Faculty Position in Neuroscience

Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, Georgia
October 05 2018
Position Type
Full Time
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The College of Sciences at the Georgia Institute of Technology invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant professor level in neuroscience. This search represents a critical step in our ongoing, institute-wide initiative in expanding the neuroscience and neuroengineering community at Georgia Tech that has launched a successful undergraduate major and that is developing graduate training in neuroscience. We invite applications from outstanding researchers pursuing innovative questions and cutting edge methodologies aimed preferentially at the cellular or molecular levels, broadly interpreted within a wide range of fields and models of study in neuroscience.  The successful candidate will benefit from academic interactions through membership in our interdisciplinary neuroscience community (http://neuro.gatech.edu/), which incorporates science and technology from multiple schools spanning the Colleges of Sciences, Engineering and Computing.

Georgia Tech is a top-ranked public research university situated in the heart of Atlanta, a diverse and vibrant city with great economic and cultural strengths. The Institute is a member of the University System of Georgia, the Georgia Research Alliance, and the Association of American Universities. Georgia Tech prides itself on its technology resources, collaborations, high-quality student body, and its commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests, a description of teaching interests as well as their advising/mentoring philosophy, and the names and contact information for at least three references. Application materials should be submitted as .PDF files via http://searches.biology.gatech.edu. Requests for information may be directed to searches@biosci.gatech.edu. Applications will be considered beginning October 29, 2018, but the search will continue until the positions are filled. An earned doctorate is required by the start of the appointment, and a background check must be completed prior to employment.

Georgia Tech is an equal education/employment opportunity institution dedicated to building a diverse community. We strongly encourage applications from women, underrepresented minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. Georgia Tech has policies to promote a healthy work-life balance and is aware that attracting faculty may require meeting the needs of two careers.