Princeton University is committed to the continued expansion and development of its new Neuroscience Institute.  In addition to other outstanding resources, a newly constructed 248,000 square foot building opened in 2014, housing state-of-the-art facilities for the full range of neuroscientific methods, including human brain imaging, cellular and circuit level imaging in non-human species, studies of non-human primates and computation modeling.  We are now seeking qualified individuals working at all levels of neuroscience who study development, learning, memory, perception, attention and higher level cognitive functions in humans and non-human species to join our faculty.


The Princeton Neuroscience Institute invites applications for an appointment at either the assistant professor level (tenure track) or at the associate or full professor level (tenured) to begin in 2017.

Key selection criteria will be research excellence, originality of science, future impact on the field of neuroscience and related disciplines, and leadership capabilities.  Applicants must have an excellent record of research productivity and demonstrate the ability to develop a rigorous research program. We seek applicants pursuing research directions with significant conceptual and/or empirical integration across traditional disciplinary boundaries. The successful candidate will join the Princeton Neuroscience Institute and may also join a department appropriate to the individual’s background and interests, with possibilities including (but not limited to) Psychology, Molecular Biology, Mathematics, Physics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. Applicants should be prepared to teach courses both at the undergraduate and graduate levels in neuroscience.  Princeton is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.

Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. This position is subject to the university's background check policy.

Please submit a curriculum vitae, a brief research description, and contact information for three references at, requisition #1600751.  The application deadline is November 28, 2016.