Jaak Panksepp (1943-2017)
IN MEMORIAM Jaak Panksepp (1943-2017) We miss you Jaak! Dr. Panksepp was an inspiration to the neuroscience group at BGSU and pioneered affective neuroscience as a Distinguished Research Professor on campus from 1972 until 1998. We all learned a lot from Dr. Panksepp and will continue the tradition of cutting edge, creative neuroscience research on emotion and motivation!

Center for Neuroscience, Mind & Behavior


Mind and Behavior


The J.P. Scott Center for Neuroscience, Mind & Behavior at Bowling Green State University is an interdisciplinary research center that is comprised of faculty, post-doctoral researchers, graduate, and undergraduate students from the Departments of Psychology, Biology, Communication Disorders and Philosophy, who are pursuing interdisciplinary programs of research that advance understanding of the dynamic relationship between the nervous system, mind, and behavior. Our general mission is to offer a mechanistic understanding of integrated systems of behavior at levels of analysis that bridge individual molecules, cells, and circuits with mental processes and cognition. We welcome and encourage participation of faculty and students with interdisciplinary research interests in the neural or cognitive sciences that contribute to the broad Center mission at any level of analysis.


The Department of Psychology in the College of Arts and Sciences at Bowling Green State University is seeking a Developmental Neuroscientist at the Assistant Professor, tenure track level who uses animal models to investigate brain development in the behavioral context of cognitive, affective, ethological or clinical neuroscience. The successful candidate will be expected to compete for extramural funding, serve as a strong mentor for undergraduate and graduate teaching/research, and interact with supporting faculty in the J.P. Scott Center for Neuroscience, Mind and Behavior from across campus.  Qualifications for the position include a doctorate in a neuroscience related field (with some post-doctoral experience preferred), and a record of teaching, research, and service.  The position begins August, 2018.  Salary and start-up are competitive and commensurate with peer institution levels for rank and position and in keeping with candidate experience and credentials. For a complete job description & instructions on how to apply for this position visit https://bgsu.hiretouch.com/. Application deadline is November 15, 2017.  For more information about the department, please see our web site at http://www.bgsu.edu/arts-and-sciences/psychology.html.   Bowling Green State University is an AA/EEO/Vet employer. We encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities regardless of age, gender identity, genetic information, religion, or sexual orientation.





Come learn about the brain and mind with our BGSU neuroscience and behavior team.