Council of Graduate Departments of Psychology
Council of Graduate Departments of Psychology

Associate or Full Professor of Behavioral Neuroscience

About this job: Associate Professor, Tenure Track, NEUROSCIENCE

Ohio State University - Department of Psychology

Job is in: Columbus, OH US

Contact: Benedetta Leuner, Ph.D.

Post Date: September 19, 2019
Job Starts: August 1, 2020

The Department of Psychology at The Ohio State University seeks a behavioral neuroscientist at the level of associate or full professor. The exact discipline area is open for this position but the ideal applicant will have an established research program and a demonstrated track record of high-quality publications and external grant support. Research using rodent models is preferred and we especially welcome candidates who employ innovative methods and approaches to investigate the neurobiology of behavior. The successful candidate will join a vibrant Neuroscience community at The Ohio State University that includes faculty in various departments (Psychology, Neuroscience, Psychiatry), programs (Neuroscience Graduate Program) and Institutes (Behavioral Medicine Research Institute, Neuroscience Research Institute) across campus. Applicants must have earned a Ph.D. or MD/Ph.D. in neuroscience, psychology or a related field prior to the time of application. Applicants are expected to have a record of externally funded research and should be prepared to contribute to undergraduate and graduate supervision and instruction. Candidates who can also enrich and contribute, through their research, teaching, and service, to the diversity of our academic community are encouraged to apply. Appointment is contingent on the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by law and/or university policies, including but not limited to a criminal background check. The Ohio State University campus is located in Columbus, the capital city of Ohio. Columbus is the Midwest’s fastest-growing city and the nation’s 14th largest city. Columbus offers a diverse array of welcoming neighborhoods and a vibrant arts and culture scene. Additional information about all that the Columbus area has to offer is available at Apply to Academic Jobs Online at: A complete application consists of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, and statements on research, teaching, and diversity. The diversity statement should articulate your demonstrated commitments and capacities to contribute to diversity, equity, and inclusion through research, teaching, mentoring, and/or outreach/engagement. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries may be directed to Lisa Wilkosz at The Ohio State University is committed to establishing a culturally and intellectually diverse environment, encouraging all members of our learning community to reach their full potential. We are responsive to dual-career families and strongly promote work-life balance to support our community members through a suite of institutionalized policies. The university is an ADVANCE Institution and member of the Ohio/Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC). The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

Job Posting: 2019-20_BN_at_OSU.docx