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Director of the Center for Behavioral Neuroscience - American University

American University invites applications for a Director of our new Center for Behavioral Neuroscience. The Director’s faculty appointment will be in the Department of Psychology with a possible joint appointment in Biology. We seek someone with a history of distinguished scientific work and administrative accomplishment who will maintain an active externally funded researc h program. A PhD, MD or other appropriate doctoral degree is required. The Director wil l organize and submit training grants, mentor other faculty in grant application writing, attract additional new personnel (faculty, post-doctoral fellows and students), and develop and coordinate research themes and programs. Through these activities, the Director will buil d a strong Center and enhance the profile of our existing doctoral program in Behavior, Cognition and Neuroscience.

Candidates should have careers that would support appointment to the rank of Full or advanced Associate Professor. Send curriculum vitae, contact information for three references, and a letter describing research and administrative experience, and any inquiries about the position, to: Scott Parker, Chair, Search Committee, Department of Psychology, American University, Washington, DC 20016-8062 (USPS) or by email. Review of applications will begin on November 1 2010. The position, preferably starting Fall 2011, will remain open until filled. American University is an equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action University. Minority and women candidates are encouraged to apply.