UAB - CAS - Psychology - Mission


The mission of the Behavioral Neuroscience Ph.D. program is to produce outstanding young scientists capable of pursuing successful teaching and research careers. This goal is achieved by having each student obtain firm academic and research training in both psychology- and neuroscience-based domains.

The UAB Campus Green. A major strength of the program is that it is interdisciplinary and includes programmatic research and training under the supervision of any faculty member within any department at UAB who has research interests that lie in the area of behavioral neuroscience. Current training and mentorship are provided by faculty in the departments of:

The Behavioral Neuroscience Ph.D. program trains students to discover basic neural substrates of behavior in order to provide translational research that serves to better the human condition.

UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans.