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Faculty Tenure Track-9 Mo

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Work Type: Faculty
Location: Kent Campus
Category: Full-time
Home Org/Dept: Biological Sciences - Kent Campus [100093]

Job Title:

 Faculty Tenure Track-9 Mo

Physical Location:

Kent, OH


Salary and startup funds are competitive and commensurate with academic qualifications and prior experience.

Basic Function:

Biological Sciences is looking to fill a full-time, tenure track position any rank (Assistant or Associate Professor in Behavioral Neuroscience.   Position to begin August 2018.

Examples of Duties:

Duties/essential functions may include, but not be limited to, the following: 

 The successful candidate would be a Behavioral Neuroscientist who employs current approaches, and whose approach and model system complements our current research strengths in Neuroendocrinology and Behavior Neurosciences.  

Successful candidates will join a growing and thriving department with excellent research and educational programs.  In addition, the recently launched Brain Health Institute at Kent State fosters collaborations among a growing and thriving multi-department/college team of researchers.  

The successful candidate will be expected to establish an extramurally funded research program, engage in collaborative research, direct theses and dissertations, and exhibit a commitment to excellence in undergraduate and graduate education.

Minimum Qualifications:

 A Ph.D. in Neuroscience or related field with post-doctoral experience and a strong history of recent publications in peer-reviewed journals.  
Candidates at the Associate Professor or Professor rank are expected to have a history of sustained extramural funding.


Asterisk (*) indicates knowledge, skills, abilities which require assessments 

Working Conditions / Physical Requirements:

Light work-Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently to move objects. Incumbent must be able to communicate with others. Incumbent may be required to travel from building to building frequently and off campus occasionally.

Additional Information:

Information about the department can be found at:

Review of application will begin on March 5 and continue until the position is filled.  Please apply online and then include a cover letter, curriculum vitae which includes teaching experience.  In addition, please submit a 2-page research statement, and names and contact information of three references to:  All questions can be directed to this same email address.  


Must pass a security check.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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The intent of this description is to illustrate the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and should not be interpreted to describe all the specific duties and responsibilities that may be required in any particular position. Directly related experience/education beyond the minimum stated may be substituted where appropriate at the discretion of the Appointing Authority. Kent State University reserves the right to revise or change job duties, job hours, and responsibilities. 


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