Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Anatomy, Cell Biology & Physiology

Indianapolis, Indiana
September 03 2021
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The IU School of Medicine (IUSM) Department of Anatomy, Cell Biology & Physiology (ACBP) is seeking well-qualified and highly motivated applicants for a tenure-track faculty position in Neuroscience.  All academic ranks (Assistant to Full Professor) will be considered.  Successful applicants must have a PhD and/or MD degree. The recruitment is part of an initiative between ACBP and the Stark Neurosciences Research Institute (SNRI) to expand ongoing neurobiological research on the Indianapolis campus.  Areas of particular interest in include, but are not limited to, developmental neurobiology, especially synaptogenesis and cell fate determination, neurodevelopmental disorders such as neurofibromatosis, motor neuron biology, and diseases of the neuromuscular system. The IUSM is committed to advancing outstanding research in an integrated environment of basic science and clinical care.  
Faculty must be highly collaborative and eager to work in interdisciplinary teams across fields and participate in the entire research spectrum (basic science, translational, clinical).  Opportunities exist for collaborations at translational research in centers such as the Indiana Center for Musculoskeletal Health (ICMH) and throughout Indianapolis, including the thriving neurobiology research program at the Roudebush VA Hospital. The successful applicant will have opportunities to engage in medical and graduate teaching.  Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis; start dates are flexible.

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