Faculty Positions in Neuroscience at University of Maryland School of Medicine

University of Maryland, Baltimore
Maryland (US)
We offer an intellectual and collaborative environment with highly competitive salary.
April 09 2019
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Full Time
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The Department of Pharmacology (http://pharmacology.umaryland.edu) is expanding its academic ranks. Several non-tenure and tenure-track track faculty positions starting at the Assistant Professor level are now open (Position #03-304-025). 

Candidates working in all sub- disciplines of neuroscience are welcome to apply.  We are particularly interested in building our research relevant to neuroendocrinology, epigenetics, neuroinflammation, neurodevelopment, synaptic plasticity and the neurobiology of sleep. Successful research programs in these areas will strongly complement existing strengths within the department and present avenues of collaboration between both basic and translational researchers within the University of Maryland, School of Medicine.

Candidates should hold a Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree and have a strong history of scholarly activity. We are seeking to fill multiple faculty positions, at the expected rank of Assistant Professor or higher, however, rank and tenure status is dependent on candidate’s qualifications. Preference will be given to those with an independent funded research program and whose presence will catalyze multi-PI initiatives within the department. We offer an outstanding intellectual and collaborative environment with highly competitive salary and recruitment packages. All department faculty are members of the Graduate Program in Life Sciences which awards the PhD in eight biomedical disciplines (http://lifesciences.umaryland.edu).

Candidates should provide the following information as one single PDF file: 

  • detailed Curriculum Vitae, 
  • a brief statement of research interests and goals, 
  • names and contact information for three references. 



For best consideration candidates should submit their application by June 1, 2019 (although applications will be accepted until the positions are filled) through the UMB Taleo system. Applications should be addressed to the attention of Dr. Jessica A. Mong, Department of Pharmacology.

The University of Maryland, Baltimore is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy.

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