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Assistant Professor of Anatomy & Neurobiology

UPR School of Medicine
San Juan, Puerto Rico
$73,548/year + benefits
Closing date
Oct 30, 2022

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The Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology of the US LCME-accredited School of Medicine of the University of Puerto Rico (UPR) invites applications for tenure-track positions at the Assistant Professor level, focused on research, teaching, and service, to begin between January and June 2023. Applicants should hold a PhD or an MD/PhD in a biomedical science or related field from an accredited academic institution, and should have postdoctoral research experience, a publication record, and experience applying for external competitive research funding. Experience in the training of graduate students as well as in teaching medical and/or graduate courses is highly desirable. The field of research, within the disciplines of Anatomy and Neurobiology, is open. Teaching responsibilities will be in the fields of human histology/cell biology, embryology, gross anatomy, and neuroscience. Candidates are also expected to share the department´s strong commitment to student mentoring and outreach activities. Bilingualism (Spanish/English) is considered highly valuable, but not required. The successful candidates for these tenure-track positions will be provided with laboratory space at the main campus, salary + benefits to be provided by the institution, access to shared facilities and equipment, and access to students from various programs. The opportunity to request Puerto Rico´s Law 60 tax exemption for salary provided through external funding would also be available.  Applications should include the following: 1) a cover letter; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) copy of diploma and/or degree credentials; 4) statement of research experience, interests, and plans; 5) statement of teaching philosophy and interests; and 6) letters of recommendation to be submitted directly by three to five referees. Materials should be sent via email to: Dr. María A. Sosa, Chair, Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology, School of Medicine, Medical Sciences Campus, University of Puerto Rico, PO Box 365067, San Juan, PR 00936-5067 (e-mail Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2022 and continue until the positions are filled. Puerto Rico is part of the US and the UPR School of Medicine is LCME accredited and is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer.


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