[Comp-neuro] Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position in Neuroscience and Behavior

Sébastien Hélie shelie at purdue.edu
Sat Nov 21 15:26:32 CET 2020

Department of Psychological Sciences Tenure-Track Assistant Professor 
Position in Neuroscience and Behavior

Date Available: August 2021

Principal Duties: Purdue University’s Department of Psychological 
Sciences invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor 
position in Neuroscience and Behavior to begin in the Fall of 2021. The 
successful candidate will be expected to develop a program of nationally 
recognized research and teach undergraduate and graduate level courses. 
You can learn more about our department at our website: 

Qualifications: The candidate must have a Ph.D. in psychology, 
neuroscience, or a related field and should have appropriate 
postdoctoral experience. Candidates should have a strong publication 
record, a research program with a high likelihood of obtaining external 
funding, and potential for teaching and mentoring excellence. We are 
particularly interested in candidates whose research is at the 
intersection of neuroscience and aging, but we will consider all 
candidates who conduct research in neuroscience, broadly defined.

The College & University: The Department of Psychological Sciences is 
the largest Department in the College of HHS 
(http://www.purdue.edu/hhs/), which is the second largest college at 
Purdue. The department's graduate program in Neuroscience and Behavior 
was recently restructured to integrate research in human neuroscience 
within the program's traditional focus on (non-human) animal 
neuroscience. The Psychological Sciences faculty have strong connections 
with centers, institutes, and resources across campus, including the 
Life Science MRI Facility (https://www.purdue.edu/hhs/mri/), the Center 
for Research on Brain, Behavior, and NeuroRehabilitation (CEREBBRAL; 
https://www.purdue.edu/hhs/cerebbral/), the Purdue Institute for 
Integrative Neuroscience (PIIN; 
and the Center on Aging and the Life Course (CALC; 
Established in 1869, Purdue is Indiana’s land-grant university, a 
comprehensive educational and research institution and member of the 
American Association of Universities. The West Lafayette campus, located 
one hour north of Indianapolis and two hours south of downtown Chicago, 
has ten academic colleges with an enrollment of 44,500 students from 
over 133 countries. The diverse greater Lafayette/West Lafayette 
community (http://www.homeofpurdue.com) has a population of 
approximately 200,000, and a low cost of living.

Application Procedure: Applications must include (1) a cover letter of 
interest, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a research statement, (4) three 
peer-reviewed research articles, (5) a teaching statement, and (6) a 
diversity, equity, and inclusion statement (see below), and 7) contact 
information for three references. Application materials should be 
submitted by January 6th, 2021 for full consideration. Review of 
applications will continue until the position is filled. A background 
check is required for employment in this position. Questions regarding 
the position may be sent to Dr. Julia Chester, Chair of the Search 
Committee (jcheste at purdue.edu). Interested candidates should apply to 
Purdue University’s Department of Psychological Sciences is committed to 
advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort including discovery, 
instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of 
these areas in the separate Diversity and Inclusion Statement, 
indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, 
and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and 

Equal Opportunity: Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All 
individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, 
and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Sébastien Hélie, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychological Sciences
Director of CEREBBRAL
Offices: PRCE 359 / DLR 331
Phone: (765) 496-2692
Website: http://ccn.psych.purdue.edu/

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