FACULTY POSITION, Neurobiology, NYU Shanghai

Shanghai (CN)
August 30 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

NYU Shanghai

NYU Shanghai seeks to fill a tenured or tenure-track position in Neurobiology. We are particularly interested in scientists seeking to understand fundamental principles of how the nervous system develops or functions using model organisms. This appointment will be in Biology and will have strong links with the NYU-ECNU Institute for Brain & Cognitive Science. Candidates should hold a PhD or MD, be running an active research program and be committed to undergraduate education. The appointment could begin as soon as September 1, 2018, pending administrative and budgetary approvals.
NYU Shanghai is developing an interdisciplinary group of faculty that works with NYU faculty in New York, Abu Dhabi and other NYU global sites. The terms of employment in NYU Shanghai are comparable to US institutions for research start-up funds and compensation, and include housing subsidies and educational subsidies for children. Faculty may also spend time at NYU New York and other sites in the NYU global network, engaging in both research and teaching.    
Applicants should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vita, a statement of their current research and future research plans (3 pages maximum), their teaching interests, and electronic copies of up to three recent relevant publications. To complete the online process, applicants will be prompted to enter the names and email addresses of at least three referees. Each referee will then be contacted by NYU and asked to upload their reference letter. Senior candidates are not required to provide references at this time. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2017. To apply visit this link http://apply.interfolio.com/44381.  Please visit our website at http://shanghai.nyu.edu/en/about/work-here/open-positions-faculty for instructions and other information on how to apply. If you have any questions, please e-mail pr46@nyu.edu.
About NYU Shanghai:
NYU Shanghai is the newest degree-granting campus within New York University’s global network. It is the first higher education joint venture in China authorized to grant degrees that are accredited in the U.S. as well as in China. All teaching is conducted in English. A research university with liberal arts and science at its core, it resides in one of the world's great cities with a vibrant intellectual community. NYU Shanghai recruits scholars of the highest caliber who are committed to NYU's global vision of transformative teaching and innovative research and who embody the global society in which we live.
NYU’s global network includes degree-granting campuses in New York, Shanghai, and Abu Dhabi, complemented by eleven additional academic centers across five continents. Faculty and students circulate within the network in pursuit of common research interests and cross-cultural, interdisciplinary endeavors, both local and global.
NYU Shanghai is an equal opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity and social inclusion. We strongly encourage applications from individuals who are under-represented in the profession, across color, creed, race, ethnic and national origin, physical ability, and gender and sexual identity. NYU Shanghai affirms the value of differing perspectives on the world as we strive to build the strongest possible university with the widest reach.
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