Faculty Position 

Location
New Brunswick, New Jersey (US)
Salary
Salary commensurate with experience.
Posted
October 23 2020
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia
Job Type
Faculty

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Institute for Neurological Therapeutics and Department of Neurology

The RWJMS Institute for Neurological Therapeutics (RINT) invites applications for faculty position to develop an innovative and interdisciplinary translational research program in neurological disease research focused on neurodegenerative and neuroimmunologic disorders. Rank and tenure status will be determined based on candidate’s qualifications.

Under the leadership of RINT Founding Director, M. Maral Mouradian, MD, the mission of the Institute is to promote translational research for the objective of elucidating the molecular pathogenesis of chronic incurable neurological disorders and developing novel therapies. Current emphasis by Institute investigators includes Parkinson’s disease, other alpha-synucleinopathies, and Multiple Sclerosis. Ample opportunities exist for collaborations with basic and clinical faculty at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, The Brain Health Institute, and with investigators across Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, and Rutgers University’s departments of Medicinal Chemistry, Chemical Biology, and Bioengineering. The Institute is housed in a state-of-the art research building located in the Piscataway, New Jersey campus. Rutgers provides competitive start-up packages and benefits. Additional information is available at:

http://rwjms.rutgers.edu/institutes/institute-for-neurological-therapeutics/mission

Applicants must hold a PhD, MD or MD / PhD, have at least 3 years of postdoctoral training in a relevant discipline, and a strong record of scholarly achievement. Candidates applying for a position at the Assistant Professor level are expected to have K99/R00 grants or equivalent and develop a rigorous extramurally funded research program. Candidates at the Associate and Full Professor level are expected to have an established federal grant portfolio. Priority will be given to outstanding applicants whose research focuses on translational research that can lead to neurotherapeutics. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the training of postdoctoral fellows, graduate and undergraduate students, and maintain a productive extramurally funded research program.

Interested individuals are encouraged to apply by submitting a curriculum vitae, a brief statement of research plans, and the contact information of three individuals who will provide letters of reference to:

Lauren Kelly

Executive Assistant to the Director

RWJMS Institute for Neurological Therapeutics

lk496@rwjms.rutgers.edu

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