University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
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UWM is among the nation’s major research universities and is one of
the two centers of doctoral study in the University of Wisconsin
system. UWM is a Carnegie “Research 1” institution located in
Wisconsin’s cultural and economic center in a vibrant urban setting
on Milwaukee’s North Shore close to Lake Michigan. It serves more
than 25,000 undergraduate and graduate students, with the most
diverse population of any school in the UW system.
The Psychology Department places a premium on excellence in
teaching and scholarly research. As a result, we are one of the
most dynamic and productive departments at UWM. The faculty are
recognized experts in their various disciplines as well as
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) is seeking applicants
for a tenure-track faculty position in behavioral neuroscience. We
are interested in recruiting outstanding scientists that will build
directly on the current strengths of our program (http://neuroscience.uwm.edu
expect to make appointments at the Assistant Professor level.
Successful applicants should employ modern technical approaches to
address important questions related to learning and memory,
motivation, perception, attention, or neurological disorders. Area
of research specialization is open but outstanding individuals with
interests in understanding the molecular, cellular, and/or neural
circuit mechanisms of behavior are strongly encouraged to
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in neuroscience or a closely related
field and significant postdoctoral research experience.
Responsibilities include developing an independent extramurally
funded research program and teaching graduate and undergraduate
courses in neuroscience and psychology. Review of applications will
begin on November 1, 2021 and continue until the position is
Ph.D. in Neuroscience or comparable discipline by the time of
Research interests in Behavioral Neuroscience
Strong potential for extramural funding
Demonstrated research productivity
Experience fostering graduate and undergraduate research
Excellence in graduate and undergraduate teaching
Ability to strengthen/expand existing program
This is a continuous recruitment. Consideration of applications
will begin on November 1, 2021
, and continue until
the position is filled. Applications received after October
, may not receive consideration. To apply, please
A complete application will consist of a cover letter, vita, a
concise statement of research interests, a statement of teaching
interests, and three letters of reference. All application
materials should be submitted electronically via the online system,
but reference letters can be sent by email to
For this position, applicants are required to apply online. UWM
will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications.
Additionally, applicants must complete all required fields and
attach any required documents. The process is complete when the
message “Your application has been submitted” is displayed and you
receive a confirmation number.
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identities of “final candidates” and/or the identity of the
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Employment will require a criminal background check. UWM takes the
prevention of sexual misconduct seriously. As such, you and your
references will be required to answer questions regarding any past
findings of sexual violence and sexual harassment or any pending
allegations of sexual violence or sexual harassment.
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work in the United States and to complete the required employment
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Title and Total Compensation Project
The University of Wisconsin System is engaged in a Title and Total
Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and compensation
structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on
current job postings may change in 2021. Job duties and
responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please
To apply, please visit: https://jobs.uwm.edu/postings/33117