Vol. 59, No. 4 | November 2014




The Department of Biological Sciences at Binghamton University invites applications for an assistant professor-level position in Behavioral Genetics. We are especially interested in applicants using experimental manipulations to study genetic/epigenetic and environmental contributions to behavior. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an externally funded research program that intersects with existing and emerging strengths in Health Sciences. S/he will also contribute to undergraduate and graduate mentoring and teaching in Biological Sciences and the Integrative Neuroscience program.

This is an affiliated position for the University’s Health Sciences Transdisciplinary Areas of Excellence (TAE). The successful candidate will contribute to the development of this TAE as an area of research and teaching. The search committee will include members of the Health Sciences TAE steering committee and members of the Departments of Biological Sciences and Psychology. The successful candidate will have a tenure berth in Biological Sciences. 

Applicants should submit a CV, a 2-3 page research statement, and 1 page teaching statement online at http://binghamton.interviewexchange.com. Please arrange for 3 letters of recommendation to be sent to http://binghamton.interviewexchange.com. Review of applications will be begin on November 1, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled. Questions can be addressed to Search Committee Chair Dr. Patricia Di Lorenzo at [email protected].

Binghamton University, one of four doctoral granting universities in the SUNY (State University of New York) system, enrolls approximately 16,000 undergraduate and graduate students, including more than 5,000 students of color and 1,500 international students from 100 countries. The campus is located on 887 acres, including a 182 acre nature preserve, above the Susquehanna River and received the highest "green" rating in the Princeton Review's ranking of colleges by environmental sustainability. Greater Binghamton is a metropolitan area of about 250,000 with an affordable cost of living and excellent schools. There are many outdoor and cultural activities demonstrating a unique blend of urban and rural appeal. Binghamton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


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