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Career Opportunities

The Department of Psychology, College of Arts and Science, invites applications for a faculty position in neuroscience at the Assistant (tenure-track) or the Associate (tenured) Professor level. We seek applicants with innovative research programs that address fundamental questions at the interface of psychology and neuroscience using nonhuman primate models.  We particularly welcome applications from scientists who utilize cutting edge methodologies with potential translational implications that complement existing programs of research at Vanderbilt in cognitive, behavioral, and systems neuroscience.  Vanderbilt University is committed to recruiting and retaining an academically and culturally diverse community of exceptional faculty.  Vanderbilt is an AA/EO employer and particularly encourages applications from minorities, women, and members of other underrepresented groups.

 Vanderbilt encourages and facilitates collaboration across departments and schools. Outstanding institutional resources supporting research include the Academic Computing Center for Research & Education, Center for Cognitive & Integrative Neuroscience, Vanderbilt Brain Institute, Vanderbilt Eye Institute, Vanderbilt Genetics Institute, Vanderbilt Institute of Imaging Science, Vanderbilt Institute for Integrative Biosystems Research & Education, Vanderbilt Institute of Nanoscale Science & Engineering, Vanderbilt Kennedy Center and the Vanderbilt Vision Research Center.

 The candidate will have opportunities to teach and supervise students in our excellent undergraduate and graduate programs in neuroscience and psychological science. The neuroscience graduate program at Vanderbilt includes faculty from a broad range of departments (

 Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, research and teaching statements, up to three relevant publications, and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to

 The search will remain open until the position has been filled; applicants are urged to submit their materials at their earliest convenience. Informal inquiries may be sent via email to