The Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy at the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, School of Medicine in New Orleans is seeking a full-time academic faculty member at the rank of Assistant to Associate Professor– Research in neurobiology on the non-tenure track.
Departmental research strengths include, but are not limited to, synaptic physiology, electrophysiology, and computational neuroscience. The Centers of Excellence in Neuroscience, Alcohol and Drug Abuse, Cancer, and Cardiovascular Biology provide additional collaborative opportunities.
The successful candidate is expected to work independently, as well as collaboratively, using existing shared departmental resources for routine molecular biology, cell microscopy, RNAscope, and a Linux cluster. Candidates must have a clear vision on how to maintain (or establish) a funded research program, as well as the skills and publication record to support this vision utilizing the resources available in the department.
About Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans
The Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy has a history of strong commitment to the various missions of the LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans– research, education and service. The department is actively involved in the teaching of many courses in the Schools of Medicine, Dentistry, Allied Health, Nursing and Graduate Studies.
The research programs of the department have greatly expand...ed over the past several years through the hiring of faculty who have expertise in the areas of cell and molecular biology, developmental biology, and neurobiology. Within the department are several core equipment research facilities which support investigators within the department and the rest of the LSUHSC. Some of the current research programs among others within the department are: studies of receptor, channel, and membrane properties of neurons; cellular and behavioral function of the visual system; brain development and plasticity; developmental biology; and computer imaging technology used to study human embryonic development.