Assistant Professor Position in Spinal Cord Injury

College Station, Texas
The position is for a 9-month academic position. Salary is competitive.
January 19 2018
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Full Time
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Texas A&M University and Texas A&M University Health Science Center invite applications for a tenure-track faculty position to begin in Fall 2018 in the area of spinal cord injury (SCI).

The hiring initiative builds upon a generous gift from The Institute for Rehabilitation and Research (TIRR) Foundation and aims to build research strength in the area of SCI to create an internationally-recognized center for interdisciplinary research in neural trauma, spinal injury and recovery of function. We have sought collaborative thinkers who use biomedical, behavioral, or engineering approaches to address fundamental questions regarding the neurobiology of injury and/or solutions to promote functional recovery, with the ultimate goal of bench-to-bedside translation.

We are currently seeking to fill the fourth position in this cluster hire and anticipate that the successful candidate will have a faculty appointment in the Department of Biology. The individual will also be affiliated with the Texas A&M Institute for Neuroscience ( and will be recognized as a TIRR Foundation Fellow. Candidates must have a Ph.D. or M.D., a record of outstanding achievement as evidenced by publications in the area of SCI, and a promising research program. Successful candidates will be expected to establish an active research program and contribute to teaching at both graduate and undergraduate levels.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements, the names of three potential referees, and selected reprints/preprints, all as a single PDF file to Chair, Spinal Cord Injury Search Committee, at Applicants should also arrange to have three letters of recommendation forwarded to this e-mail address. The search committee will begin to review applications in February and will continue to process new applications until the positions are filled.

The Texas A&M System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity. Veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.