The Children’s Research Institute (CRI) at Children’s National Health System (CNHS) is seeking applications for a newly vacated position of Director, Center Neuroscience Research (CNR). CNR is known nationally and internationally for its translational multidisciplinary research in neural development and neurodevelopmental disorders, and in developmental disabilities (http://childrensnational.org/research-and-education/center-for-neuroscience-research). CNR hosts sophisticated and tissue microscopy, animal/human neurobehavior, and animal/human imaging cores. CNR is currently home to more than 50 multidisciplinary investigators.
The successful candidate who will become the Wolf-Pack Distinguished Professor of Neuroscience will have a doctoral (MD and/or PhD or equivalent) degree and a track record of accomplishments suitable for the academic rank of tenured Full Professor at the George Washington University School of Medicine. He/she will be expected to have demonstrated high quality research, which has attracted extensive extramural peer-reviewed funding and published in high impact journals. In addition, the candidate would have demonstrated leadership skills and a track record of successful mentoring and training of junior scientists. Preferred areas of research focus include - but are not limited to neural development and neurodevelopmental disorders, fetal and neonatal brain injury, and neurological pediatric diseases. A generous package of support and laboratory space will be provided for the successful candidate to allow his/her research and the center’s programs to thrive in a nurturing academic and clinical environment.
Applicants may forward a curriculum vitae and a short letter summarizing accomplishments and goals electronically to email@example.com or by mail to John Ferry, MD MBA FAAP, Senior Client Partner, Korn Ferry, One International Place, 10th Floor Suite 1020, Boston, MA 02110
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