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Faculty Positions in Neuroscience

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory is seeking to fill two faculty positions in Neuroscience at the Assistant Professor level. One position will be systems neuroscience (including sensory and motor systems), and the other will be in cellular/molecular/developmental neuroscience. Candidates should have a strong record of achievement and an innovative program in basic neuroscience research. The Candidates will join a highly interactive and collaborative neuroscience group working on neural circuits, neural development, neurogenetics, theoretical and computational neuroscience, synaptic function, brain disorders, and rodent cognition, perception, and social behavior.

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory is a world-renowned research and educational institution with programs in cancer, neuroscience, plant biology, genomics and quantitative biology. Located on the North Shore of Long Island 30 miles from New York City, the Laboratory has a rich and successful research environment rooted in interdisciplinary collaboration, as well as an innovative graduate school that attracts talented students each year. CSHL is committed to fostering a diverse work environment that values best practices in mentorship, equity, and inclusion. Successful candidates will be expected to establish productive research programs while mentoring diverse groups of students and postdocs. Applications are strongly encouraged from groups historically underrepresented in science, including women and U.S. racial/ethnic minority populations.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, CV, description of research accomplishments, statement of future research plans, and a statement of diversity & mentoring to http://cshl.peopleadmin.com/postings/17128 Position ID: 02703-R. In addition, please have three letters of reference sent to CSHLfacultyjobs@cshl.edu. The statement of diversity & mentoring should describe a candidate’s mentoring philosophy, contributions to equity and inclusion in science, and prior training (as applicable) in mentoring, academic management/leadership, and antidiscrimination/antiracism. We will begin considering applications on a rolling basis on July 31, 2020 with Zoom interviews beginning in August. Applications will be considered until September 1 or until the positions are filled. Inquiries regarding the search should be directed to: CSHLfacultyjobs@cshl.edu


CSHL is an EO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status.