Current Openings

Neuroscience Faculty Positions

Science Writer/Department Scientific Affairs Coordinator


Neuroscience Faculty Positions


The Department of Neuroscience at Yale University seeks to hire faculty 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. (Cellular: apply.interfolio.com/45825)
  • Neuronal or circuit-level analysis to understand behavior and cognition in health and disease. (Systems: apply.interfolio.com/45826)
Emphasis will be placed on recruiting at the level of Assistant Professor, but excellent 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 recently expanded neuroscience community at Yale that includes the Kavli Institute for Neuroscience, the Program in Cellular Neuroscience, Neurodegeneration and Repair (CNNR) and the Swartz Center. We are especially interested in candidates who will contribute to the diversity of our academic community. Candidates are expected to develop a productive and innovative research program and will have the opportunity to participate 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 submitted electronically to the link listed next to your field of interest above. Applications will be reviewed as they are received and until the positions are filled with priority given to those applications received by November 17, 2017


Science Writer/Department Scientific Affairs Coordinator


We have an open position for a scientist with excellent writing skills, expertise with information technology, social media and past research experience to support the scientific activities of the Neuroscience Department and the Yale Kavli Institute for Neuroscience.

Duties of the position will be diverse and will include assisting faculty in the preparation of grant applications and in the identification of funding sources, managing web sites, fostering communication of Department activities to the neuroscience community at Yale and beyond. He/she will be embedded in the intellectual environment of a very strong and collaborative neuroscience research community, whose focus spans from molecular and cellular neuroscience to system and cognitive neuroscience.  

The applicant, who will be hired in a Research Faculty position, should have a PhD degree in a biological discipline, with preference for neuroscience; postdoctoral experience and/or experiences as an independent investigator is preferred but not required. Experience in scientific writing and outreach is highly desirable. Outstanding interpersonal skills, enthusiasm at working with others, drive to learn and passion for neuroscience required.  

Please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae and arrange for submission of 3 letters of recommendation that should include comments on writing skills. All application materials should be submitted electronically to apply.interfolio.com/45632. Applications will be reviewed as they are received and until the position is filled with priority given to those applications received by November 30, 2017.  

Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Yale values diversity among its students, staff, and faculty and strongly welcomes applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities.