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Co-Director opening, Center for Behavioral Neuroscience

Sarah L. Pallas bioslp at panther.gsu.edu
Fri Oct 31 05:00:02 EST 2003

Co-Director for Research
Center for Behavioral Neuroscience
Georgia State University
Atlanta, Georgia
      Georgia State University is engaged in a major expansion of its 
research and instructional programs in Behavioral Neuroscience as 
part of the NSF Science and Technology Center for Behavioral 
Neuroscience. Generous state and institutional funds along with $20 
million dollars from the National Science Foundation have been 
committed to fund the Center for the first five years. The Center is 
a consortium of more than 80 neuroscientists from Georgia State 
University, Clark Atlanta University, Emory University, Georgia 
Institute of Technology, Morehouse College, Morehouse Medical School, 
Morris Brown College and Spelman College. The purpose of the Center 
is to foster interdisciplinary collaborative approaches towards 
understanding the basic neural mechanisms underlying the regulation 
of complex social behaviors and emotions. The Center is also designed 
to enhance K-12, undergraduate, graduate and postdoctoral education, 
to bring research findings to the public, to encourage technology 
transfer to industry, and to increase the participation of women and 
minorities in neuroscience research. Georgia State University invites 
applications for the Co-Director for Research in The Center for 
Behavioral Neuroscience. The Co-Director for Research is responsible 
for the administration of the research program of the Center, which 
includes, but is not limited to, four interdisciplinary research 
groups focused on fear, affiliation, aggression and reproduction as 
well as six technology cores. The Co-Director coordinates the 
allocation of research funding in the Center and participates in the 
acquisition of new sources of extramural research support. The 
Co-Director plays a key role in facilitating collaborative research 
activities among all eight member institutions and works with the 
Director and Co-Directors for Education and Knowledge Transfer to 
integrate the Center's research, educational and science outreach 
activities. More information about the Center can be found at 
      The successful candidate will be appointed as an Associate or 
Full Professor in the Department of Biology and/or the Department of 
Psychology. The candidate must have a Ph.D. or equivalent, an 
outstanding record of publications, research funding, and instruction 
in behavioral neuroscience, and strong skills in leadership and 
      Applicants should send a letter describing their interests in 
and qualifications for this position as well as a CV,reprints of 
recent papers, the names and contact information for at least three 
references, and a statement of future research plans.

Send application to:
Dr. H. Elliott Albers
Director, Center for Behavioral Neuroscience
Dept. of Biology
Georgia State University
P.O. Box 4010
Atlanta, GA 30302-4010.
Review of applications will commence on June 1, 2003 and continue 
until the position is filled. Georgia State
University, a Unit of the University System of Georgia, is an EEO/AA 
Employer (6/13/03)

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