Published: May 23, 2019
Old Main

The Institute for Behavioral Genetics, University of Colorado Boulder, invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professorship with an academic appointment in one of the following departments: 1) Psychology and Neuroscience, 2) Integrative Physiology, 3) Economics, 4) Computer Science, 5) Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, 6) Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology.

The Institute seeks to build on its historic strength in behavioral genetics, broadly conceptualized. Successful candidates may include individuals who conduct cutting-edge research focused on human or rodent models in one or more of the following sub-disciplines: whole-genome analysis/methods development; statistical/quantitative genetics; psychiatric genetics; genetic epidemiology; population genetics; computational biology; bioinformatics. Appointees will participate in the research and teaching missions of both the Institute and their academic department.

Minimum requirements are a PhD, MD, or DPhil. Applicants should submit a Cover Letter, CV, a statement of research and teaching interests, 3 to 5 sample research papers, and names and contact information for 3 professional references. Application materials are accepted electronically at

(job posting number 17428). Application review will begin August 15, 2019, and we will continue to accept applications until the position is filled.

Please direct questions to Dr. Matthew Keller at, information about the Institute for Behavioral Genetics can be found at

The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals of diverse sexual orientations, individuals with disabilities and veterans. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting the ADA Coordinator at: The University of Colorado conducts background checks on all final applicants being considered for employment.