Neural and Behavioral Sciences - Career Opportunities

NBS Faculty Position

NBS Faculty Position


The Department of Neural and Behavioral Sciences, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, is beginning a significant expansion of its faculty.  We invite applications from outstanding candidates for multiple tenure-eligible faculty positions at the Assistant or Associate Professor level.  The successful candidates will be expected to have, or to establish, an active research program in neuroscience. Exceptional more senior candidates with well-established research programs may also be considered.

In recent years the Department of Neural and Behavioral Sciences has developed excellence in a number of areas including substance abuse and addiction, central control of visceral organs, and vision science.  We will consider candidates using innovative approaches to study any aspect of neuroscience, including those whose expertise complements that of our existing programs.

The Department of Neural and Behavioral Sciences provides a competitive start-up package, remodeled laboratory space and excellent core facilities. There are also extensive opportunities for collaborative research and participation in graduate training programs.

Candidates should hold a Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent degree, and are required to send a current curriculum vitae, statement of research interests and goals and information for three references to:


Search Committee c/o Ms. Cathy Hirschbock, Department of Neural and Behavioral Sciences, Penn State University College of Medicine, P.O. Box 850,  MC H109, 500 University Drive, Hershey, PA 17033  or email to:


Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce.

Materials will be accepted until the position is filled.