Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

Evanston, Illinois
September 01 2017
Position Type
Full Time
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The Department of Neurobiology, in the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, seeks to recruit two tenure-track faculty members at the level of Assistant Professor with an anticipated start date of September 1, 2018.  Applicants holding a Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree and demonstrating an outstanding record of scientific achievement will be considered.  We are interested in individuals whose research addresses fundamental issues in neuroscience at the molecular, cellular and/or systems levels, and who show significant potential for innovation, scholarship, and commitment to excellence in research and teaching.   Applicants representing areas of neuroscience that expand or complement existing expertise in the department and that expand the diversity of our faculty are especially encouraged to apply.

Northwestern University offers a rich and vibrant intellectual environment and state-of-the-art support facilities.  The appointee will join a broad, interactive community including colleagues in the Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program comprising over 130 faculty members drawn from the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, the McCormick School of Engineering, the School of Communication, the Feinberg School of Medicine, the Manne Children’s Research Institute, and the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago.

Applicants should submit (in PDF format) a cover letter, a CV, and a description of research plans. Applications must be submitted electronically. For details on preparing and submitting the application, please visit http://www.neurobiology.northwestern.edu/people/faculty-openings/assistant-professor.html.  Please plan to request at least three letters of recommendation. Applications received by October 25, 2017 will be ensured full consideration. All inquiries may be directed to neurobiofacsearch@northwestern.edu.

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

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