Asst or Assoc Professor of Neurosciences

University of New Mexico School of Medicine
$80,000-$100,000 DOE, DOQ plus benefits
September 20 2019
Position Type
Full Time
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The University of New Mexico School of Medicine

The Department of Neurosciences invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. 

Minimum Requirements: Applicants must have a Ph.D. or M.D. degree, or the equivalent, and have postdoctoral experience. 


1) Applicants with an established, or strong potential to establish, an independent research program, as evidenced by funding history, publication record, and/or innovative research plan.

2) Applicants with extensive experience working with rodent models, whose research interests and expertise complement the collaborative research activities within the Department of Neurosciences (see or either of our programmatic research centers; the New Mexico Alcohol Research Center on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders ( and the Center for Brain Recovery and Repair on TBI and stroke (

3) Experience or interest in participating in graduate and medical school teaching programs. 

The position includes a competitive state-funded salary, research start-up funds and state-of-the-art research and shared core facilities. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to collaborate with other UNM Health Sciences departments and centers such as Neurology, Psychology, Psychiatry, and MIND Research Network and others. The Department of Neurosciences aims to foster a diverse body of research to strengthen the neuroscience research community at the University of New Mexico. Women and underrepresented minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

For best consideration, applications must be received by November 4, 2019; however, the position will remain open until filled. A complete application must include a letter of interest addressing each minimum and preferred qualification, and relating personal qualifications to the responsibilities of the position; research proposal; CV or resume; teaching philosophy; and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three references. This position may be subject to criminal records screening in accordance with New Mexico law. If criminal records screening is mandated, clearance by the New Mexico Department of Health is required as a condition of employment. 

The University of New Mexico is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer and educator.  UNM’s confidentiality policy (“Disclosure of Information about Candidates for Employment,” UNM Board of Regents’ Policy Manual 6.7), which includes information about public disclosure of documents submitted by applicants, is located at