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Assistant Professor

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Applications are invited for a position at the level of tenure-track ASSISTANT PROFESSOR. The Department of Neurobiology and Behavior is ranked as one of the top neuroscience departments in the country and engages in interdisciplinary approaches to the study of neurobiology. The Institute for Memory Impairments and Neurological Disorders is home to one of 31 Alzheimer’s Disease Research Centers funded by the National Institutes of Health. We seek outstanding candidates whose research addresses the molecular neuropathology of Alzheimer’s disease and other neurodegenerative disorders. Preference will be given to applicants whose research integrates cutting edge neuroscientific techniques using human and animal tissue. Applicants should hold a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent degree, seek to establish a vigorous and highly competitive research program, and to contribute to teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Please submit by October 24th, 2017, curriculum vitae, a description of research and teaching interests, and the names and addresses of three potential referees. A separate statement that addresses past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion should also be included in the application materials. Criteria for research, teaching, and diversity statement is available here: For application instructions, please go to the Department of Neurobiology and Behavior Assistant Professor section at

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy. A recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity, UCI is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, supports work-life balance through an array of family-friendly policies, and is dedicated to broadening participation in higher education.

Job location

Irvine, CA


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to diversity will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 references required (contact information only)