Multiple Positions in Human Neuroimaging: University of California, Riverside

Multiple Positions in Human Neuroimaging

The University of California, Riverside, invites applications for five positions in human neuroimaging at the Assistant & Associate level. Successful candidates will become core faculty in the newly established Human Neuroimaging Center that includes a new Prisma 3T Siemens scanner. We seek applicants with a strong track record of research publications and funding (or funding potential) in basic science and methods of human neuroimaging with one position in each of the following areas: Human Cognitive Neuroscience (speech/language, learning/memory, attention, perceptual systems), Human Developmental Neuroscience (cognitive development, emotion regulation, lifespan, psychopathology), Human Social Neuroscience (social cognition, affect, relationships, personality), MR Physics/Engineering (MRI sequences and reconstruction, DTI, SWI, hardware, MR spectroscopy), and Neuroimaging Data Processing/Analysis (fMRI data processing and analysis, neuroimaging data mining and imaging genetics, MRI computational neuroscience).

Applicants should be committed to excellence in undergraduate and graduate education. UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Review of completed applications begins January 4, 2016 and continues until a position is filled, with appointments beginning June 30, 2016.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter describing research and teaching interest, their curriculum vitae, reprints and preprints, and should arrange to have three letters of recommendation provided. Application to senior rank positions must have a Ph.D in a related field, and apply at this link: https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/apply/JPF00480. Applicants for junior ranked positions must have a Ph.D. by time of appointment and should apply at this link: https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/apply/JPF00483. Advancement through the faculty ranks at the University of California is through a series of structured, merit-based evaluations, occurring every 2-3 years, each of which includes substantial peer input. Questions about the position should be directed to Professor John Andersen, Chair, Human Neuroimaging Search Committee, at [email protected].

The University of California at Riverside (UCR) is embarking on a major new hiring initiative that will add 300 tenured and tenure-track positions in 33 cross-disciplinary areas selected through a peer-reviewed competition. Over the next three years, we will hire multiple faculty members in each area and invest in research infrastructure to support their work. This initiative will build critical mass in vital and emerging fields of scholarship, foster truly cross-disciplinary work and further diversify the faculty at one of America’s most diverse research universities. We encourage applications from scholars committed to excellence and seeking to help redefine the research university for the next generation. For information regarding UCR’s hiring initiative go to clusterhiring.ucr.edu.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.