Tulane University

New Orleans, LA


Assistant Professor in Behavioral Neuroscience


The Department of Psychology at Tulane University announces a tenure track position at the beginning Assistant Professor level in behavioral neurosciencewith an anticipated start date of July 1, 2017.  The ideal candidate will have a strong research orientation with the potential to develop a nationally visible, extramurally supported program of research, as well as offer courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Behavioral Neuroscience faculty in the Department of Psychology ( are active members of the interdisciplinary Tulane Brain Institute ( We are especially interested in candidates with areas of specialization that build on research strengths of Psychology Department and Brain Institute faculty including neural plasticity, learning and memory, and neuroendocrinology. Collaborations are possible with faculty from across the University including at the Tulane Center for Aging and Tulane School of Medicine. Ability to interface with other doctoral programs in the Department of Psychology, including developmental/school psychology and social psychology would be considered a plus.


Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D. in psychology, neuroscience, or related discipline and postdoctoral training experience. Specific responsibilities of the nine-month tenure track appointment include developing and sustaining an active research program, seeking external funding support for research and training efforts, supervising thesis and dissertation research, and teaching undergraduate and graduate courses to students in the Psychology Department and Brain Institute's Neuroscience Program. 


Application review will begin October 15, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.  Please upload a letter of application, CV, research and teaching statements and three relevant reprints to In addition, please ask three referees to upload confidential letters of reference directly to Interfolio. Inquiries regarding the position may be directed to Dr. Jill M. Daniel, Chair, Behavioral Neuroscience Search Committee (

We are dedicated to maintaining a culturally diverse faculty, and strong encourage applications from women and members of underrepresented groups.  Tulane University is an EOE/AAE employer.

Department of Psychology • 2007 Percival Stern Hall • New Orleans, LA 70118 • Phone: 504-865-5331 •