The Neuroscience Research Division of the Psychiatry Department at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center is seeking outstanding neuroscientists with strong interest in the neurobiological basis of mental illness, including addiction, autism, depression, schizophrenia and brain injury for tenure track Assistant Professor positions. Candidates with research expertise and interest in synaptic and cellular biology, genetics/epigenetics with a translational mental illness component are preferred. Successful candidates will bring state of the art expertise, complement research of current faculty members (http://www.utsouthwestern.edu/education/medicalschool/departments/psychiatry/divisions/psychiatry-neuroscience/), and participate in the development of disease-based research Centers of Excellence.
Candidates must have an MD and/or PhD degree, postdoctoral research experience, and a record of outstanding research publications. The selected candidates will be eligible for a competitive support package designed to foster early career development. The Psychiatry Neuroscience Division is a multidisciplinary and highly collaborative research group. Interested applicants should submit an electronic curriculum vitae, a 2-page summary of past research and future research plans, and arrange to have 3 letters of recommendation sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will be accepted through December 15, 2017.
UT Southwestern, one of the premier academic medical centers in the nation, integrates pioneering biomedical research with exceptional clinical care and education. The institution’s faculty includes many distinguished members, including six who have been awarded Nobel Prizes since 1985. The faculty of almost 2,800 is responsible for groundbreaking medical advances and is committed to translating s...cience-driven research quickly to new clinical treatments. UT Southwestern physicians provide medical care in about 80 specialties to more than 100,000 hospitalized patients and oversee approximately 2.2 million outpatient visits a year.