INVESTIGATOR (TENURE-TRACK) POSITION IN NEUROSCIENCE

Location
Research Triangle Park, North Carolina
Salary
Salary will be commensurate with the experience and qualifications of the candidate and full federal
Posted
July 02 2018
Ref
AC1355
Discipline
Other, Other
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Govt.
Job Type
Staff Scientist

 

INVESTIGATOR (TENURE-TRACK) POSITION IN NEUROSCIENCE

Department of Health and Human Services

National Institutes of Health

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

Neurobiology Laboratory

Division of Intramural Research

Research Triangle Park, North Carolina

 

The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), a major research component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Department of Health and Human Services, is inviting applications for a Tenure-Track Investigator in Neuroscience in the Neurobiology Laboratory (NL) within the Division of Intramural Research at the NIEHS in Research Triangle Park, NC. The individual selected for this position will have a strong record of accomplishments in the field of Neuroscience. Preference will be given to candidates who utilize innovative methodological approaches to investigate basic mechanisms underlying neuroinflammation and neurodegeneration. This person will be expected to develop an outstanding independent research program that complements and benefits from the other research programs within the NL (https://www.niehs.nih.gov/research/atniehs/labs/ln/index.cfm) and the Division of Intramural Research at NIEHS (https://www.niehs.nih.gov/research/atniehs/dir/index.cfm), and is consistent with the mission of the NIEHS (https://www.niehs.nih.gov/about/index.cfm), and NIH (https://www.nih.gov/about-nih).

Minimum qualifications:

Applicants should have a PhD, MD, DVM, or an equivalent doctoral degree, with three or more years of postdoctoral training in neuroscience, and a demonstrated ability to design and carry out original and innovative research. The initial appointment is for five years, and the tenureĀ­ track duration will depend on the applicant's accomplishments but will not exceed 7 years.

Salary/Benefits:

Salary will be commensurate with the experience and qualifications of the candidate and full federal benefits apply. An excellent start-up package including generous space allocation, full hardĀ­ money research support, and access to numerous centrally-funded core facilities are provided.

Equal Opportunity Employment:

Selection for this position will be based solely on merit, with no discrimination for non-merit reasons such as race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, political affiliation, marital status, disability, age, or membership or non-membership in an employee organization. The NIH encourages the application and nomination of qualified women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities.

Foreign Education:

Applicants who have completed part or all of their education outside of the US must have their foreign education evaluated by an accredited organization to ensure that the foreign education is equivalent to education received in accredited educational institutions in the United States. We will only accept the completed foreign education evaluation. For more information on foreign education verification, visit the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) website at http://www.naces.org/. Verification must be received prior to the effective date of the appointment.

Reasonable Accommodation:

NIH provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you require reasonable accommodation during any part of the application and hiring process, please notify us. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

How to Apply:

Applications will be accepted beginning July 2, 2018. Interested candidates should submit their full curriculum vitae including bibliography and a 3- to 4-page statement of past research and future plans, as ONE (1) combined PDF to Ms. Bonnie Earnhardt at int-appls@niehs.nih.gov. Please reference vacancy number DIR-AC1355 and your name in the subject line of your email submission. Please include in your CV a description of mentoring and outreach activities, especially those involving women, or persons from other groups which are underrepresented in biomedical research. In addition, applicants must arrange to have three (3) letters of recommendation sent to int-appls@niehs.nih.gov. Please be sure referees include your name and Vacancy Number DIR-AC1355 in the subject line of their email. For further information about the position, please contact Dr. Jerrel Yakel at yakel@niehs.nih.gov. The selection committee will begin evaluating applications on August 31, 2018, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Incomplete applications or paper applications will not be accepted or evaluated.

The NIH is the premier biomedical research center for the world. Its 27 institutes and centers employ more than 18,000 employees doing a vast array of jobs, all supporting efforts for a healthy nation. For information about the NIH mission, goals and institutes and centers, visit https://www.nih.gov/about-nih.

DO NOT INCLUDE YOUR BIRTH DATE OR SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER (SSN) ON APPLICATION MATERIALS.

DHHS AND NIH ARE EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYERS

 

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