The Department of Neuroscience at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine https://www.feinberg.northwestern.edu/sites/neuroscience/ seeks a full-time tenure track Investigator at the rank of Assistant, Associate or full Professor. Outstanding candidates in all disciplines of neuroscience applying modern experimental and/or computational approaches to understand cellular, synaptic, or circuit function in health and disease are encouraged to apply. Northwestern embraces the importance of diversity and inclusion, and we especially encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds and those underrepresented in neuroscience to apply.
The successful candidate will join a thriving, collegial and supportive department at the heart of the neuroscience community based in downtown Chicago in the Feinberg School of Medicine. Northwestern has a large neuroscience community consisting of over 150 faculty members, located on both Chicago and Evanston campuses, providing many opportunities for collaboration. The scientific environment at Northwestern is rich with core facilities, robust cross-disciplinary graduate training programs, and diverse expertise. Applicants should have an outstanding record of research that adds to existing departmental strengths. The successful applicant will receive a competitive start-up package, with modern lab and office space, and will have the opportunity to participate in graduate training and several active neuroscience associated NIH training programs.
Candidates should have a PhD, MD/PhD or MD degree, a record of research accomplishment in line with their career stage, and evidence of successfully competing for funding. Salary is commensurate with experience. The start date is negotiable and the position will remain open until filled.
When applying, please upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, description of research accomplishments and future plans, and a statement on mentoring philosophy and support for diversity and equity in academia along with this completed list of references form to suggest the names of individuals who could write letters of reference on your behalf.