Translational Neuroengineer

Location
Sacramento, California
Salary
Salary commesurate with credentials
Posted
Mar 29, 2021
Closes
Apr 28, 2021
Ref
JPF04028
Job Function
Faculty Member
Research Area
Motor Systems
Position Type
Full Time
Level
Entry Level

The Department of Neurological Surgery at the University of California, Davis, invites applications for a full-time faculty position as a translational neuroengineer to develop restorative therapies for brain injury and disease. 

Applications are encouraged from candidates with an innovative research portfolio and a strong background in neural engineering including but not limited to:

•          neuro-restoration

•          brain-computer interfaces

•          neural prosthetics

•          advancing therapies for brain injury and disease

Scholars who have strong and innovative research portfolios that would complement the existing research at the UC Davis School of Medicine, the Center for Neuroscience, School of Engineering, and other allied departments are encouraged to apply.

The appointment is open to all ranks withing the Regular (tenure track) and In-Residence series in the Department of Neurological Surgery with possibility of a joint appointment in another School or College.  

SELECTION CRITERIA

Candidates must possess a PhD or equivalent degree in a neuroscience-related discipline awarded by the time of hire. In addition, candidates must have:

-An active and productive research program in neural engineering

-Expertise in brain-machine interfaces to restore movements and speech

-Record of research creativity, independence and productivity across both fundamental neuroscience and translational engineering for restoring lost function

-Experience conducting neural engineering and neuroscience research as part of a clinical trial

-Record of obtaining, or the potential to obtain, extramural funding

-Demonstrated potential or experience with mentoring undergraduate, graduate and postdoctoral scholars from a diverse student population, including a commitment to foster diversity, equity and inclusion

-Excellent potential for interactions and collaborations with existing faculty in the UC Davis School of Medicine the Center for Neuroscience, and School or Engineering
 

APPLICATION PROCESS
 

For full consideration, applications must be received by April 22, 2021. However, the position will be open until filled through December 31, 2021. Qualified applicants should upload a Cover Letter, CV, Statement of Research, Authorization to Release Information, Letters of Reference, and a Statement of Diversity online at: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF04028

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