Employment Opportunities at the KU Life Span Institute
The Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) Research Center at the University of Kansas (KU) currently is seeking two new IDD research faculty members with expertise in behavioral genetics OR cognitive neuroscience. These open-rank tenure-track faculty positions are supported by a recently awarded $3M initiative that is focused on advancing IDD research at KU. Faculty hires will have multiple exciting opportunities to advance their programs of research through collaborations with internationally recognized IDD research faculty at KU and our partners at the KU Medical Center (KUMC) as well as our UCEDD, LEND, CTSA and autism centers. The goal of this investment is to expand KU’s international prominence in IDD research through new infrastructure investments and faculty hires in behavioral genetics and cognitive neurosciences, improving the already strong portfolio of basic, clinical, and applied IDD research within the Life Span Institute, Department of Psychology, KU, and the KUMC. Detailed descriptions of the two faculty positions are below.
The University of Kansas, Department of Psychology and Life Span Institute is seeking applicants for a full-time, tenure track, academic year (9-month) faculty position at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor/Assistant, Associate or Senior Scientist level to begin Spring fall, 2024. This split position is focused on individuals with expertise in behavioral genetics and their application to understanding intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDDs). View the full position description and application details.
The University of Kansas, Department of Psychology and Life Span Institute is seeking applicants for a full-time, tenure track, academic year (9-month) open-rank faculty position at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level to begin between Spring and Fall, 2024. This split position is focused on faculty with expertise in neurodevelopmental processes associated with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDDs) and state-of-the-art systems neuroscience approaches for understanding brain pathways (e.g. functional MRI, structural MRI, quantitative EEG/ERP, FNIRS, HD-DOT, etc.). View the full position description and application details.