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Assistant Professor, Theoretical / Computational Neuroscience

Employer
Washington University School of Medicine--Dept of Neuroscience
Location
Saint Louis, Missouri
Salary
Competitive salary & excellent benefits available
Closing date
Oct 6, 2022

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Discipline
Life Sciences, Computational Biology, Neuroscience
Position Type
Full Time
Job Type
Faculty
Organization Type
Academia
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The Department of Neuroscience at Washington University School of Medicine is currently recruiting investigators with the passion to create knowledge, pursue bold visions, and challenge canonical thinking as we expand into our new 600,000 sq ft purpose-built neurosciences research building.

We are now seeking tenure-track investigators at the level of Assistant Professor to develop innovative research programs in Theoretical/Computational Neuroscience.

Applicants should have a strong background in physics, mathematics, engineering or computer science, or any related field and hold a PhD. The successful candidates will join a thriving theoretical/computational neuroscience community at Washington University. We are particularly interested in researchers who are both creative and collaborative. The Department of Neuroscience has world-class research strengths in systems, circuits and behavior, cellular and molecular neuroscience using a variety of animal models including worms, flies, zebrafish, rodents and non-human primates.

The Department’s focus on fundamental neuroscience, outstanding research support facilities, and the depth, breadth and collegiality of our culture provide an exceptional environment to launch your independent research program. Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our Department highly values all our researchers, staff and trainees, and we provide an inclusive environment for people from diverse backgrounds and experiences. We are dedicated to advancing diversity and inclusion, core values shared by the School of Medicine and the entire university. Facilitated by the Department of Neuroscience liaison to the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at the Washington University School of Medicine, we are enabling initiatives that promote diversity and ensure that the department continues to be a welcoming place for everyone. 

To apply, submit an application packet including a cover letter describing your interest in our Department, curriculum vitae, a research statement (of no more than 3 pages) at https://neuroscience.wustl.edu/assistant-professor-theoretical-computational-neuroscience/ and arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be sent to neurosearch@wustl.edu c/o Professor Linda J. Richards, Head, Department of Neuroscience, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 63110. The review of applications will begin on October 21, 2022.

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