The Department of Biology at the University of Maryland, College Park invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor in Neuroscience and/or Biophysics. We seek outstanding candidates taking innovative experimental and/or theoretical/computational approaches to address major questions that complement and/or integrate the interests of our sensory neurobiology and biophysics groups.
Applicants must have a doctoral degree and should have developed, or have demonstrated the potential to develop, an outstanding research program that garners competitive extramural funding. Postdoctoral experience is preferred. Applicants also must exhibit a commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring, including working with students and groups from underrepresented backgrounds. The University of Maryland and Department of Biology are committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community. Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students, and who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity are encouraged to identify their experience in these areas.
The University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship campus of the University of System of Maryland and is one of the most rapidly advancing public research universities in the country. We have close interactions with the University of Maryland Medical School in Baltimore and our close proximity to Washington D.C. facilitates interactions with researchers at an extraordinary range of instituti...ons (e.g., NIH, NIST, HHMI).
The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.