Endowed Professorship in Neuroscience

Augusta, Georgia
Feb 15, 2021
Mar 17, 2021
Job Function
Faculty Member
Position Type
Full Time
Senior Level

Endowed Professorship in Neuroscience

Medical College of Georgia, Augusta University – Department of Neuroscience & Regenerative Medicine is seeking a neuroscientist at the senior level to fill an endowed chair position. We specifically seek an individual with a record of outstanding research accomplishments, proven ability to secure sustained extramural funding and demonstrated leadership in the field of neuropsychiatric disorders.

Candidates must hold a PhD and/or MD and must be eligible for a faculty appointment at the full Professor level. Other desirable qualifications for this twelve-month, tenured/tenure-track faculty position include:

  • An established national and international reputation in the field of neurobiology of stress and neuropsychiatric disorders.
  • Sustained success in obtaining external funding for research
  • Exceptional track record of publications in top scientific journals
  • Evidence of a commitment to fostering multidisciplinary collaborations with other academic researchers both inside and outside the university
  • Unique, cutting edge technology expertise
  • History of scientific innovation leading to patentable products

The successful candidate will be expected to lead or participate in collaborative research projects. Commitment to academic, scholarly, and service functions within the university is expected. The successful candidate will join a rapidly growing and highly interactive neuroscience community at MCG. Our department is home to the Transgenic and Genome Editing Core and the Viral Vector Core and houses a state-of-the-art microscopic facility, including multiphoton/confocal microscopes and light-sheet microscopes. Department faculty have access to the University core research facilities for electron microscopy and histology, cell and tissue imaging, small animal behavior and imaging, genomics and proteomics, and bioinformatics.

We offer highly competitive start-up funds, laboratory space and salary. Onsite technology incubator laboratories are available on campus.

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of current/future research interests, and contact information for three references to: Ann Stephens (annstephens@augusta.edu) and apply for job opening #224162 at https://www.augusta.edu/hr/jobs/faculty/. Also please visit our department homepage: https://www.augusta.edu/mcg/dnrm. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until the positions are filled. AU is an EEO/AA/Equal Access Employer.


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