Georgia State University — Assistant Professor, Neuroscience

Faculty Positions in Neuroscience.  The Neuroscience Institute at Georgia State University (GSU) invites applications for up to two tenure track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor. Preference will be given to individuals using state-of-the-art cross disciplinary approaches incorporating molecular, genetic/genomic, computational, or quantitative methods. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. with evidence of excellence in research and the ability to establish a vigorous, externally funded research program while contributing to the Neuroscience Institute’s graduate and undergraduate teaching. The ideal research program would synergize with existing strengths in the Neuroscience Institute (see GSU’s interdisciplinary University Research Centers (

Georgia State is an enterprising R-1 university located in the heart of downtown Atlanta, a vibrant international city in the Southeastern U.S. GSU enrolls and graduates one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation. The Institute is committed to serving this student body and advancing innovative research by building a diverse faculty.  Applicants should provide a full curriculum vita, names and contact information for three references, and a statement of research plans and teaching philosophy (5 page limit) that includes their views and experience related to the Institute’s goal of serving a diverse student body in its educational activities. Applications can be submitted either electronically in PDF format to or in hard copy to: Chair of the Neuroscience Institute Faculty Search Committee, Neuroscience Institute, PO Box 5030, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA 30302-50310.  Review of applications will begin November 1, 2019, and continue until the position is filled. Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.