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The Department of Psychology invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level to start Fall 2012. Candidates will be expected to carry on a vigorous program of grant-supported research, actively participate in graduate training in neuroscience, and teach at the graduate and undergraduate level. A Ph.D. and postdoctoral training in behavioral neuroscience or a related field is required. Area of specialization is open, but preference will be given to applicants with expertise in molecular/cellular techniques who will strengthen interdisciplinary/translational research and training associated with Texas A&M University’s new Institute for Neuroscience. More information about the behavioral and cellular neuroscience program in psychology can be found at and Information about the Institute for Neuroscience can be found at Applicants should send a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, statement on research and teaching, sample research publications, and three letters of recommendation to: BCN Search Committee, Department of Psychology, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843-4235. The search committee will begin reviewing applicants November 15, 2011 and will continue to review new applications until the position is filled. For additional details, contact the committee chair, Mary Meagher ( Texas A&M University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has a policy of being responsive to the needs of dual-career couples. We are seeking to interview candidates for an Assistant Professor position during the Fall semester. In addition to sending hard copies of their materials to the address listed within the ad (see below), we encourage applicants to send a soft copy of their vita to M. Meagher at and request that letters of recommendation be forwarded ASAP. The Behavioral and Cellular Neuroscience area has undergone a period of expansion and now includes 11 faculty: Antonio Cepeda-Benito, Ph.D. (Purdue University) Theories and treatment of substance abuse disorders Shoshana Eitan, Ph.D. (Weizmann Institute of Science) Emotion, motivation, addiction during adolescence and adulthood Sandra Garraway, Ph.D. (University of Manitoba) Molecular and cellular mechanisms underlying pain, spinal cord learning and neural plasticity Jim Grau, Ph.D. (University of Pennsylvania) Learning, pain, recovery after spinal cord injury Michelle Hook, Ph. D. (University of New England) Recovery after spinal cord injury, addiction, learning, laterality and culture in nonhuman primates Stephen Maren, Ph.D. (University of Southern California) Neural systems for emotion, learning and memory Mary Meagher, Ph.D. (University of North Carolina) Pain modulation, psychoneuroimmunology, learning and memory Naomi Nagaya, Ph.D. (University of Southern California) Cellular mechanisms of behavior Mark Packard, Ph.D. (McGill) Learning and memory Federico Bermudez-Rattoni, M.D., Ph.D. (National Autonomous University of Mexico) Neurobiology of learning and memory Paul Wellman, Ph.D. (Iowa State University) Feeding behavior and addiction