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Assistant or Associate Professor in Biological Psychology or Behavioral Neuroscience, University of Wisconsin-Madison

  • 28 Sep 2022 11:32 AM
    Message # 12935167

    The Department of Psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison has an opening for an Assistant or Associate Professor in the area of Biological Psychology or Behavioral Neuroscience. The ideal candidate will mount a vigorous research program aimed at better understanding the biological bases of behavior, while making significant contributions to the department's teaching mission. The area of research is open and could include the study of cognition, motivation, perception, or social processes in nonhuman species, particularly rodents or non-human primates.

    The Department of Psychology at UW-Madison is a multidisciplinary and highly collaborative environment. We are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in all aspects of our research, teaching and service, including hiring and graduate admissions (


    Teach at the undergraduate and graduate level in addition to supervising master's and doctoral students. Conduct scholarly research and perform University and professional service as appropriate.

    Institutional Statement on Diversity:

    Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

    The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

    For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion


    Terminal Degree
    Ph.D. in Psychology or related field required prior to start of appointment.


    A well qualified candidate will demonstrate potential for excellence in teaching and scholarly research in the area of Biological Psychology or Behavioral Neuroscience. Teaching experience welcome.

    Work Type:

    Full Time: 100%

    Appointment Type, Duration:


    Anticipated Begin Date:

    AUGUST 21, 2023


    ACADEMIC (9 months)

    How to Apply:

    Applications must be received through UW-Madison's online application system. To apply, go to and search for PVL 267597. To begin the application process, please click on the 'Apply Now' button. Please upload the following 4 items: 1) Cover letter 2) C.V. 3) A research statement, teaching statement, and DEI statement (as one PDF) and 4) Three representative publications (as one PDF). In addition, candidates will be asked to provide contact information for three references; each reference will each receive an electronic link through which they can upload a signed letter of reference.

    The deadline for ensuring full consideration is October 23, 2022; however the position will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.


    Allyson Bennett
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