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Tenure-Track or Tenured Faculty: Human Neuroscience of Brain Network Function and Brain Injury

Employer
University of Chicago, Department of Neurology
Location
Chicago, Illinois
Salary
Open for negotiation
Closing date
Mar 17, 2024

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Discipline
Life Sciences, Neuroscience
Position Type
Full Time
Job Type
Faculty
Organization Type
Academia

Tenure-Track or Tenured Faculty: Human Neuroscience of Brain Network Function and Brain Injury

The University of Chicago's Department of Neurology in the Biological Sciences Division is searching for a tenured or tenure-track faculty member at any rank working in the general area of network-neuroscience in human subjects with a focus on cognition and brain injury. The appointee will be expected to develop a productive and impactful research program and to contribute to the educational mission of the department, which includes teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels and training of graduate and post-graduate Ph.D. and M.D. researchers. Academic rank and compensation (including a generous package of fringe benefits) are dependent upon qualifications.

The Department has many opportunities for collaboration in the areas of cerebrovascular disease, traumatic brain injury, epilepsy, and multiple sclerosis. In addition, the resources and environment for research at the University of Chicago are excellent, including a vibrant neuroscience community organized around the Neuroscience Institute (https://neuroscience.uchicago.edu/), a research-dedicated MRI facility, and an array of instrumentation for human neuroscience available through the Center for Neurocognitive Outcomes Improvement Research in the Department of Neurology (https://cnoir.bsd.uchicago.edu/).
 
Prior to the start of employment, qualified applicants must:1) have a doctoral degree or equivalent in Biological or Biomedical Sciences or related disciplines and 2) have completed postdoctoral training.

We especially welcome applications from candidates with research interests that fall broadly within the human-neurosciences of brain networks and brain injury, including topics and methods such as lesion-network mapping, structural and functional MRI connectivity, neuromodulation, large-dataset curation, and assessment of cognition, memory, and functional outcomes. Publication record and ability to obtain extramural grants will be considered.
 
To be considered, those interested must apply through The University of Chicago‚ Academic Recruitment job board, which uses Interfolio to accept applications: http://apply.interfolio.com/140407. Applicants must upload a cover letter, CV including bibliography, contact information for three references, and statement of research interests. Review of complete applications will continue until the position is filled.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All University departments and institutes are charged with building a faculty from a diversity of backgrounds and with diverse viewpoints; with cultivating an inclusive community that values freedom of expression; and with welcoming and supporting all their members.

We seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an academic community that places the highest value on rigorous inquiry and encourages diverse perspectives, experiences, groups of individuals, and ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual challenge, engagement, and exchange. The University’s Statements on Diversity are at https://provost.uchicago.edu/statements-diversity.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination.

Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-834-3988 or email equalopportunity@uchicago.edu with their request.

 

 

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