Assistant Professor of Neurology (Tenure-Track)

Los Angeles, CA
April 05 2018
Health Sciences
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Full Time
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Assistant Professor of Neurology (Tenure-Track)

The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the "Trojan Family," which is comprised of the faculty, students and staff that make the university what it is.

The USC Stevens Neuroimaging and Informatics Institute (INI) seeks highly-qualified applicants for the position of Assistant Professor (tenure-track).  The successful applicant will have a minimum 5+ years experience (post doctoral degree) in imaging in aging and neurodegenerative diseases. A particular emphasis on functional and structural connectivity in Alzheimer’s disease is desired. The candidate should have specific interest in mechanistic processes of aging include neuroinflammation, and/or genetics. A strong foundation in understanding the role of imaging, genetics, and clinical phenotypes in characterizing age- and disease-related phenomena is desired. The candidate should have a PhD in Neuroscience, Psychology, or other related disciplines; a strong foundation in neuroimaging and 5+ years post-PhD research experience with a successful publication record and teaching experience is required. The applicant must demonstrate an ability to work with a highly collaborative and multidisciplinary team. Further, the applicant must have demonstrated a strong track record of obtaining independent funding to support a research program.

The USC Stevens INI aims to enhance discovery through the application of imaging and other data and information technologies in the study of the brain. INI is dedicated to excellence in data acquisition, analysis, stewardship and computational innovation for the purpose of biomedical research. Our Institute manages considerable computational infrastructure and is dedicated to the development of scientific approaches for the comprehensive mapping of brain structure and function.

In addition to our research goals, INI trains the next generation of scientists through the Masters in Neuroimaging and Informatics program.  This one-year advanced program of study provides students with a deep understanding of the scientific and clinical underpinnings of neuroimaging science and how to leverage it in large-scale to make new and important discoveries in biomedicine. The candidate must have demonstrated excellence in teaching at the undergraduate or graduate level and would be expected to teach a semester-long course in the NIIN Masters Program. 

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The University of Southern California strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.  Women and men, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.