Faculty Position - Neurovascular Center

Philadelphia, PA 19107
March 05 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

The Neurovascular Center of the Vickie and Jack Farber Institute for Neuroscience at Thomas Jefferson University seeks outstanding candidates for a faculty position working in stroke and neurovascular disease. Appointments will be considered at the Assistant and Associate Professor ranks. Applicants must have a Ph.D. or an M.D./Ph.D. degree with research in a relevant discipline such as blood-brain-barrier, ischemia-reperfusion, stem cells, etc. and are expected to develop a research program that complements the variety of existing programs in basic, translational and clinical neurosciences. Responsibilities will include overseeing a robust research program, didactic teaching of medical and graduate students, and laboratory training of graduate students. Candidates for an Assistant Professor faculty position must have a strong record of publications in high-­quality, peer-­reviewed journals and the ability to seek independent, extramural funding. Candidates for Associate Professor faculty appointment must have ongoing external funding to support their research.

The Vickie and Jack Farber Institute for Neuroscience at Jefferson was established with a generous gift from the Farber Family Foundation, Inc., and first opened its doors in early 2002. The Institute mission is the discovery and translation of scientific advancements into innovative treatments for diseases of the central and peripheral nervous system. We have brought together our globally recognized researchers and physicians from neurosurgery, neurology, psychiatry and neuroscience to create Disease Centers working on advancements in treating brain and spine disorders like Parkinson's disease, epilepsy, ALS, stroke and cerebral aneurysms, MS and brain tumors. The successful candidates will contribute to our goal of further expansion and help to strengthen collaborations that bring together faculty with complementary interests, disciplines and techniques so joint projects can be fostered and resources shared.

Applications should include a current CV (including a list of current research funding where appropriate), a maximum two-­page summary of research directions and goals and a list of at least three potential references. Please direct applications and inquiries (electronic format only) to:

Lorraine Iacovitti, PhD, Professor, Departments of Neuroscience, Neurology and Neurological Surgery, Research Director, Jefferson Neurovascular Center, Vickie & Jack Farber Institute for Neuroscience, Thomas Jefferson University at NVcenterjobs@jefferson.edu.

Applications will be considered as they arrive and until the available positions are filled, but early application is strongly encouraged. Thomas Jefferson University, located in Center City Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. As an employer, the Jefferson Enterprise maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.



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