Assistant/Associate Professor

Shreveport, Louisiana
From $92,000 to $102,000 + benefits, commensurate with experience
March 15 2019
Position Type
Full Time
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The Department of Cellular Biology and Anatomy at the LSU Health Sciences Center School of Medicine in Shreveport is currently seeking a candidate holding a Ph.D. or equivalent degree for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor.  To be successful, the candidate should have expertise in the area of the Neurosciences/Neurobiology.  Candidates having established research expertise in the area of stroke and/or the neurobiological sequeliae associated with stroke will be given special consideration.  

This position is part of a continued expansion of the research program in the department.  The requirements for Assistant Professor include a minimum of two years of post-doctoral research experience and for Associate Professor a minimum of five years of experience at the level of Assistant Professor. The successful candidate is also expected to have a distinguished record of scholarly and research activity, including teaching experience in Neuroanatomy/Neurobiology, and in one or more of the following disciplines: Cellular Biology, Anatomy, or Histology.  For the Associate Professor level, extramural funding (NIH R01 or equivalent) is expected.   Salary and start-up packages will be commensurate with experience.

This is an exciting opportunity for the appropriate candidate to play a significant role in an active, dynamic work environment.   It is also expected that the new faculty member will take an active role in the continued growth of the newly established LSUHSC-S Center for Brain Health.

Please submit application with full curriculum vitae and names of three references via email to: Dr. Kevin McCarthy (, Professor and Chair, Department of Cellular Biology and Anatomy, LSU Health Sciences Center, School of Medicine in Shreveport, Shreveport, LA 71130. Please include with your packet a letter that summarizes your future research plans. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

LSU Health Shreveport is committed to diversity and is an equal opportunity/equal access employer.