Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Molecular or Cellular Neuroscience

Kent, Ohio (US)
Nationally competitive based on individual's qualifications.
September 11 2017
Neuroscience Position
Position Type
Full Time
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Job Type

Kent State University’s Department of Biological Sciences is seeking applicants to fill a full-time, tenure-track position at any rank (Assistant/Associate/Professor). We are seeking a neuroscientist who employs current cellular and molecular approaches, and whose approach and model system complements our current research strengths in neuroendocrinology and behavioral neuroscience. Successful candidates will join a growing and thriving department with excellent research and educational programs.  In addition, the recently launched Brain Health Institute at Kent State fosters collaborations among a growing and thriving multi-department/college team of researchers.

The successful candidate will be expected to establish an extramurally funded research program, engage in collaborative research, direct theses and dissertations, and exhibit a commitment to excellence in undergraduate and graduate education. Qualifications include a PhD in neuroscience or related field with post-doctoral experience and a strong history of recent publications in peer-reviewed journals. Candidates at the Associate Professor or Professor rank are expected to have a history of sustained extramural funding. Salary and startup funds are competitive and commensurate with academic qualifications and prior experience. Information about the department can be found at: www.kent.edu/biology

To apply, send cover letter, curriculum vitae, a 2-page research statement, a 1-page teaching/mentoring statement, and names and contact information of 3 references to: BioFacSearch@kent.edu with Neuroscience in the subject line. Questions can be directed to the same e-mail address. Review of applications will begin Oct 2nd and continue until the position is filled.

Kent State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of the University’s faculty.

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