Assistant Professor tenure-track Faculty Position

Uconn Health
Farmington, Connecticut (US)
Commensurate with experience
Closing date
Jul 8, 2022

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Life Sciences, Neuroscience
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Full Time
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Department of Neuroscience, UConn School of Medicine

Assistant Professor tenure-track Faculty Position Opening

The Department of Neuroscience at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine invites highly motivated investigators who address significant questions in neuroscience to apply for tenure-track positions at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank. These include, but are not limited to, the control of synaptic plasticity or cognitive function, neuroinflammation, pathogenesis of neurodegeneration, and neurodevelopmental disorders. We welcome candidates that use the most advanced techniques in mouse genetics, system neurobiology and electrophysiology, especially those interested in deciphering disease etiology or carrying out translational studies that complement the strengths of this department.

The University of Connecticut School of Medicine located at UConn Health in Farmington has established areas of research excellence in Neuroscience, Aging, Immunology, Psychiatry, and Vascular Biology.  Our interactive, collaborative neuroscience community includes faculty in Neurology and Psychiatry as well as researchers on the main University of Connecticut campus. The University is expanding its brain research initiatives to promote collaborative research in multiple areas. The Bioscience Connecticut initiative has expanded health care offerings and research capabilities at UConn Health. Investigators at the Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine, located on the University’s Health Center campus, are easily accessible for collaboration. The applicant will gain access to growing translational research programs in Connecticut and to many outstanding on-campus core facilities. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to participate in teaching and mentoring medical and graduate students.

Minimum qualifications include a PhD and/or MD or MD/PhD.  Applicants who are about to complete postdoctoral training or in a transition state with funding will be considered for Assistant Professor.  Established individuals seeking an Associate Professorship should demonstrate a history of extramural funding, excellent publications and a record of successful mentorship of graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.  

Applicants may apply at with their CV, cover letter and a concise statement of their research and teaching interests, with the same documents also sent to . Search Number: 2021-502. Applicants should arrange to have at least three letters of reference sent to as a .pdf document on letterhead with signature.  

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