Research Assistant Professor, Neuroscience

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Jun 10, 2019
Jul 10, 2019
Position Type
Full Time

The Neurovascular Center of the Vickie and Jack Farber Institute for Neuroscience at Thomas Jefferson University seeks outstanding candidates for a faculty position at the Research Assistant Professor rank. Applicants must have a Ph.D. or an M.D./Ph.D. degree with a research background in a relevant discipline such as blood-brain-barrier, ischemia-reperfusion, stem cells, or neuroinflammation which complements existing programs in basic and translational neurosciences at Jefferson. Candidates must have a strong record of publications in high-­quality, peer-­reviewed journals and the ability to seek independent, extramural funding.

The Vickie and Jack Farber Institute for Neuroscience at Jefferson brings together globally recognized researchers and physicians from neurosurgery, neurology, psychiatry and neuroscience to create Disease Centers working as integrated research and clinical strategic programs to treat brain disorders like stroke, Parkinson's disease, epilepsy, ALS, MS, and brain tumors.

Applications should include a current CV (including a list of current research funding where appropriate), a maximum two-­page summary of research directions and goals and a list of three potential references. Please direct applications and inquiries (electronic format only) no later than August 15, 2019 to:

Lorraine Iacovitti, PhD, Professor, Departments of Neuroscience, Neurology and Neurological Surgery Research Director, Jefferson Neurovascular Center, Vickie & Jack Farber Institute for Neuroscience, Thomas Jefferson Universityat

Thomas Jefferson University, located in Center City Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is an equal opportunity employer. Applications will be considered as they arrive and until the available positions are filled, but early application is strongly encouraged.


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