Assistant or Associate Professor (Neurological Sciences)
Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Institute for Neurological Therapeutics
The RWJMS Institute for Neurological Therapeutics (RINT) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level to develop an innovative and interdisciplinary translational research program in neurological therapeutics for neurodegenerative disorders.
Under the leadership of the Founding Director, M. Maral Mouradian, MD, the mission of the Institute is to promote translational research for the objective of elucidating the molecular pathogenesis of chronic incurable neurodegenerative disorders and developing novel therapies. Current emphasis by Institute investigators includes Parkinson’s disease, other alpha-synucleinopathies, and Multiple Sclerosis. Ample opportunities exist for collaborations with basic and clinical faculty at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, The Brain Health Institute, and with investigators across Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, and Rutgers University’s departments of Medicinal Chemistry, Chemical Biology, and Bioengineering. The Institute is housed in a state-of-the art research building located in the Piscataway, New Jersey campus. Rutgers provides competitive start-up packages and benefits. Additional information is available at:
Applicants must hold a PhD, MD or MD / PhD, have at least 3 years of postdoctoral training in a relevant discipline, and a strong record of scholarly achievement. Priority will be given to outstanding applicants whose research focuses on translational research in neurotherapeutics. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the training of postdoctoral fellows, graduate and undergraduate students, and maintain a productive extramurally funded research program.
Interested individuals are encouraged to apply by submitting a curriculum vitae, a brief statement of research plans, and the contact information of three individuals who will provide letters of reference to:
Executive Assistant to the Director RWJMS Institute for Neurological Therapeutics
Rutgers University is an AA/EOE, M/F/D/V & a member of the State University Health System of NJ. Women & minorities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit: www.uhr.rutgers.edu.