Neuroscience Job Listings


As part of a significant expansion, the Department of Neuroscience (formerly Neurobiology) at Yale University seeks to hire several scientists who work in one or more of the following areas:

  • Molecular, cellular and genetic approaches to study the development and function of the nervous system and its dysfunction in disease.
  • Neuronal or circuit-level analysis, including computational approaches, to understand behavior and cognition in health and disease.

Candidates employing any model organism, from invertebrates to non-human primates, are welcome to apply. Emphasis will be placed on recruiting at the level of Assistant Professor, but outstanding applicants at Associate Professor level will also be considered. We seek candidates with an exceptional track record, potential for outstanding future achievements, and a wish to participate in a dynamic and growing neuroscience community at Yale that includes the Kavli Institute for Neuroscience at Yale, the Program in Cellular Neuroscience, Neurodegeneration and Repair (CNNR) and the Swartz Center at Yale. Candidates are expected to develop a productive and innovative research program and to participate actively in graduate and medical education.

Candidates must hold a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent degree. Please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, up to 3 representative publications, a research plan (strictly limited to 2 pages), and arrange for submission of 3 letters of recommendation. All application materials should be sent electronically to Pietro De Camilli at the following e-mail address: Applications will be reviewed as they are received, but full consideration will be given to applications received by December 15, 2015.

Yale is an affirmative action equal opportunity employer. Yale values diversity among its students, faculty, and staff. Women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities are encouraged to apply.