin, ability, gender and sexual identity, or any other legally protected basis. NYU affirms the value of differing perspectives on the world as we strive to build the strongest possible university with the widest reach. To learn more about the FAS commitment to diversity, equality and inclusion, please read here

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Last updated: 2021-11-18