Neuroscience Faculty Position

Employer
University of Tennessee, Memphis
Location
Memphis, Tennessee
Salary
We offer competitive salary and start-up packages.
Posted
February 01 2018
Ref
W-014432
Organization Type
Academia
Job Type
Faculty

 

Neuroscience Faculty Position

 

The Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology (http://www.uthsc.edu/ anatomy-neurobiology/) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center seeks an outstanding researcher in the area of mechanisms of neurodegenerative diseases to fill an open rank tenure track position (Assistant, Associate, Full Professor). We seek candidates to complement and extend departmental and campus-wide research in neurodegenerative diseases, especially, but not limited to, traumatic brain injury, chronic traumatic encephalopathy, stroke, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Research incorporating contemporary virally based circuit tracing, optogenetic and DREAD approaches are encouraged.

Successful candidates are expected to maintain an independent, extramurally funded research program, and contribute to the department’s teaching mission. The department and campus have state-of-the-art laboratories, core facilities, and unique populations of inbred mouse strains for elucidating the pathogenesis and treatment of neurodegenerative diseases (https://www.uthsc.edu/citg/mouse-strain-and-pilot-projects.php). We offer competitive salary and start-up packages, and membership in our vibrant interdepartmental Neuroscience Institute (http://www.uthsc.edu/neuroscience/).

Candidates must have a Ph.D. or M.D. and significant extramural funding. For best consideration applications should be submitted by April 1, 2018. Submit curriculum vitae, summary of research interests, and contact information for three references, in a single Word or PDF file to hsimmers@uthsc.edu.

The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX, Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services.

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